Texas State University

San Marcos, TX, USA
3.78 Average Rating

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is a 4-year public school in south Texas and the largest campus in the TSU system. TSU hosts nine colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in 98 academic majors. Every year, Texas State unveils a Common Experience academic theme shared by all students through lecture series, gallery presentations, and a common book. In addition to classroom facilities, Texas State features the largest forensics research facility in the world and the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment which provides glass bottom boat tours of the springs running through campus. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
98%
Out of State Students
2%
0
100
73%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1038
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 15, 2018
Other March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
38,666
Total Number of Undergrads
34,180
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
27%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,676
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,234
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,658
0
100
64%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
56%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,001
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
154
Size of Town
Suburb: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Austin
Houston
San Antonio
Dallas
Denver
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
62%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.78 Average Rating
texas state is a picturesque school full of life, diverse, with a river that runs through it, and also full of people that are willing to help you on anything from personal problems, to math homework.
Genesis from Houston, TX
I would give Texas State a 10. Everyone is so nice and social and the campus is absolutely gorgeous!
Lauren from Keller, TX

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