56
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum recommended score in at least the 50th percentile on both the verbal and quantitative portions)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
3 seminars
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended score in at least the 60th percentile on both the verbal and quantitative portions)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
56%

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 August 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum recommended score in at least the 50th percentile on both the verbal and quantitative portions)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in biology or related discipline from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours; intent to mentor letter from biology faculty member; resume; statement of purpose describing professional aspirations and academic goals; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (recommended score in at least the 60th percentile on both the verbal and quantitative portions)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university; master's degree in biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, or related natural science field with minimum GPA of 3.25; resume; statement of purpose with aspirations and goals; 3 letters of recommendation
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

56
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 1.79%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (1)
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Endangered species research in freshwater mussels, Brazos basin instream flow validation, ecological indicators and habitat characterization in the Colorado and Lavaca Rivers, carryover Comal Springs Riffle Beetle Habitat Connectivity study, state of Texas interagency cooperation contract for endangered species research, endangered species research projects for the prairie chub, applied environmental research and biological monitoring of Comal and San Marcos Springs Systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,017,369

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Clay Green
PhD Advisor
Email: mg54@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8037
Fax: 512-245-8713