San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
73%
27%
student ratio
45
total students
Tuition Cost $14,553
$14,553
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
67%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mass Communication Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • 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? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE 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), baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work, statement of purpose, and 2 letters of recommendation, current resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$14,553
    • *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

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino31%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian49%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMedicare improvements for patients, telling stories about music in central Texas communities with data
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$208,361

Location & Contact

Program in Mass Communication

College of Fine Arts and Communication
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Judith Oskam

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 512-245-2656
Fax: 512-245-7649
Email: jo18@txstate.edu

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of the Graduate College

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365
Email: gradcollege@txstate.edu

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