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Getting to SFA

How to get here

Even though we’re named after Stephen F. Austin, we’re not located in Austin. (We know... It’s confusing.) SFA is actually located in Nacogdoches, which is right in the heart of the East Texas Piney Woods and just a few hours away from several major cities:

From Austin area (drive time: 4 – 4.5 hours)

ROUTE 1:

  • Take Highway 290 East to Highway 21 East through Bryan/College Station to Crockett.
  • In Crockett, take Highway 7 East to Nacogdoches.
  • Turn left on North Street (Highway 59 Business).
  • Turn right on Griffith Boulevard (main entrance to SFA campus).

ROUTE 2:

  • Take Highway 79 East to Marquez.
  • Take Highway 7 East to Nacogdoches.
  • Turn Left on North Street (Highway 59 Business).
  • Turn Right on Griffith Boulevard (main entrance to SFA campus).

From Dallas/Fort Worth area (drive time: 3 – 4.5 hours)

FROM DALLAS (drive time: 3 – 3.5 hours)

  • Take Highway 80 East to Interstate 20 East and follow I 20 to Kilgore.
  • In Kilgore, take Highway 259 South to Nacogdoches.
  • Highway 259 will become Highway 59 Business in Nacogdoches (take Highway 59 Business).
  • Come through town, and turn left on Griffith Boulevard (main entrance to SFA campus).

FROM FORT WORTH (drive time: 4 – 4.5 hours)

  • Take Loop 820 South to Interstate 20 East and follow I 20 to Kilgore.
  • In Kilgore, take Highway 259 South to Nacogdoches.
  • Highway 259 will become Highway 59 Business in Nacogdoches (take Highway 59 Business).
  • Come through town, and turn left on Griffith Boulevard (main entrance to SFA campus).

From Houston area (drive time: 2.5 – 3 hours)

  • Take Highway 59 North to Nacogdoches.
  • Take Highway 59 Business (not the loop), and go straight through town.
  • Turn right on Griffith Boulevard (main entrance to SFA campus).

From San Antonio area (drive time: 5 hours)

  • Take Interstate 35 North to San Marcos.
  • In San Marcos, take Highway 21 East through Bryan/College Station to Crockett.
  • In Crockett, take Highway 7 East to Nacogdoches.
  • Turn left on North Street (Highway 59 Business).
  • Turn right on Griffith Boulevard (main entrance to SFA campus).

From Shreveport area (drive time: 1.5 hours)

  • Take Interstate 20 West to Highway 79 South to Carthage.
  • In Carthage, take Highway 59 South to Nacogdoches.
  • In Nacogdoches, exit at Highway 59 Business to downtown area.
  • Turn left on Griffith Boulevard (main entrance to SFA campus).

Stay and play in Nacogdoches

Once you’ve toured the SFA campus, check out our hometown of Nacogdoches. Experience an awesome blend of small-town Texas hospitality, outdoor fun, and all the shopping and dining options you’d find in a larger city.

In fact, there’s so much to do in Nacogdoches that you might want to make a weekend out of your SFA visit. Need a place to stay? You’ll find a variety of options in Nacogdoches, from campgrounds to budget-friendly motels to quaint bed-and-breakfasts.

Learn more about where to stay and what to do while you’re in Nacogdoches.

Contact

Office of Admissions
936.468.2504
Fax: 936.468.3149
admissions@sfasu.edu

Physical Address:
Rusk Building
Room 206

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13051, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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