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SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY
Sul Ross State University
P.O. Box C-114
Alpine, TX 79832

Official telephone: (432) 837-8011
Toll-free telephone: (888) 722-7778
Fax number: (432) 837-8334

Website: www.sulross.edu


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Screen last updated on: February 26, 2014
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Semester/term begin dates: in late August and mid-January.
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students held in June, July, August, and January.
Number and length of summer sessions: Two summer sessions of five weeks each.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Majors with the highest enrollment: range science/agribusiness, education
Majors with the lowest enrollment: music, mathematics, chemistry
Average freshman GPA: 2.3 on a 4.0 scale
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 49%
Student:Faculty ratio: 14:1
Total faculty: 106 men, 69 women, 175 total
Full-time faculty: 73 men, 47 women, 120 total
Part-time faculty: 33 men, 22 women, 55 total
Graduation rate: 23% within six years

REQUIRED UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM
General education/core curriculum is required: yes
Minor requirements: required of some for graduation
Physical education is required: yes
There are religious requirements for graduation: no

PROGRAMS OFFERED
Graduate studies homepage: https://wss.sulross.edu/
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Special programs offered:
double majors, dual degrees, independent study, honors program, internships, distance learning
Minors and other miscellaneous programs offered:
Minors offered in some majors.
Preprofessional programs offered:
pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-veterinary science, pre-pharmacy, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry
Education certifications:
early childhood, elementary, middle/junior high, secondary, vo-tech
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes: yes

LIST OF MAJORS
Associate's Degrees

  • Farrier Technology
  • Meat Technology
  • Veterinary Technology
Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Animal Health Management
  • Animal Science
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration/Accounting
  • Business Administration/Office Systems
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Equine Science
  • Geology
  • History
  • Industrial Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology/Sports
  • Mathematics
  • Meat Industry Management
  • Mexican-American Studies
  • Music
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Range Science/Agribusiness
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish
  • Theatre

ADVANCED CREDIT/PLACEMENT
Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 3 or higher)
  • credit for CLEP general
  • credit for CLEP subject
  • neither credit nor placement for Regents College Exams (RCE)
  • neither credit nor placement for ACT PEP
  • credit for DANTES
  • neither credit nor placement for school's own challenge exams
  • credit for relevant military experience
  • neither credit nor placement for relevant life experience
  • neither credit nor placement for international baccalaureate



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