3,937
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University / The Graduate College is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Applied Geography (MAG)
Master of Health Informatics and Information Management (MHIIM)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Science in Technology (MST)
Master of Music (MM)
Specialist in School Psychology (SSP)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)
Master of Accountancy (M Acy)
Master of Science in Communication Disorders (MSCD)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS)
Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)
Master of Science in Recreation and Leisure Studies (MSRLS)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (MSIS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1382
Doctoral Degrees 50
Other Advanced Degrees 38

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,101
Applied
2,106
Accepted
1,051
Enrolled
51%

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

3937
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.56%
Black or African American 7.98%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 3.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.41%
Unknown 0.81%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

1,136
Total faculty
Full-time (929)
Part-time (207)
Male (577)
Female (559)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education; environmental conservation; material physics; nanotechnology; renewable energy; aquatic resource conservation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
37,395,953

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Andrea Golato
Dean
Email: gradcollege@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365