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Texas State University

Program in Literature

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Literature is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
26
Accepted
14
Enrolled
74%

Applying

40
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 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 2.75 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, 3.25 in minimum of 24 hours of undergraduate English including at least 12 advanced hours; minimum of 6 hours in a foreign language; 2 letters of recommendation; writing sample of non-fiction prose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.11%
Black or African American 2.22%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.22%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 1
Male (14)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bilingual adaptation of and quote; the comedy of errors and quote
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,000

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Cohen
Acting Graduate Adviser
Email: pc06@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-7685
Fax: 512-245-8546