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Be A Bearkat!
Welcome to Sam Houston State University, home of the Bearkats! Nestled in the region of East Texas known as the Piney Woods, Sam Houston State is surrounded by majestic pines, a national forest, lakes and rivers, and rolling hills.
Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its Huntsville roots. Located just an hour north of Houston, Sam Houston State, with its beautiful campus charm, has a Texas small town feel with large scale opportunities offering top-ranked degree programs.
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