San Marcos, TX
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $14,553
average amount to complete degree
June 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Special Education Master of Education (M Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 48
    • Accepted 30
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 June 15th June 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum preferred score of 300 [151 verbal, 149 quantitative]), baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of course work, statement of purpose, resume (include license, certificates, and teaching experience), 2 letters of recommendation from those familiar with professional work (at least one supervisor)
    • 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$14,553
    • *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, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students35
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students35
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino29%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student6%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage77%
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Female Percentage85%
    • Male Percentage15%

Location & Contact

Program in Special Education

College of Education
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Brenda Scheuermann

Graduate Adviser

Phone: 512-245-2157
Fax: 512-245-7911

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

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

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