601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 512-245-2364
http://www.txstate.edu admissions@txstate.edu
About Texas State University-San Marcos
  • Year of Foundation 1899
  • Size of Campus 455 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 22,986
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55% 45% 1%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,730
  • Room and Board $6,810
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 26,002
Texas State's main campus is in San Marcos, a growing community of 50,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. Our students come from around the globe, and our student body is diverse. Thirty-five percent of Texas State students are ethnic minorities. Hispanic Outlook ranks Texas State 15th in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students. See the University Factbook for more information on our student body.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Trick or Treat fest, Moonlight Breakfast, Bobcat Build - community service day, Bobcat Day, Jerry and Cathy Supple Folk Music Series
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi (Academic), Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology), Alpha Mu Alpha (Marketing), Alpha Psi Omega(Theatre/Drama), Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business), Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling Honor Society), Delta Tau Alpha (Agriculture), Eta Sigma G
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority, Bahai Club of Texas State, Baptist Student Ministry, Beta Upsilon Chi (Brothers Under Christ), Bobcats for Christ (Christians on Campus), Brothers Under Christ-Beta Upsilon Chi, Campus
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Organization (ASO), Asian Student Association, Assoc. of Mex-Amer. Students (AMAS), Black Men United (BMU), Black Student Alliance, Black Women United (Sisters Circle), First Generation Student Organization,
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 13
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Austin, Texas (25), San Antonio, Texas (45)
  • Distance to nearest train San Marcos, Texas (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus San Marcos, Texas (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 23%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (75%), women's dorms (14%), men's dorms (1%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (9%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 84%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 21%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 79%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 28
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 2,782
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,358,459
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Museums The Wittliff Gallery brings together a comprehensive range of work from the region that represents the history of photography from the 19th century to the present day, with an emphasis on contemporary imagery. Special Collections of the Alkek Library cons
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 277,806
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 8,330
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,881,502
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years 75%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,981
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 4%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 55%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs ExxonMobil, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Target, Enterprise Rent-a-car, USAA, Wells Fargo, Dell, Advanced Micro Devices
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