College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
807
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
64%
acceptance rate
21 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Applied Geography (MAG)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 252
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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 Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 753
    • Accepted 488
    • Acceptance Rate 64
    • Enrolled 251
  • 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 January 15th January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (for some programs), baccalaureate degree in field of study from regionally-accredited university, minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5, master's degree in geography
    • 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 & FeesNot Reported
    • *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 availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching 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 Students807
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students807
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Full-time Percentage57%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino22%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian60%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty279
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNational Center for Research in Geography Education, Texas Aquatic Connectivity Assessment, contract analysis of historically underutilized businesses, gender Initiatives: women in culinary, prescription drug misuse, image analysis, identifying human remains in south Texas, bird air strike hazard, archaeological monitoring, Travis county business intelligence and operational analysis, Land management impact on water quality in New Zealand
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,080,051

Location & Contact

College of Liberal Arts

Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Michael Hennessy

Dean

Phone: 512-245-2317
Fax: 512-245-8291
Email: liberalarts@txstate.edu

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

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


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