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Texas State University Review

San Marcos, TX, 601 University Dr
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups B+
A-
Excellent

Texas State University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 37,979 students and offering 197 degrees in San Marcos, TX.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Texas State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
1,974 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/united States Studies/civilization
0
Anthropology
96
17
Asian Studies/civilization
0
Counseling Psychology
59
European Studies/civilization
1
Experimental Psychology
8
8
Health/medical Psychology
7
History
92
21
1
Human Development and Family Studies
72
15
International/global Studies
51
13
2
International Relations and Affairs
15
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
487
32
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
0
Philosophy
25
11
13
Political Science
96
13
Psychology
412
0
Public Administration
40
34
School Psychology
14
Social Work
74
136
Sociology
91
18
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
1,334 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
187
43
Accounting and Computer Science
8
Advertising
100
Business Administration and Management
400
101
Business/managerial Economics
30
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management
1
Consumer Services and Advocacy
35
Economics
24
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
0
Finance
170
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
3
Marketing/marketing Management
232
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
1,042 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
12
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
14
0
Agricultural Teacher Education
4
Applied Mathematics
20
1
Art Studies
23
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
8
Biology Teacher Education
0
Communication Sciences and Disorders
46
33
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
0
Creative Writing
14
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
0
Education
0
2
Educational/instructional Technology
8
Educational Leadership and Administration
43
13
Elementary Education and Teaching
76
English Language and Literature
177
17
French Language and Literature
12
General Studies
18
German Language and Literature
11
Health Teacher Education
11
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
24
History Teacher Education
4
Mathematics Teacher Education
3
2
Music Teacher Education
8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
7
Reading Teacher Education
7
Rhetoric and Composition
155
23
10
Secondary Education and Teaching
50
Spanish Language and Literature
66
13
Special Education and Teaching
39
2
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
55
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
879 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
14
13
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
20
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
115
Health/health Care Administration/management
46
29
9
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
54
0
Human Nutrition
24
14
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
303
23
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
12
Physical Therapy/therapist
0
38
Public Health Education and Promotion
24
Registered Nurse
84
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
40
0
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Communication and Media
508 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications
117
4
Journalism
30
Mass Communication
56
17
Public Relations/image Management
175
Radio and Television
97
Recording Arts Technology/technician
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Legal and Law
459 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Corrections
23
Law Enforcement Administration
15
3
Police Science
130
Criminal Justice
193
Legal Assistant/paralegal
18
77
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
403 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
27
Computer Software Engineering
3
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
66
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
43
Engineering Technology
19
Environmental Science
65
6
4
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
34
8
31
0
Industrial Engineering
33
Industrial Technology/technician
7
22
Land Use Planning and Management/development
1
Manufacturing Engineering
24
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
4
Materials Engineering
2
Natural Resources/conservation
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
399 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
57
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
85
5
Fine Arts
65
Interior Design
28
Jazz/jazz Studies
1
Music
59
24
Music Performance
13
0
Musical Theatre
5
Photography
42
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Mathematics and Science
387 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aquatic Biology/limnology
8
5
Biochemistry
28
7
Biology
112
17
Chemistry
16
6
Geography
46
7
8
Mathematics
34
4
Microbiology
33
Physics
16
5
Population Biology
3
Wildlife Biology
32
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
265 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
88
0
4
Computer Science
120
46
7
Management Information Systems
0
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Trades and Careers
112 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fashion Merchandising
112
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Agriculture
88 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business Operations
23
Agriculture
12
Animal Sciences
25
Ecology
9
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
18
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Hospitality
87 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
75
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Texas State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Social Work
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
BAAS; Communications, Class of 1998

Counselors, Recruiters, Campus Tours, Online Forms, Email

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1997

none that I can remember

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Radiation Therapy, Class of 2015

Very limited networking opportunities, however I did move out of state after finishing the degree.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Education, Class of 2010

Fun culture, good diversity, lots of commuters from Austin.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BAAS; Communications, Class of 1998

Various; multi-racial across many ages

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2002

Diversified, many students worked to pay for college, many students also liked the party school atmosphere

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Radiation Therapy, Class of 2015

Most of the students were there to work hard and get their coursework completed.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Business, Class of 2002

yes, to all you mentioned

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Radiation Therapy, Class of 2015

Excellent computer labs and libraries. Didn't use dorms or dining halls.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS, Class of 2003

At the time there were outdated, but I'm not sure if any improvements have been made since.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
BAAS; Communications, Class of 1998

Improvement to include part-time students in campus life.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2002

I was an older student and did not participate in "groups."

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 2014

Not sure, I'm sure it depends on the major or grade level

Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS, Class of 2003

Outdoor activities on the quad

Rated January 2016
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