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Texas State University

Program in Communication Design

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Communication Design is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
63%

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 March 31st March 31st No
Spring deadline October 31st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Related baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work, 3 letters of recommendation, academic and professional statement of purpose, online portfolio showcasing at least 20 works in communication design

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$24,885
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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

38
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 36.84%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Interest is interactive storytelling/screen-based design work; specifically adopting new skills in computer programming for interactive design; rapid prototyping techniques for virtual reality (VR); the medieval and Renaissance period in Europe and the Mediterranean region;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Ms. Claudia Roeschmann
Graduate Advisor
Email: cr29@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-7450

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