Program in Professional Counseling College of Education Texas State University

Program in Professional Counseling College of Education Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $24,255
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • School Counseling Master of Arts (MA) [Counselor Education ]
    • Community Counseling Master of Arts (MA) [Community Psychology ]
    • Marital, Couple And Family Counseling Master of Arts (MA) [Marriage and Family Therapy ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 54
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis optional and internship
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 114
    • Accepted 59
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum preferred score of 291 [150 verbal, 141 quantitative]), baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate work; resume; statement of purpose addressing professional goals, reasoning for specified emphasis (i.e., community, school, marital), and strengths and weaknesses, and perspective on diversity; 3 references
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$24,255
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students201
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students201
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Full-time Percentage47%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino17%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student5%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%

Location & Contact

Program in Professional Counseling

College of Education
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Kevin Fall

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 512-245-2081
Fax: 512-245-8872

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365

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