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Texas State University at San Marcos

School Profile

  • Texas State University: San MarcosPublic Four-year University in San Marcos, TX
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 26,002
First-year Undergraduate Students: 3,667
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 26,002
Graduate Students: 4,801

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Advertising
  • Bachelor of Agribusiness Operations
  • Bachelor of Agriculture - General
  • Bachelor of American Studies
  • Bachelor of Animal Physiology
  • Bachelor of Animal Sciences
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Aquatic Biology/Limnology
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biological/Physical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Botany
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Cartography
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of City/Community/Regional Planning
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Corrections
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Desktop Publishing
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology - General
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of European Studies
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Fashion Merchandising
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foods/Nutrition Studies
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Health Services - General
  • Bachelor of Health System Administration
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Human Development/Family Studies
  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Jazz Studies
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Technologies
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Medical Radiologic Technology
  • Bachelor of Medical Records Administration
  • Bachelor of Microbiology
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Near/Middle Eastern Studies
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Parks/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Photography
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Police Science
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Radio/Television
  • Bachelor of Recording Arts Technology
  • Bachelor of Respiratory Therapy
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Speech/Rhetorical Studies
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Water/Wetlands/Marine Management
  • Bachelor of Wildlife Biology
  • Bachelor of Zoology

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,482
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $15,792

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213


Member: NCAA
Team name: Bobcats


  • Ranked #39 Regional Universities (West)
  • Ranked #306 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #114 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #10 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #140 Best Education Schools
  • Ranked #61 Healthcare Management
  • Ranked #57 Physical Therapy
  • Ranked #100 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #149 Social Work
  • Ranked #209 Speech-Language Pathology

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Admissions Address

429 North Guadalupe Street
San Marcos, TX 78666-5709
(512) 245-2364
Fax: (512) 245-8044
Contact: Stephanie Anderson
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 76%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 76%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 13,311
Female applicants 7,833
Male applicants 5,478
Applicants accepted 10,055
Female applicants accepted 6,104
Male applicants accepted 3,951
Freshman enrollment 3,930
Female freshman enrollment 2,332
Male freshman enrollment 1,598
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 96%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 0%
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 73%
SAT Critical Reading average score 521
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 470-570
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 535
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 490-590
SAT Writing average score 502
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 450-550
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 26%
Average ACT Composite score 23
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 21-25
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 20-25
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 20-25

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