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Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University, also known as SRSU, is located in Alpine, Texas, United States. It was established in the year 1917 as Sul Ross Normal College. SRSU was named in honor of Lawrence Sullivan Ross, former Texas governor and Civil War general. It gained university status in 1969. SRSU offers degrees through its academic schools, which are:

  • School of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Professional Studies

Students of SRSU have access to a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, softball, football, volleyball, tennis, cross country, and track. There is a wide range of student clubs and organizations including the Rodeo Club, Media Club, Newman Club, and SRSU College Republicans.

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Contacting Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University
400 North Harrison
Alpine , TX 79832
General Phone: (432) 837-8011
http://www.sulross.edu

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Sul Ross State University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts186Hispanic-American studies, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, political science, ...
Education and Teaching123education, educational administration, special ed, school counseling, physical education teaching, reading teaching
Business and Management62business, business management, accounting, international business, MIS
Security and Law Enforcement36criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy31health and physical education
Animal Science and Care29equestrian studies, animal science
Therapy and Counseling26psychology
Science22biology, environmental biology, chemistry, geology
Conservation and Resource Management15wildlife management
Art Studies10art studies
Office and Administration7office management
Medical Support and Technology6veterinary assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine5licensed practical nurse
Agricultural Science and Management5agricultural operations, food processing
Mathematics4mathematics
Family and Social Work3public administration
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Music1music
Engineering Technician1industrial tech
Drama and Performing Arts0drama

Number of programs and degrees for Sul Ross State University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree36131
Associate's degree92
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years73
Master's degree19620

Sul Ross State University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sul Ross State University had a total enrollment of 2,717 students (2,199 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 67%
Graduate 33%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 36%
Black 3%
Hispanic 59%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 14%
20-21 16%
22-24 19%
25-29 16%
30-34 12%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Sul Ross State University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %

Sul Ross State University Room and Board (2007)

Sul Ross State University offers campus housing for 500 of its 2,199 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Alpine, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Sul Ross State University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,202
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,944
Room and board $ 6,190
Books and supplies $ 1,111
Other expenses $ 3,019

Financial Aid:
Sul Ross State University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 362500)

Sul Ross State University Faculty

Sul Ross State University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured4922
Non-tenured, but on tenure track257
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1312

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$100,6682*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
Lecturercalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$91,3636$70,763

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year35$68,3363$62,580
Associate professoracademic year14$53,17815$52,216
Assistant professoracademic year22$46,8327$49,150
Lectureracademic year12$49,43910$36,507
All faculty totalacademic year83$57,34735$48,003

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Sul Ross State University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Football American Southwest Conference
Basketball American Southwest Conference
Baseball American Southwest Conference
Track American Southwest Conference

Sul Ross State University Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural and Food Products Processing

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Music
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Environmental Biology
Geology/Earth Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Sul Ross State University Highlights

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What Sets Sul Ross State University Apart:

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Dorm rooms per full-time student
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 5%Sul Ross State University Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Sul Ross State University Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Sul Ross State University % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Sul Ross State University % of degrees in conservation and resource management
% of degrees in animal science and care
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Sul Ross State University % of degrees in animal science and care
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Sul Ross State University Minority % of student body
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 17%Sul Ross State University % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Sul Ross State University Number of degree programs
% of degrees in mathematics
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Sul Ross State University % of degrees in mathematics
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Sul Ross State University % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in drama and performing arts
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Sul Ross State University % of degrees in drama and performing arts
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Sul Ross State University Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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