San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
0%
100%
student ratio
3
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Materials Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • 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 and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 7
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 1
  • 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 September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbaccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 2.75 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, statement of purpose, and resume/curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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 & 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 availableTeaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students3
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students3
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian33%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student67%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchOptical properties of next generation semiconductor materials, scanning probe microscope for materials research and education, electrochemical study of electronic properties of organic thin films in orthogon, integrated GaN HEMT on diamond: heterointerface and thermal transport fundamentals, first solar materials characterization,
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$609,499

Location & Contact

Program in Material Physics

College of Science and Engineering
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Edwin Piner

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 512-245-7049
Fax: 512-245-8233
Email: ep26@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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