#1149 Overall Influence #1318 Desirability Rank

Texas State University

Public research university in San Marcos, Texas, United States

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. 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

25,461

Acceptance

85%

Graduation Rate

55%

Median SAT Score

1095

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,326

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

32K

Under-Grads

29K

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

#665 World Rank
Education
#711 World Rank
Business
#145 World Rank
Anthropology
#657 World Rank
Political Science
#812 World Rank
Literature
#585 World Rank
History
#1126 World Rank
Medical
#141 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1494 World Rank
Biology
#900 World Rank
Law
#1156 World Rank
Computer Science
#679 World Rank
Communications
#2114 World Rank
Engineering
#1428 World Rank
Chemistry
#915 World Rank
Psychology
#1374 World Rank
Mathematics
#1497 World Rank
Physics
#409 World Rank
Social Work
#1079 World Rank
Nursing
#1869 World Rank
Philosophy
#2014 World Rank
Economics
#1411 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#973 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#3002 World Rank
Religious Studies

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 Criminal Justice, Anthropology, and Social Work

Will Brunson

American baseball player

Joe Vance

American baseball player

Jushay Rockett

American basketball player

Tony Bishop

Tony Bishop

American basketball player

Harry Geffert

Jonathan Joss

American actor

Jesse Heiman

Jesse Heiman

American actor

Carr Collins Sr.

American insurance business magnate and philanthropist

Jack Henry

Eddie Gossling

American actor

Julie Choffel

American poet and teacher

Tommy Field

Tommy Field

American professional baseball player