47
Students
Suburban setting
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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Developmental Education is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum preferred score of 299 with no less than 150 on the verbal section, 149 on the quantitative section and 4.0 on the analytical section)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
17
Accepted
8
Enrolled
68%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 2.75 on last 60 hours of undergraduate work, statement of purpose, 3 letters of reference from individuals with knowledge of the candidate as a student or professional
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum preferred score of 299 with no less than 150 on the verbal section, 149 on the quantitative section and 4.0 on the analytical section)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate and master's degrees from regionally-accredited institution in area relevant to developmental education with minimum graduate GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; resume; 3 letters of recommendation addressing the applicant's professional and academic background
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.91%
Black or African American 10.64%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.13%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (0)
Male (2)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Texas adult education content standards and benchmarks; Texas success initiative professional development program;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
413,645

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Sonya Armstrong
Doctoral Program Director
Email: sla113@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-7789