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Texas State University

College of Fine Arts and Communication

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / College of Fine Arts and Communication is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 97

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

184
Applied
101
Accepted
66
Enrolled
55%

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 Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution, minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of course work; statement of purpose; resume/cv; 3 letters of recommendation

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

$14,930
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

197
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.43%
Black or African American 8.12%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.02%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

150
Total faculty
Full-time - 131
Part-time - 19
Male (79)
Female (71)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary photographic practices; develop a more accessible visual language for the fabrication of open source hardware; Innovation in Journalism Education; investigate the mental health of college students during their transition to college; identify areas of communication competencies and constraints that affect perception and communication of risk in wild-land fire management; research in the teaching of science curriculum through creative dance to students at Crockett Elementary in San Ma
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
843,415

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. John Fleming
Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication
Email: jf18@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2308
Fax: 512-245-8386

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