Texas State University
#960 Overall Influence#1318 Desirability Rank

Texas State University

Public research university in San Marcos, Texas, United States

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From 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 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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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

25,461

Acceptance

85%

Graduation Rate

54%

Median SAT Score

1095

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,052

Fees (in-state)

$2,529

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$51,100

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

33K

Under-Grads

30K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

601 University Dr, San Marcos TX 78666

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

31 per 100k

Violent Crime

4 per 100k

What is Texas State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#604 World Rank
Education
#674 World Rank
Business
#682 World Rank
Literature
#139 World Rank
Anthropology
#585 World Rank
Political Science
#562 World Rank
History
#129 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1201 World Rank
Medical
#733 World Rank
Communications
#1530 World Rank
Biology
#1109 World Rank
Computer Science
#1239 World Rank
Mathematics
#2781 World Rank
Engineering
#283 World Rank
Social Work
#1694 World Rank
Chemistry
#1278 World Rank
Psychology
#1459 World Rank
Economics
#867 World Rank
Nursing
#1798 World Rank
Philosophy
#1821 World Rank
Physics
#1154 World Rank
Sociology

Influential People

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 Education, Business, and Literature. Texas State University’s most academically influential people include Jushay Rockett, Emma Grigsby Meharg, and Pearle Christian.

Jushay Rockett

American basketball player

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Emma Grigsby Meharg

First female Secretary of State of Texas

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Pearle Christian

Dominican composer

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Tommy Field
Tommy Field

American professional baseball player

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Wesley Blake
Wesley Blake

American professional wrestler

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Andrew Shapter
Andrew Shapter

American filmmaker

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A. J. Johnson

American football player

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Darrick Vaughn

American football player

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Lance Archer
Lance Archer

American professional wrestler

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Edi Patterson

Actor

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Ken Coffey

American football player

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Carl Jorgensen

American football player

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