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San Marcos, Texas•
Public 4 Year•
20,000 and above
Texas State University is a public research university located in San Marcos, Texas, United States. Established in 1899 as the Southwest Texas State Normal School, it opened in 1903 to 303 students. Since that time it has grown into the largest institution in the Texas State University System and the fifth-largest university in the state of Texas with an enrollment of over 38,000 students for the 2015 fall semester. It has 10 colleges and about 50 schools and departments, including nationally recognized programs in Geography, Criminal Justice and Music.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2022 Best Colleges in America
#139 of 6828
2022 Best Colleges in Texas
#7 of 426
2022 Best Public Colleges in Texas
#5 of 115
Out of 29 majors categories at Texas State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Texas State University within four or six years.
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