3
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
6
Accepted
1
Enrolled
86%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 2.75 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, statement of purpose, resume/curriculum vitae, 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

3
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (8)
Part-time (1)
Male (6)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Optical 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

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Edwin Piner
Graduate Advisor
Email: ep26@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-7049
Fax: 512-245-8233