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Texas State University

College of Applied Arts

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / College of Applied Arts is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)
Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (MSIS)
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 226
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (preferred minimum score of 300 with 150 on the verbal and 150 on the quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

672
Applied
323
Accepted
163
Enrolled
48%

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 Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (preferred minimum score of 300 with 150 on the verbal and 150 on the quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 on all completed graduate work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78

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

594
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.31%
Black or African American 14.31%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 1.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.69%
Unknown 0.51%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

121
Total faculty
Full-time - 92
Part-time - 29
Male (48)
Female (73)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Agroterrorism, food security, complex coordinated attack course, preventing violence against law enforcement, offender decision making, decision tree displacement, case deconstruction, criminal investigation failures, HIV education research, tobacco prevention and control programs, veteran assimilation, Mexican-origin student success, strengthening relationships/families, active shooter incident management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,433,483

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. T. Jaime Chahin
Dean
Email: tc03@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-3333
Fax: 512-245-3338