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Texas State University

About Texas State University

Texas State University was founded in 1899 and is part of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration, the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, and the Texas State University System. Southwest Texas State Normal School was the university's previous name. It was renamed to its current name in 2013. The university is ranked as the fifth largest in the state of Texas. The first classes were held in 1903.

San Macros campus, the main university campus, is spread out over 507 acres. The campus has all of the amenities that students require. Sewell Park, formerly known as Riverside Park and was built in 1917, is also located on campus. In 1949, it was renamed to its current name. The Old Main Campus, which was completed in 1903, is the university's other campus. The Departments of Mass Communication & Journalism and Fine Arts & Communication are both located on campus.

Undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programmes are available at the university. According to a 2019 study, the university has 38,231 students. College of Education, College of Applied Arts, College of Liberal Arts, College of Health Professions, College of Business Studies, College of Fine Arts, College of Science & Engineering, Graduate College, Institution College, and Honors College are the ten colleges that make up the university.

Texas State University Rankings

  • #1001+ University Ranking - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #298 National University Ranking - US News & World Report 2021
  • #1397 Global Universities - US News & World Report 2020

Top Programs at Texas State University

Programs Fees Per Annum
M.Sc Computer Science $30,970
M.B.A $33,670
Master of Accounting $30,970
M.Sc Engineering $30,970
M.A History $30,970

Texas State University Application Process

How to apply?

Application Portal: Online applications for admission to Texas State University are accepted.

Application Fees: 75 USD

Application process:

  • Steps to apply for Texas State University admissions-
  • Apply online at ApplyTexas or Coalition for College Opportunity.
  • Please submit the required documentation.
  • Transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and English proficiency criteria must be submitted.
  • Scores on Standardized Exams in order to study in the United States
  • Make the required payments.
  • Wait for the outcome of your application.

Admission Deadlines:

  • Fall admissions: June 1
  • Spring Admission: October 1
  • Summer Admissions: March 15

Basic Admission Requirements:

Undergraduate Admissions-

  • Official Transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • IELTS, TOEFL scorecard

Graduate Admissions-

  • Official transcripts of high school and Undergraduate degree
  • GMAT/ GRE Scorecard
  • References

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 1010-1180

Applicants Submitting SAT - 74%

SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1100

Texas State University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Founded 1899
Academic Calendar Semester
Religious Affiliation None
Student Population 38,500
Application Cost 75 USD
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS)
Average Cost of Attendance 23, 917 USD
Students: Faculty Ratio 19:1
Residential Facility Available
Financial Aid Available
Percentage of International Students 1%
Student Ratio of Females to Males 58:42
Number of FTE Students 31, 893
Acceptance Rate 46%
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Texas State University cost to attend

Fee Cost
Texas Resident Sticker Price $23,791
Tuition $8,052
Books and Supplies $800
Other Fees $2,529
Room and Board $9,940
Other Expenses Budget $2,470


Fee Cost

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Tuition $19,868
Books and Supplies $800
Other Fees $2,529
Room and Board $9,940
Other Expenses Budget $2,470

Know more about Studying in USA

Tuition Fees in USA (1st Year Average) BE/Btech: USD 28300 | MS: USD 22693 | BBA: USD 26616 | MBA: USD 29558 | BSc: USD 29418 | MA: USD 20452 | MIS: USD 22133 | MFin: USD 37683 | MEng: USD 29558 | MIM: USD 35301 | MEM: USD 23254 | MArch: USD 34741 | MFA: USD 28857 | BHM: USD 27176
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in USA USD 700 to 1000 Per Month
Entrance Exams in USA TOEFL: 86 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 60 | GRE: 309 | GMAT: 560 | SAT: 1177
Work and Study in USA Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit. Know More
Post Study Work Permit in USA One to Two Years after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in USA USD 160
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Economy in USA GDP Growth of 2.1% (Q4 2019), The Larges Economy of the World by Nominal

Texas State University Average Tuition Fee Per Year


$ 24,100


$ 15,600

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

$ 22,200

Campus accommodation

$ 7,620

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.

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