Sul Ross State University (SRSU) is a public university in Alpine, Texas, United States. Named for former Texas governor, Civil War general Lawrence Sullivan Ross, it was founded in 1917 as Sul Ross Normal College and was made a university in 1969.
Sul Ross State University offers certificate programs and associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. The main campus is situated in the unique environment of the Big Bend region and is the primary institution of higher education serving a 19-county area in far West Texas. SRSU has Rio Grande College branch campuses in Uvalde, Del Rio and Eagle Pass.
The university is governed by the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, which guides seven universities in the state.
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