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Texas State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 5,116 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 62 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

56% Women
44% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Southland Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $123,279)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $64,878)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 62 70 Yes -
Baseball 47 - Yes -
Basketball 19 21 - Yes
Football 124 - - -
Golf 13 10 - -
Soccer - 25 Yes Yes
Softball - 21 - Yes
Tennis - 11 Yes -
Volleyball - 17 Yes Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Swimming and Diving - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.8%
Hispanic 23.3%
Non-resident alien 1.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 64.8%
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 16 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 231
Liquor Law Violation 160
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 49

Notable Alumni

  • Lance Hoyt, professional wrestler
  • Shawn Michaels, professional wrestler
  • Thomas Carter, film director "Save the Last Dance"
  • Toms Rivera, Chicano author/poet/educator
  • George Strait, country singer
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Genesis from Houston, TX
  • 4
  • the dorm life is excellent, there's all types of dorms to meet everyone needs, there is the apt looking dorm, also the traditional were you share your room with one…

  • Jan-22-2012 Read More
  • Lauren from Keller, TX
  • 4
  • The dorms on campus are great! They offer a great community to get to know people and are very safe. You never feel in danger with the security that the…

  • Feb-03-2013 Read More
  • Anissa from Grand Prairie, TX
  • 4
  • Everyone is super friendly and just as eager to make friends as you are. The RA's are always on top of organizing activities and actually care about their residents. The…

  • Mar-04-2013 Read More
  • Belinda from Pflugerville, TX
  • 4
  • Texas State has some old dorms that aren't the greatest. Getting on campus on Bobcat Preview Days can allow you to look around at your options. Having a list with…

  • Jan-10-2017 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Creed from Diamond Bar, CA
  • Nov-01-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The restaraunts around the city offer a wide variety of delicious food and good BBQ. I would definitely recommend getting to know the small city.

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  • 2
  • Carolyn from San Antonio, TX
  • Aug-14-2017 I am a current student here

    Being a relatively healthy vegetarian I found that there aren't very many healthy options on campus. Although there are a plethora of options, I know that many college students care about their diets and having more accessible healthy food options on campus could really help. They do have some incredible coffee on campus, however, and no I'm not talking about Starbucks.

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  • 5
  • Belinda from Pflugerville, TX
  • Jan-10-2017 I am a current student here

    Dining options can be far away depending on where you've chosen to live. I have a ten minute walk from my dorm. So keep that in mind. But the food selection has a great variety so I never really got tired of eating the same things. I also bought food from an HEB that was close by the campus.

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  • 5
  • Shelby from Dallas, TX
  • Oct-30-2016 I am a current student here

    There are many great fast food places in which to eat on/off campus. Depending on how much you eat, you may change your meal plan after 1st semester up/down. Salt grass is a favorite when the family is in town.

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  • 4
  • lynda from ranger, tx
  • Jul-11-2016 I am a current student here

    the den on campus has delicious crepes! there are so many options on campus and nearby to choose from, that it's pretty easy to grab a quick meal. the commons dining hall has a decent variety of food that tastes good and has friendly staff. the dining facilities are well maintained and kept nice and clean!

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  • 4
  • Rebekah from EULESS, TX
  • Jan-08-2016 I am a current student here

    The food is good, but the dining hall are far apart and there are only two of them, so sometimes it's a long walk.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Derek from Houston, TX
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    The Greek life is based on the person on what they want to experience in these fraternities and sororities because you meet you future best friends for life in these organizations. The reason behind this is the bond you develop when meeting them for the first time and you instantly become like a brother or sister to them.

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  • 0
  • Erica from San Antonio, TX
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek life is awesome! There is a fraternity and sorority for everyone who wants to be a part of Greek life, as well as awesome service fraternities to join that do tons of volunteer and service work for the community!

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  • 0
  • Elisabeth from Houston, TX
  • Jul-28-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Seems to be pretty big at Texas State. They have so many different types of frats and sororities.

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  • 0
  • Tamia from Killeen, TX
  • Aug-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There are quite a few sororities and fraternities around, so if That's what you like you'll find it here.

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  • 0
  • Echaka from Houston, TX
  • May-12-2014 I am a current student here

    All i am going to say is It is not for everyone. if that's what you want to do then go ahead but make sure this is what you want.

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