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Established in 1899, Texas State University is an open research university that is associated with the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration, Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, and The Texas State University System. Earlier, the university was named Southwest Texas State Normal School. In 2013, it was renamed to its current name. The university is known to be the 5th largest university in the State of Texas. It began its first classes in 1903.

The main university campus, San Macros campus is spread over an area of 507 acres. The campus features all the facilities required by students. The campus also features Sewell Park which was earlier known as Riverside Park and opened in 1917. It was renamed to its current name in 1949. The other campus of the university is known as the Old main campus which was built in 1903. The campus houses the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism and the Department of Fine Arts & Communication.

The library of the university consists of thousands of books, journals, and research papers. In addition, the university has another campus, the Round Rock campus. Initially, it was known as the Round Rock Higher Education Centre. Developed in 1996, the campus is located about 32 km from the university. The campus offers the junior and senior-level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree in 12 programs as well as 16 graduate degrees, post-baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. It also comprises the school of nursing and a willow hall.

The university offers undergraduat

The main university campus, San Macros campus is spread over an area of 507 acres. The campus features all the facilities required by students. The campus also features Sewell Park which was earlier known as Riverside Park and opened in 1917. It was renamed to its current name in 1949. The other campus of the university is known as the Old main campus which was built in 1903. The campus houses the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism and the Department of Fine Arts & Communication.

The library of the university consists of thousands of books, journals, and research papers. In addition, the university has another campus, the Round Rock campus. Initially, it was known as the Round Rock Higher Education Centre. Developed in 1996, the campus is located about 32 km from the university. The campus offers the junior and senior-level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree in 12 programs as well as 16 graduate degrees, post-baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. It also comprises the school of nursing and a willow hall.

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level programs. As a survey in 2019, the university has a total of 38,231 students. The courses at the university are categorized under 10 colleges, namely College of Education, the College of Applied Arts, College of Liberal Arts, the College of Health Professions, the College of Business Studies, College of Fine Arts, the College of Science & Engineering, Graduate College, University College, and Honors College.

Students get a chance to choose among the various courses according to their field of interest. The university was recognized as a growing research university in 2012. Faculty members are well-experienced and provide students with ample practical knowledge. Presently, the university has more than 1,400 full-time faculty. Students get the opportunity to visit industries for practical exposure. They also learn about fieldwork during industrial visits.

The university has a list of some notable alumni that includes Lyndon B Johnson (36th President of the United States), Thomas Carter (Film director), Michael R Young (President of Chuy's Comida Deluxe), Kyle Park (Singer), Maria Luisa Tucker (Writer), Charles Barsotti (Cartoonist), Gianna Yanelli (Actress), Michael Glyn Brown (Former hand surgeon), Jerry Fields (Chairman of JD Fields & Corporation), Meg Turney (Internet news host), Rod Keller (President of Segway. Inc), and Lance Hoyt (Professional wrestler).

Year of establishment1899
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Size of Campus in acres507
Male/Female Ratio1.43
UG/PG Course Ratio1.06
No.of Campuses2
Accommodation expenses9672 USD
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Texas State University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(1 Courses)(18-24 months)INR 13.25 L
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(16 months)INR 16.05 L
B.E. / B.Tech(2 Courses)(4 years)INR 15.83 L
B.Sc.(1 Courses)(4 years)INR 15.83 L

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Texas State University Entry Criteria

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MS(1 Courses)

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: 6.5 & Above

: 78.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: 6.5 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 78.0 & Above

B.Sc.(1 Courses)

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: 78.0 & Above

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 24 L
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BE/Btech INR 27.4 L
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BSc INR 27.3 L
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BBA INR 25.2 L
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MA INR 24.3 L
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MIM INR 28 L
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MBA INR 28.4 L
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MFA INR 27.8 L
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MEng INR 27.9 L
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MArch INR 31.4 L
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MEM INR 23.5 L
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BHM INR 24.1 L
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MASc INR 23.2 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

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INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 292
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GMAT: 510
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SAT: 1028
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ACT: 42
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Texas State University FAQs

Q. Where does Texas State University rank?

A. Texas State University globally ranks between #299-391 as per US News & World Report - National University Ranking for the year 2022. Find more at: Texas State University Ranking

Q. What are some of the popular majors offered at Texas State University?

A. Popular majors like Psychology; Business Administration and Management; Exercise Science and Kinesiology; Marketing/Marketing Management; Finance; Computer Science; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; Public Administration are offered at Texas State University. Get more information at: Texas State University Courses & Fees

Q. How much is the cost of attendance at Texas State University?

A. The estimated cost of attendance at Texas State University for international students is USD 42,000 for one year approximately. The fee breakup is as follows:
  • Tuition & Fee: USD 19,500
  • Living Expenses: USD 22,500
    • Room & Board: USD 13,680
    • Books & Supplies: USD 1,013
    • Transportation: USD 2,600
    • Personal Expenses: USD 2,893
    • Health Insurance: USD 2,161
    • International Operations Fee: USD 120

Q. Which test scores are accepted for graduate admissions at Texas State University?

A. For graduate admission at Texas State University test scores of GMAT or GRE, also LSAT is required depending upon the course requirement along with TOEFL / IELTS / PTE scores for English language proficiency.

Q. Are recommendation letters a part of the admission process of Texas State University?

A. No, Texas State does not require a Letter of Recommendation. However, if in case the applicant chooses to submit one, they must make sure it includes the applicant's full legal name, date of birth and home address.

Q. Is ACT or SAT required for international freshmen admissions at Texas State?

A. An ACT or SAT score is not required, unless the applicant has attended at least two (2) years of school in the U.S. at the time of application or wish to apply for a scholarship. They can submit any one of the test scores while applying for admission:
  • 21 or higher on the ACT English
  • 520 or higher on the SAT I Evidence-based Reading and Writing (if taken after March 2016)
  • 500 or higher on the SAT I Verbal

Q. Can international students apply for on-campus housing at Texas State University?

A. Yes, international freshmen can choose to find accommodation on-campus in either of the 23 residential halls. Naming a few of them - Arnold Hall, Bexar Hall, Blanco Hall, Brogdon Hall, Butler Hall, Falls Hall, First Five Freedom Hall, Gaillardia Hall, Jackson Hall, Lantana Hall, etc.

Q. What are the application essay topics for Texas State University?

A. There are three application essay topics to choose from while applying for admission to Texas State University, they are:
  • Topic A: Tell us your story. What unique opportunities or challenges have you experienced throughout your high school career that have shaped who you are today?
  • Topic B: Most students have an identity, an interest, or a talent that defines them in an essential way. Tell us about yourself.
  • Topic C: You've got a ticket in your hand. Where will you go? What will you do? What will happen when you get there.
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Q. How can students apply for admissions at Texas State University?

A. Students can apply for admission at Texas State University through ApplyTexas portal. More details can be found at: Texas State University Admissions

Q. Which ELP test scores are required for graduate admissions at Texas State?

A. The follwoing English Language Proficiency tests and their corresponding minimum scores are required for graduate admission at Texas State University:

Q. Can students apply for more than one graduate course admissions at Texas State University?

A. Yes, applicants are free to submit one or more applications for each graduate course they wish to apply for with an application fee of USD 30.
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University CitySan Marcos, Texas, USA
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1555 University Blvd. Round Rock, TX 78665-8017

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601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666-4684

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