26
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Family and Child Studies is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score of 285 verbal and quantitative sections combined with no less than 145 in verbal section and 140 in quantitative section)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Competitive child life internship (for some programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

70
Applied
38
Accepted
10
Enrolled
54%

Applying

40
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 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score of 285 verbal and quantitative sections combined with no less than 145 in verbal section and 140 in quantitative section)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university; copy of official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted; minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses); resume/curriculum vitae; statement of purpose; three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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

26
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 30.77%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (4)
Male (1)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mexican-origin student success; academic identity and its role in predicting post-secondary achievement; strengthening relationships/strengthening families;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,063,459

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Christine Gray
Graduate Advisor
Email: msfamilyandchild@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2904
Fax: 512-245-3829