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Texas State University

Program in Sustainability Studies

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
83%

Applying

55
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 January 15th January 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution, minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate work, statement of personal goals, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent to mentor from faculty member who will serve as research advisor and chair the master's committee

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,930
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.16%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied Research in Data-Driven Decision Making, Health & GIS, Customer Service, Policy Analysis, Recycling and Sustainability, and Social and Emotional Learning; Water Supply Planning, Watershed Planning, Water-Use Conservation and Efficiency, Drought Preparedness, Water Policy, Utility Water Loss; interactions of people with plants in community, home or school gardens, as well as passive interactions of people with plants in green spaces outside and inside with interior plants; the intersec
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
171,230

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Patti Giuffre
Graduate Advisor
Email: pg07@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8983

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