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Texas State University San Marcos

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

none Address

General info: 512-245-2111
Financial aid office:512-245-2315
Admissions office: 512- 245-2364University Homepage

Tuition + none Housing (2011-2012)

Meals Per Week:16

Undergrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee:$40

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:5604
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2011-2012)

# of Undergrads: 30,338
# of Grad students: 6,405
# of Part time: 104
Total Students: 36,743




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

38% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,199

17% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,114

8% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $3,453

41% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,684Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Masters Colleges and Universities I

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Required
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

74% men vs 80% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2011-2012)

Men Applicants:6,079
Women Applicants:8,799
Men Admitted:4,474
Women Admitted:7,056

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services


• Accounting
• Accounting and Computer Science
• Adult and Continuing Education Administration Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
• Advertising
• Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
• Agricultural Teacher Education
• Agriculture General
• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• Animal Physiology
• Animal Sciences General
• Anthropology
• Applied Mathematics General
• Aquatic Biology/Limnology
• Art/Art Studies General
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Athletic Training/Trainer
• Bilingual and Multilingual Education
• Biochemistry
• Biology Teacher Education
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Botany/Plant Biology
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Administration and Management General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Chemistry General
• City/Urban Community and Regional Planning
• Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
• Communication Sciences and Disorders General
• Computer Software Engineering
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Computer and Information Sciences General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
• Corrections
• Counseling Psychology
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Creative Writing
• Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
• Criminal Justice/Police Science
• Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
• Dance General
• Design and Visual Communications General
• Dietetics/Dietitian Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Dispute Resolution Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Early Childhood Education and Teaching
• Ecology
• Economics General
• Educational Leadership and Administration General
• Educational Leadership and Administration General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Educational/Instructional Technology
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Engineering Technology General
• English Language and Literature General
• Environmental Science
• Ethics Postbaccalaureate certificate
• European Studies/Civilization
• Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences General
• Fashion Merchandising
• Finance General
• Fine/Studio Arts General
• Foods Nutrition and Wellness Studies General
• French Language and Literature
• General Studies
• Geographic Information Science and Cartography
• Geographic Information Science and Cartography Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Geography
• Geography Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• German Language and Literature
• Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
• Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Health Teacher Education
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Health/Medical Psychology
• History General
• History General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• History Teacher Education
• Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Human Development and Family Studies General
• Human Nutrition
• Human Nutrition Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Industrial Engineering
• Industrial Technology/Technician
• Interior Design
• International Relations and Affairs
• International/Global Studies
• Jazz/Jazz Studies
• Journalism
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science
• Land Use Planning and Management/Development
• Legal Assistant/Paralegal
• Legal Assistant/Paralegal Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Management Information Systems General
• Management Information Systems General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Manufacturing Engineering
• Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Mass Communication/Media Studies
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Mathematics Teacher Education Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
• Microbiology General
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Music General
• Music Performance General
• Music Teacher Education
• Musical Theatre
• Natural Resources/Conservation General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Near and Middle Eastern Studies
• Parks Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management General
• Philosophy
• Photography
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physical Therapy/Therapist
• Physical Therapy/Therapist Phd(Professional practice)
• Physics General
• Political Science and Government General
• Population Biology
• Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
• Professional Technical Business and Scientific Writing
• Psychology General
• Public Administration
• Public Health Education and Promotion
• Public Relations/Image Management
• Radio and Television
• Reading Teacher Education
• Recording Arts Technology/Technician
• Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
• Rhetoric and Composition
• Rhetoric and Composition Postbaccalaureate certificate
• School Psychology
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching General
• Special Education and Teaching General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
• Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
• Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
• Water Wetlands and Marine Resources Management
• Wildlife Biology
• Zoology/Animal Biology

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