Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$10,855

$22,307

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
580
25th
500
75th
25
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,524
Declined 3,937
Total Received 25,461
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Public

37,202

undergraduate students

5,090

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Texas State University, founded in 1899, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 491-acre campus is located in San Marcos, 30 miles south of Austin and 45 miles north of San Antonio.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 42,292
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational

491-acre campus in San Marcos (population: 63,071), 30 miles from Austin and 50 miles from San Antonio; branch campus in North Austin. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Austin and San Antonio. School operates transportation to local apartment complexes.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX
78666

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
580
25th
500
75th
25
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Considered if submitted SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,524
Declined 3,937
Total Received 25,461

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

54%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,757

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,326
Room $7,069
Board $4,200
Additional fees $2,529
Books & supplies $760
Total $22,884
Average Financial Aid - $7,757
Total with Avg. Aid $15,127

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $57,307,278
State $53,446,431
Institutional $2,826,232
Other external $2,419,106
Total $115,999,047

Non-need-based

Federal $53,426
State $17,095
Institutional $7,274,303
Other external $7,133,177
Total $14,478,001
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 512 245-2315
F: 512 245-7920
finaid@txstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, cheer leading, climb, cycling, equestrian club, E-sports,fencing, flag football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, paintball, power lifting, quidditch, racquetball, rugby, running, soccer, swimming, tennis, trap and skeet shooting, triathlon, ultimate disc, wake board, water ski, weightlifting, weresting

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheer leading, cycling, equestrian sports, E-sports, fencing, flag football, golf, lacrosse, quidditch, racquetball, rugby, running, skeet shooting, soccer, swimming, tennis, trap and skeet shooting, triathlon, ultimate disc, volleyball, wake board, water polo, water ski, weightlifting, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Computer Science.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education Administration.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Advertising.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied/Public Sociology.
Aquatic Biology/Limnology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management.
Consumer Services and Advocacy.
Corrections.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dance, General.
Data Analytics, General.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Fashion Merchandising.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing Research.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Nursing Administration.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Population Biology.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Recording Arts Technology/Technician.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Rhetoric and Composition.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sustainability Studies.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.
Wildlife Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies In Education
  2. Business Management
  3. Exercise/sports Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Home Economics
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

42,292

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

37,202
students

Female
58%
21,500

Male
42%
15,702

12%

5,090
students

Female
65%
3,306

Male
35%
1,784

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

29,221
students

Female
59%
17,167

Male
41%
12,054

22%

7,981
students

Female
55%
4,333

Male
45%
3,648

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 15

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented China
Germany
India
Mexico
Nepal
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
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