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Texas State University

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Rating

Public

Type

42,780

Students

$19,868

Tuition

81%

Acceptance

#244

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

San Marcos, TX

601 University Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666

Texas State University is a very large public institution located in San Marcos, TX ranked 31stin Texas. It has a total of 37,378 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 81.13% acceptance rate. Texas State University offers 204 different majors and is best known for its manufacturing engineering, family and consumer economics, and recording arts technology programs (nationally ranked 15th, 18th, and 19th respectively). With a tuition cost of $8,052 for in-state students and $19,868 for those from out-of-state, Texas State University is reasonably priced. 57.03% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,700 per year, which is 10% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$22,397/Year
Above Average

Texas State University

$22,397

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$35,607/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,149/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

81%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Texas State University

81%

National

69%
Sat

1010 - 1180

74% of students submit

Admissions Yield

33%

ACT

18 - 24

26% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

37,378Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

5,963

Part-Time

194
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

11%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6% Business Administration and Management, General5% Psychology, General82% Others

7% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

6% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Psychology, General

82% Others

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

7%

609 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

541 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

448 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

5%

410 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

334 Graduates

Social Work

3%

303 Graduates

Computer Science

3%

260 Graduates

Finance, General

3%

238 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors21:121:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

21

Number of Library Books

885,234

Academic Spend per Student

$7,221

Full-time Retention Rate

77%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$38,300/Year

Texas State University

$38,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$38,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

57%