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How much does it cost?

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 $1,873 to $5,132 per semester. The actual cost depends on your choice of residence hall. Here’s a closer look at housing rates:

Building 2017/18 Rate per semester
Griffith Hall $1,873
Hall 10 $1,873
Hall 14 $1,943
Hall 16 $1,943
Hall 20 $2,625
Kerr Hall $1,873
Lumberjack Landing $3,161
Lumberjack Lodge - two bedroom $3,840
Lumberjack Lodge - four bedroom $3,617
Lumberjack Village #1 - one bedroom $4,729
Lumberjack Village #1 - two bedroom $3,840
Lumberjack Village #2 - one bedroom $4,729
Lumberjack Village #2 - two bedroom quad (two to a room) $2,815
Lumberjack Village #3 - one bedroom $5,132
Lumberjack Village #3 - two bedroom $4,306
Mays Hall $1,873
North Hall $2,129
South Hall $2,129
Steen Hall $2,390
Wisely Hall $2,107

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 - Hall 16 $621
Summer I - Village Quads $874
Summer II - Hall 16 $621
Summer II - Village Quads $874
Winter Break $10 / night
Spring Break $10 / night
Easter Break $30 (full break)
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: 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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