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Texas State University

PhD Program in Mathematics Education

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / PhD Program in Mathematics Education 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 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
33%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th No
Spring deadline August 10th August 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, 500-word statement of purpose, current curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, interview with faculty, 2 years of teaching experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$32,312
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: The impact of mathematical modeling tasks on studentsÔÇÖ mathematical thinking; mathematical practices, inquiry-oriented instruction, and proof-oriented mathematics; modeling students' constructions of quantities (e.g., angularity, length, etc.), how these constructions change over time, and how they vary across contexts; constructions of coordinate systems and their spatial and quantitative reasoning within coordinate systems;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
110,017

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Alexander White
PhD Program Director
Email: mathgrad@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2551

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