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A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Office of Research and Graduate Studies!

Stephen F. Austin State University is a comprehensive institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative work and service. We are excited about transformative learning experiences that lead to your professional career. SFA research and graduate studies offers a wide variety of opportunities in doctoral degrees, master's degrees and certificates. The graduate programs are designed to engage students in a learner-centered environment and offer opportunities to prepare students for the challenges of living in the global community. We encourage students and faculty to utilize every resource our office offers to enrich you!

We invite you to explore the details of graduate studies and admissions, undergraduate research and creative discovery, and research grants and sponsored programs for faculty. We have what you want and need to maximize your professional development. I look forward to meeting you!

Dr. Pauline M. Sampson
Dean of Office of Research and Graduate Studies


Office of Research and Graduate Studies
Fax: 936.468.7369

Graduate Studies:
Grants and Sponsored Programs:

Physical Address:
404 Aikman Drive
Dugas Liberal Arts North
Nacogdoches, Texas

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13024, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962