College of Fine Arts and Communication Texas State University

College of Fine Arts and Communication Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $24,255
average amount to complete degree
June 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
6 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 64
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 201
    • Accepted 124
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 84
  • 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 (for some programs), baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution, minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of course work
    • 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 availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students241
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students241
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino25%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student11%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty108
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAssessing the portrayals of Latinos and Latino issues on TV, sexual health assessment and risk, parent-child processes affecting long term post-disaster psychosocial adjustments
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$656,645

Location & Contact

College of Fine Arts and Communication

Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. John Fleming

Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication

Phone: 512-245-2308
Fax: 512-245-8386

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

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

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