Texas State University: Ranking & Review

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San Marcos Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 190 540
Top 4%

Texas State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%68%76%
Applicants24,2779,26515,012
Admissions17,7176,27811,439
Enrolled undergraduates5,8742,0933,781
Enrolled total (including graduate students)38,66616,11022,556

8,513 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,186 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores4,027
Percent of students submitting SAT scores69%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
560
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,846
Percent of students submitting ACT scores31%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
22

Texas State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $22,625 $34,245
Off-campus $22,625 $34,245
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,430 and other expenses per full academic year.

Texas State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,940 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $7,548 $19,168
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,437 $2,437
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $403 $818
Tuition for Full-time graduates $6,392 $14,692
Fees for full-time graduates $1,837 $1,837
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $435 $850

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,209 174 1,383
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 621 19 640
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 583 56 639
Psychology 462 83 545
Health Professions and Related Programs 380 125 39 544
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 502 34 536
Social Sciences 439 50 7 496
Visual and Performing Arts 453 38 491
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 383 10 9 402
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 309 43 352
English Language and Literature & Letters 275 77 352
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 255 55 310
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 144 141 285
Education 262 15 277
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 234 31 265
Engineering 126 1 8 135
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 114 15 129
Natural Resources and Conservation 113 4 1 118
History 99 16 115
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 103 103
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 79 79
Mathematics and Statistics 74 4 78
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 58 2 60
Physical Sciences 32 8 40
Philosophy and Religious Studies 17 14 31
Architecture and Related Services 24 24
Legal Professions and Studies 20 20
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 7 7
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total7,0951,282798,456

A total of 7,095 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Texas State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,361 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%48%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

General info

Alternative namesSWT
Texas State San Marcos
TxSt
Texas State
Texas State University-San Marcos
TxState
SWTSU
Southwest Texas State
Southwest Texas State University
TS
Founded1899
MottoThe noblest search is the search for excellence
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, old gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,910
Instructional FTE1,458
Research FTE106
Public Service FTE17
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.txstate.edu
Address601 University Dr
San Marcos, Texas, 78666
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5122452111
Fax+1 (512) 245 8044

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