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Texas State University

Program in Psychological Research

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
26
Accepted
12
Enrolled
63%

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 3rd February 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours and in psychology, statistics, and experimental and research methods courses; statement of research interest; resume; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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 Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 6
Male (12)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Prescription drug misuse characteristics in adolescents and young adults, ecological momentary assessment of mechanisms related to college student prescriptions,
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
47,219

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Ty Schepis
Graduate Advisor
Email: schepis@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2526
Fax: 512-245-3153