Texas State University

USA

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THE World Ranking: 801

Through its seven academic colleges, Texas State University offers nearly 200 different degree options across levels and disciplines.

  • A legacy of academic excellence since 1899
  • More than 36,000 students from around the world
  • Top-quality UG and PG programs across disciplines
  • Dedicated support for international students
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Texas State University

Texas State University traces its origins to the Southwest Texas State Normal School, which was established in 1899. Over the years, the institution underwent many changes and grew in size and stature. The current name was adopted in 2003, and the university is now home to seven academic colleges, which offer 98 bachelor’s, 90 master’s and 12 doctoral degree programs. Texas State University is located in San Marcos, which is part of the greater metropolitan area of Austin, the capital city of Texas. Texas State University is the fourth largest public university in the state of Texas.

Terrific Texas:

Here are some reasons why studying at Texas State University is a good idea:

  • Classified as an Emerging Research University
  • Career-centric course curriculum
  • Programs taught by leading academic experts and scholars
  • McCoy College of Business is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Leading university to study aquatic ecosystems and species
  • One of the top undergraduate programs in musical theatre and acting in the U.S.
  • Sixth-highest retention and graduation rate of public universities in Texas
  • Texas State offers a Ph.D. in materials science, engineering and commercialization in the College of Science and Engineering and a Ph.D. and Ed.D. in developmental education in the College of Education. These are the only programs of their kind in the U.S.
  • First university in the U.S. to offer a master’s of applied geography degree
  • Highly decorated sports and athletics teams in NCAA Division I
  • Popular accredited English Language Program available
  • On-campus accommodations for international students
  • Strong global alumni network

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Accommodations and Campus Life

Intensive English Program

Student Vignettes

English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

78

Undergraduate

78

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DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: IIE

82 International student nationalities at this university

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: THE

801

OVERALL SCORE

15.6%

TEACHING

21.2%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

17.5%

INDUSTRY INCOME

32.6%

RESEARCH

12%

CITATIONS

25.2%

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

$11,227

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

$6,940

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

$18,670

POSTGRADUATE

$14,960

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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