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Texas State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,535 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,234 tuition
$8,110 on campus room & board
$820 books and supplies
$2,371 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$29,959 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,658 tuition
$8,110 on campus room & board
$820 books and supplies
$2,371 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,395 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,578 avg)
48% get state aid ($4,973 avg)
12% get institn'l aid ($4,395 avg)
58% get loans ($5,995 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.08% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.83% 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 $8,417 56%
Federal Grant Aid $4,578 39%
Pell Grants $4,532 39%
Other Federal Grants $4,360 0%
Institution Grant Aid $4,395 12%
State Grant Aid $4,973 48%
Student Loans $5,995 58%
Federal Loans $5,214 58%
Other Loans $10,757 4%

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 $386
Out of State $794


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Shelby from Dallas, TX
  • I am a current student here

    When you get your books, do not open them until after you go to that class! once opened they cannot be returned if not correct book for class. The book store clearance area is where most students get there flare.

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  • 4
  • Cynthia from Harlingen, TX
  • 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
  • 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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