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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 $8,986
Texas A&M University, College Station $10,368
Texas State University $8,110
University of Texas at Austin $10,070
University of Texas at Tyler $9,970


Residence Hall rates

Housing rates range from $1,910 to $5,235 per semester. The actual cost depends on your choice of residence hall. Here’s a closer look at housing rates:

Building 2018/19 Rate per semester
Griffith Hall $1,910
Hall 10 $1,910
Hall 14 $1,982
Hall 16 $1,982
Hall 20 $2,750
Kerr Hall $1,910
Lumberjack Landing $3,224
Lumberjack Lodge - two bedroom $3,917
Lumberjack Lodge - four bedroom $3,689
Lumberjack Village #1 - one bedroom $4,824
Lumberjack Village #1 - two bedroom $3,917
Lumberjack Village #2 - one bedroom $4,824
Lumberjack Village #2 - two bedroom quad (two to a room) $2,871
Lumberjack Village #3 - one bedroom $5,235
Lumberjack Village #3 - two bedroom $4,392
Mays Hall $1,910
North Hall $2,172
South Hall $2,172
Steen Hall $2,438
Wisely Hall $2,149

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 2018 Rate / Break
Maymester $331
Summer I - Hall 16 $624
Summer I - Village Quads $878
Summer II - Hall 16 $624
Summer II - Village Quads $878
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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