Stephen F Austin State University (SFASU)

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SFASU can be found in Nacogdoches, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around fourteen thousand students enrolled each year at Stephen F Austin State University.

Many of the students admitted to SFASU got an SAT score between 1310 to 1610, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 19 to 24. We were able to estimate the SFASU average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 60 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Stephen F Austin State University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 35 percent continued on to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the SFASU acceptance rate 2015 will be around 58%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall SFASU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Stephen F Austin State University was reported as 56.9% in Fall 2013 with over 11,400 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SFASU SAT Scores: 1310 - 1610
  • SFASU ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • SFASU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Stephen F Austin State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Stephen F Austin State University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Stephen F Austin State University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.7%
  • 2010-2011: 49.6%
  • 2011-2012: 62.7%
  • 2012-2013: 55.8%
  • 2013-2014: 56.9%
  • Projected SFASU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 57.8%

How Does SFASU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Stephen F Austin State University is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The University of Texas at Tyler82.0%
Sam Houston State University65.0%
Northwestern State University of Louisiana84.0%
Lamar University76.8%
McNeese State University61.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to SFASU (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 540
Math460 - 550
Writing420 - 520
Total Score1310 - 1610
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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