San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
63
total students
Tuition Cost $13,340
$13,340
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
77%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Master of Applied Geography (MAG)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • 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? No
    • 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 Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 84
    • Accepted 65
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 28
  • 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 Yes
    • 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 300 verbal and quantitative), baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.2 in last 60 hours of course work (for MAG), 3.4 (for MS); 2 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; current resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 & Fees$13,340
    • *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

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino17%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian60%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown or International Student11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty32
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAir pollution exposure health effects indicators; mining data to ID risk factors; building capacity for learning progressions research in geography; land management impacts on water quality in New Zealand; cross-scale interactions among climate, land use and river water quality; geospatial resources, materials and tools for STEM teacher preparation; exploring Texas with digital story maps
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$238,516

Location & Contact

Master's Program in Geography

College of Liberal Arts
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Yongmei Lu

Graduate Adviser

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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