31
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
17
Accepted
10
Enrolled
68%

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 Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution, minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate work, statement of personal goals, letter of intent to mentor from faculty member who will serve as research advisor and chair the master's committee
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.68%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.45%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (0)
Male (6)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composting, surveying college students attitudes toward exotic species, aerial vehicle monitoring of spectral response to plant productivity, irrigation water use exploring the effects of volume controls, the effect of nature hikes on knowledge and attitudes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
20,842

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Patti Giuffre
Graduate Advisor
Email: pg07@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8983