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Texas State University

College of Liberal Arts

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Applied Geography (MAG)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 258
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

702
Applied
379
Accepted
273
Enrolled
54%

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in field of study from regionally-accredited university, minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, master's degree in geography

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,930
Tuition & Fees
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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

826
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.03%
Black or African American 5.33%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 1.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.42%
Unknown 1.09%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

269
Total faculty
Full-time - 253
Part-time - 16
Male (146)
Female (123)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Forensic anthropology, bone biomechanics, human skeletal variation, bioarcheaology; excavating Middle and Later Stone Age sites at Erfkroon and Baden-Baden; identification methods in forensic anthropology; projects in the area of community development; understanding the key elements of resilient communities; adolescent and young adult prescription misuse; examines race in modern Brazil; gender, race, and political history in the United States during the 20th century; Holocaust and Genocide Geogr
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,265,997

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Brennan
Dean
Email: liberalarts@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2317
Fax: 512-245-8291

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