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Texas State University

Program in School Improvement

San Marcos, TX

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Texas State University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
16
Accepted
12
Enrolled
52%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate and master's degrees from regionally-accredited university (master's degree in an area related to proposed studies with minimum graduate GPA of 3.5); resume/CV; statement of purpose (500 words); 3 letters of reference addressing professional and academic background; possible interview with program faculty;

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,129
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

84
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 42.86%
Black or African American 9.52%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social and emotional learning at the middle level; community building, community youth development, race and ethnicity, university and community partnerships, and Latino youth and families; Assistant principal dilemma: Walking the line between compliance and leadership; Photography, visual culture, and the (re)definition of the male gaze; Examining intersectionalities among male faculty of color on the tenure-track; Public educational policy as performance; Developing new psychometric and statis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
40,246

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. James Koschoreck
PhD Program Director
Email: j_k266@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-9909
Fax: 512-245-9923

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