Sam Houston State Sees Payoff With Advising Center

For those who put a premium on graduation rates, Sam Houston State University probably fails to impress, with 30 percent of students getting their degree in four years, 54 percent graduating in six years and 58 percent graduating in a decade, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

But for the university — one of the state’s oldest — it’s a marked improvement from its position 10 years ago. The four-year rate is now about even with the state average and the sixth-highest at a public university in Texas. In 2002, the four-year rate was at 17 percent and ...

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