Texas State University

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world rank  460

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University Overview

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of San Marcos (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Round Rock. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Texas State University (TXST) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Texas State University (TXST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym TXST
Founded 1899
Motto The noblest search is the search for excellence
Colours Maroon and old gold

University Location

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos (population range: 50,000-249,999)
78666 Texas
United States
T +1 (512) 245 2111
F +1 (512) 245 8044
Other locations Round Rock

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 429 North Guadalupe Street
San Marcos 78666-5709
+1 (512) 245 2364
888 798 2287

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Texas State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation AALR-Council on Accreditation
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications ACEJMC
  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • American Physical Therapy Association APTA-Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ASHA-Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • American Dietetic Association-Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education CADE
  • Commission on Acceditation of Healthcare Management Education CAHME
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research FIDER
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology JRCERT
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM-Commission on Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration NASPAA-Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Texas State University System (TSUS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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