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Study at Texas State University San Marcos

Texas State University–San Marcos, also known as Texas State University or simply as Texas State, is a doctoral degree granting university located in San Marcos, Texas. It is one of the largest institutions of the Texas State University System. In 2008, for the third consecutive year, Texas State was ranked in the top tier of master degree universities in the 15-state Western Region of the U. S. News ranking system. Texas State offers more than 100 bachelor degree, over 80 master degree, and more than five doctoral degree programs. It is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Applied Arts
  • College of Education
  • College of Fine Arts and Communication
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science
  • Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration
  • Graduate College
  • University College
Texas State's official mascot is Boko the Bobcat and their sports teams are nicknamed the Bobcats.

Profile of Texas State University San MarcosThe campus of Texas State is in San Marcos, TX, which is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Texas State include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in media, drama and performing arts, and liberal arts.

Texas State Selectivity

Admission at Texas State is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 480. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 500 and 590.

Texas State has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 28, 121 students enrolled (24, 020 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Texas State offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Southland Conference. Texas State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 486interdisciplinary studies, speech and rhetoric, English, sociology, history, political science, anthropology, geography, . . .
Business and Management1, 089business management, marketing, accounting, finance, fashion merchandising, MIS, managerial economics
Therapy and Counselling369psychology, Counselling psychology, physical therapy, school psychology, medical psychology, community health services
Media369public relations, advertising, radio and television, mass communication, journalism, desktop publishing and imaging, recording arts tech
Education and Teaching342elementary school teaching, educational administration, secondary teaching, special ed, physical education teaching, school Counselling, music teaching, multilingual education, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy340health and physical education, athletic trainer, parks and recreation management, sports and fitness management, recreational therapy
Family and Social Work298social work, public administration, food and nutrition, family studies, family and consumer science
Security and Law Enforcement247criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, criminal justice and administration, corrections
Science217biology, microbiology, biochemistry, physics, wildlife biology, aquatic biology, chemistry, zoology, . . .
Design150graphic design, interior design
Medical administration131health care administration, medical records admin, health care facilities management
Medical Support and Technology109audiology and speech pathology, respiratory care tech, clinical lab tech, radiation therapist, health service and sciences
Drama and Performing Arts95drama, dance
Computer Science and Engineering83computer and info science, computer programming
Conservation and Resource Management65environmental science, land use planning, wetlands management, conservation, wildlife management
Engineering Technician64construction engineering tech, engineering technology, manufacturing tech, industrial tech
Music62music, music performance, jazz
Fine Arts51fine arts
Law48legal assistant
Mathematics48mathematics, applied mathematics
Agricultural Science and Management37agricultural operations, agriculture
Architecture and Planning23urban planning
Art Studies21art studies
Animal Science and Care18animal science
Religion and Philosophy16philosophy
Engineering14manufacturing engineering
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Contact: Texas StateTexas State University San Marcos

601 University Dr

San Marcos, TX 78666

General Phone: (512) 245-2111


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