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Texas State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,660 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,918 tuition
$7,800 on campus room & board
$800 books and supplies
$2,142 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$25,864 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,122 tuition
$7,800 on campus room & board
$800 books and supplies
$2,142 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,745 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
75% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,389 avg)
57% get state aid ($4,962 avg)
6% get institn'l aid ($2,745 avg)
56% get loans ($6,403 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.72% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.56% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,565 60%
Federal Grant Aid $4,389 36%
Pell Grants $4,376 36%
Other Federal Grants $1,727 0%
Institution Grant Aid $2,745 6%
State Grant Aid $4,962 57%
Student Loans $6,403 56%
Federal Loans $5,499 56%
Other Loans $9,338 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Texas State University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
601 University Dr
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 245-2111
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $348
Out of State $702


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Cynthia from Harlingen, TX
  • Feb-08-2016 I am a current student here

    So many fields of study are available to students. Housing is abundant and several dining halls are located throughout the campus.

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

    It's good for the amount it costs as long as the amenities are being utilized, such as free tutoring, free bus rides , recreational areas, free entry into sporting events, etc.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Round Rock, TX
  • Jan-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Texas State's tuition costs are some of the lowest and yet they still offer amazing programs with devoted professors who really care about the subjects they're teaching. You won't find many professors here who are teaching because they are obligated to do so in order to do research, they all truly want to be teaching their perspective subjects. On top of the education, the meal plans are cost effective and there are many free services that students can take advantage of in their tuition like the recreation center and counseling.

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