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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 $8,708
Texas A&M University, College Station $9,522
Texas State University $7,940
University of Texas at Austin $11,456
University of Texas at Tyler $11,334


Residence Hall rates

Housing rates range from $1,864 to $5,106 per semester. The actual cost depends on your choice of residence hall. Here’s a closer look at housing rates:

  Rate / Semester
Griffith Hall $1,864
Hall 10 $1,864
Hall 14 $1,933
Hall 16 $1,933
Hall 20 $2,500
Kerr Hall $1,864
Lumberjack Landing $3,145
Lumberjack Lodge - two bedroom $3,821
Lumberjack Lodge - four bedroom $3,599
Lumberjack Village #1 - two bedroom $3,821
Lumberjack Village #2 - two bedroom quad (two to a room) $2,801
Lumberjack Village #3 - two bedroom $4,285
Lumberjack Village - one bedroom $4,705 - $5,106
Mays Hall $1,864
North Hall $2,118
South Hall $2,118
Steen Hall $2,378
Wisely Hall $2,097

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.

  Rate / Break
Maymester $329
Summer I $621 - $874
Summer II $621 - $874
Winter Break $10 / night
Spring Break $10 / night
Easter Break $40 (full break)
Thanksgiving Break $40 (full break)

Other expenses

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

Parking permit   $60 - $800 / academic year 
Meal plan   $3,322 - $3,804 / academic year 
Additional Dining Dollars   Discretionary 




Residence Life Department
Fax: 936.468.2074
Staff Directory

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Physical Address:
Austin Building
Room 131

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

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