San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
23
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 19
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum preferred score of 303 verbal and quantitative), baccalaureate and master's degrees in related field from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.5 in completed graduate course work, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and curriculum vitae, completion of master's thesis or demonstrated evidence of scholarly research and writing
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, IELTS: minimum module score of 6.0

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, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student35%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTexas Aquatic Connectivity Assessment, cross-scale interactions among climate, land use and river water quality, land management impact on water quality in New Zealand
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$47,312

Location & Contact

Doctoral Program in Geography

College of Liberal Arts
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Yongmei Lu

PhD Program Director

Phone: 512-245-1337
Fax: 512-245-8353
Email: yl10@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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