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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 34,200
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $364
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $779
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid N/A
Median SAT/ACT 1090/23
% of African American Students 11.5
% of Asian American Students 2.4
% of Hispanic Students 38.5
% of International Students 0.54
Student/Teacher Ratio 21:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 1,419
% of Male/% of Female Students 42/58
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 92
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 32
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 66
% of Freshmen Who Return 76
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 5


Texas State University

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601 University Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666











  • A new master’s degree in integrated agricultural sciences, the first of its kind in Texas, provides graduates with multidisciplinary technical and leadership skills for solving complex agriculture issues.
  • With a diverse campus community—minorities make up 52 percent of the student body—Texas State is one of the top producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation and a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
  • Dynamic Austin is a short drive away.

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is the fifth-largest public university in Texas. Yet students in acclaimed academic programs—from biology to music to business to geography—enjoy close, personal relationships with faculty and staff.

Texas State undergraduate and graduate students choose from more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. Texas State continues to work to meet the needs of Texas, the nation, and the world with a range of offerings, including programs at the Ingram School of Engineering and the St. David’s School of Nursing at the Round Rock campus.

Faculty and students engage in broad and diverse research, including cancer prevention, nanotechnology, water research, green energy, and archaeology. Undergraduates often have the opportunity to work one-on-one with professors on research projects across disciplines. Faculty members are known for establishing themselves as mentors to students, encouraging them to go further than they could have imagined.

Texas State students find their place among more than 400 student organizations. Sixteen men’s and women’s teams compete at the NCAA Division I level. The Texas State Bobcats compete in the Sun Belt Conference in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

Tree-covered hills make the campus one of the most beautiful in the state, and the pristine San Marcos River provides a scenic backdrop for research and recreational opportunities.

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