7
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Merchandising and Consumer 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 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score of 300 verbal and quantitative sections combined) or GMAT (preferred minimum score of 500)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
5
Accepted
2
Enrolled
71%

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 June 15th June 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score of 300 verbal and quantitative sections combined) or GMAT (preferred minimum score of 500)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework; two letters of recommendation; statement of purpose describing professional goals and rationale for pursuing graduate study; resume
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

7
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.57%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 14.29%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (1)
Male (1)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Branding of destination marketing organizations; small business orientation theory development; climate change and STEM education in apparel and textile curriculums; sustainable household behavior and the drought; marketing of wool-based compost; animal welfare and fiber production; wool and pediatric sleep enhancement; mislabeling of rayon;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt
Graduate Advisor
Email: gh21@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-4689