San Marcos, TX
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $14,553
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Legal And Justice Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 29
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


83% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 56
    • Accepted 47
    • Acceptance Rate 83
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $140
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbaccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours
    • 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$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 availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino43%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian40%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student4%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty7
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Location & Contact

Program in Legal Studies

College of Liberal Arts
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Lynn Crossett

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 512-245-2233
Fax: 512-245-7815

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365

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