34,180
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,616
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
72
72%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University is a University institution located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 429 N. Guadalupe Street
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Email: admissions@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2364
Fax: 512-245-8100

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24,277
Applied
17,717
Accepted
34,180
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

15,012
Females Applied
11,439
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,265
Males Applied
6,278
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 563 510 610
SAT Math 547 510 590
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,335
In-state
20,785
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,600
Full-time student fees
9,374
Room & board
6,580
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,616
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,458
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
28,071
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,965
Avg. Loan Aid
4,056
Avg. Grant Aid
7,404
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

34,180
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 37.32%
Black or African American 9.75%
White or Caucasian 45.98%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 2.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 3.52%
Other 0.27%

Gender

Male (42.54%)
Female (57.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Springfest and Bobcat Build

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Veterans Alliance of Texas State, Texas State Strutters (Dance performance group), Student Foundation, Sport Clubs Alliance and Student Association for Campus Activities

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Emergency Notification System (electronic signs) within classrooms and offices

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
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Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

2,013
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,419
Part-time - 594
Male - 957
Female - 1,056