Texas State University

#1640 / #482
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1318
Most Desirable School
Public research university in San Marcos, Texas, United States

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About Texas State University

According to Wikipedia, Texas State University is a public research university in San Marcos, Texas. Established in 1899 as the Southwest Texas State Normal School, it opened in 1903 to 303 students. Since that time it has grown into the largest institution in the Texas State University System and the fifth-largest university in the state of Texas. In 2013, Associated Student Government senator Quentin De La Garza successfully pushed legislation to change the name from Texas State University-San Marcos to Texas State University. With an enrollment of over 38,500 students for the 2018 fall semester. It has ten colleges and about fifty schools and departments.

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Texas State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
25,46185%55%109522

How Much Does Texas State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$8,326$2,529

How Much Do Texas State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Texas State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,100 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Texas State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
32,43429,3783,056

Where is Texas State University?

Texas State University is located at 601 University Dr, San Marcos TX 78666

How Safe is Texas State University?

Texas State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. San Marcos has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Texas State University Known For?

Texas State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Texas State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Texas State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Texas State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Anthropology, and Social Work. Here are some of Texas State University's most famous alumni:

Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
A 36th president of the United States .
Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels
An American professional wrestler.
Tomás Rivera
Tomás Rivera
An American academic.
Beth Moore
An American evangelist.
Michael N. Schmitt
An International legal scholar.
Jim Warren
Jim Warren
An American computer businessman.
Melba J. T. Vasquez
An American psychologist.
Julian S. Garcia
An American writer.
Lizzie Velásquez
Lizzie Velásquez
An American motivational speaker.
Tino Villanueva
An American poet.
Heloise
Heloise
An American journalist.
Billy Gillispie
Billy Gillispie
An American college basketball coach.

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