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Texas State University

Check whether Texas State University is right for you as an international student.

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San Marcos, USA
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Study abroad at Texas State University

Texas State University is a public research university located in San Marcos, Texas, US. There are two campuses: the main campus in San Marcos, and the Round Rock Campus, located north of Austin.

The University offers 99 bachelor’s, 93 master’s and 14 doctoral degree programs. Texas State is made up of several schools, including applied arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, education, fine arts and communication, health professions, liberal arts, science and engineering, the University College and the Graduate College.

Texas State University offers accommodation to students that is safe, secure and convenient in its residence halls and off-campus apartments through the Achieving Community Together (ACT) program.

Known as the Bobcats, the University’s athletics teams participate in NCAA Division I. Their teams compete in basketball, cross country, football, golf, and track and field among others.

Why study at Texas State?

  • Sports and athletics

    Texas State University’s sports teams compete in NCAA Division I

  • Diverse student population

    Over half (53%) of Texas State students are minorities

Life as an international student

Students come from around the globe to study at Texas State University, making for a diverse student body.

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is available to support international students studying at Texas State. They offer a number of services including coordinating many events and activities together with campus organizations to help international students settle into life in the US.

There are nearly 400 student clubs and organizations, which you can join to meet fellow students and participate in various cultural events. The LBJ Student Center is at the heart of many interesting activities that take place on campus, from talks by renowned speakers to special events.

Student Life & Facilities

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    • Academic Tutoring & Support
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Fees and funding

Texas State has very affordable tuition especially when partnered with their generous scholarships.

International students are encouraged to apply for academic scholarships at Texas State. Applicants must be currently enrolled or admitted to Texas State by the scholarship deadline in order to be considered.

Assured Scholarships are automatically awarded to all qualified international students who are admitted to Texas State as first-time incoming freshman and meet the minimum scholarship qualifications prior to their first fall or spring semester.

For undergraduate students who have taken an SAT, and receive a minimum competitive scholarship of $1,000, students will automatically get the in-state tuition which is $9,400 for the entire year and the scholarship.

For postgraduate programs, applying students who receive assistantships, or a partial competitive scholarship of $1,000 recieve in-state tuition and the scholarship. In-state tuition is $8,000 per year.


Texas State University

601 University Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA

Located in the Texas Hill Country on the banks of the San Marcos River, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities.

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Visa requirements for Texas State University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements