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Texas State University

Program in School Improvement

San Marcos, TX

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Texas State University

Overview

Texas State University / Program in School Improvement is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
16
Accepted
4
Enrolled
36%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate and master's degrees from regionally-accredited university (master's degree in an area related to proposed studies with minimum graduate GPA of 3.5); statement of purpose (500 words); 3 letters of reference addressing professional and academic background; resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

76
Total Graduate Students
72%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 39.47%
Black or African American 7.89%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Increasing college readiness and creating a college-going culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,920

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Melissa Martinez
PhD Program Director
Email: mm224@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-4587