45
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum preferred score of 303 with no less than 153 on the verbal section, 150 on the quantitative section, and 4.5 on the analytical writing section)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
19
Accepted
9
Enrolled
56%

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 No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum preferred score of 303 with no less than 153 on the verbal section, 150 on the quantitative section, and 4.5 on the analytical writing section)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work, statement of purpose, 2 letters of recommendation, current resume
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
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 33.33%
Black or African American 15.56%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.22%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.22%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (4)
Male (10)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medicare improvements for patients
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
53,256

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Judith Oskam
Graduate Advisor
Email: jo18@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2656
Fax: 512-245-7649