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Affordable living

Living on campus is more than fun – it can also be very affordable. In fact, SFA room and board expenses are highly competitive. In many cases, the cost of living at SFA is lower than other similar institutions in the state of Texas.

Room & Board Comparison
SFA $8,868
Sam Houston State University $9,178
Texas A&M University, College Station $10,368
Texas State University $9,490
University of Texas at Austin $10,070
University of Texas at Tyler $9,290


Residence Hall rates

Housing rates range from $2,034 to $5,575 per semester. The actual cost depends on your choice of residence hall. Here’s a closer look at housing rates:

Building 2019/20 Rate per semester
Griffith Hall $2,034
Hall 10 $2,034
Hall 14 $2,111
Hall 16 $2,111
Hall 20 $2,929
Kerr Hall $2,034
Lumberjack Landing $3,434
Lumberjack Lodge - two bedroom $4,172
Lumberjack Lodge - four bedroom $3,929
Lumberjack Village #1 - one bedroom $5,138
Lumberjack Village #1 - two bedroom $4,172
Lumberjack Village #2 - one bedroom $5,138
Lumberjack Village #2 - two bedroom quad (two to a room) $3,058
Lumberjack Village #3 - one bedroom $5,575
Lumberjack Village #3 - two bedroom $4,677
Mays Hall $2,034
North Hall $2,313
South Hall $2,313
Steen Hall $2,596
Wisely Hall $2,289

On campus housing is available during Maymester and summer sessions. If space is available, on campus housing may be provided for an additional cost during holiday breaks. Log in to mySFA to make your request.

Summer 2020 Rate / Break
Maymester - Hall 20 $360
Summer I - Hall 20 $677
Summer I - Village Quads $954
Summer II - Hall 20 $677
Summer II - Village Quads $954
Winter Break $10 / night
Spring Break $10 / night
Thanksgiving Break $10 / night

Other expenses

Make sure you budget for these other room and board expenses:

Parking permit   $60 - $800 / academic year 
Meal plan   $3,374 - $3,860 / academic year 
Additional Dining Dollars   Discretionary 




Residence Life Department
Fax: 936.468.2074
Staff Directory

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday

Physical Address:
Austin Building
Room 131

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 13054, SFA Station 
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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