205
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 90

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

181
Applied
91
Accepted
50
Enrolled
50%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution, minimum GPA of 3.2 in last 60 hours of course work
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

205
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.41%
Black or African American 8.29%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 0.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

153
Total faculty
Full-time (131)
Part-time (22)
Male (76)
Female (77)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medicare improvements, parent-child processes affecting long term post-disaster psychological adjustments, sexual health assessment and risk
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
479,375

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