Texas State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,606
2022 Average Net Price
$14,120
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
87.7%
28,908 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
38,171
79.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
55.9%
3,110 Graduates

About

Texas State University is a higher education institution located in Hays County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Texas State University were General Psychology (523 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (411 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (354 degrees).

In 2022, 8,918 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas State University. 62.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,049 degrees), 1.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3,256 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas State University is $8,606, which is $−21,544 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Texas State University is $8,606, which is $−21,544 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,120.

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Texas State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,606
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Texas State University was $8,606. The cost of tuition at Texas State University is $−21,544 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$14,120
2022 Value
13.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Texas State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,120. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Texas State University grew by 13.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,595
Room and Board
$760
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas State University was of $10,595 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.474% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $760. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Texas State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.7% with respect to 2021, when 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2%
2019 Default Rate
175
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Texas State University was 2%, which represents 175 out of the 8733 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Texas State University received 28,908 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.97% annual growth. Out of those 28,908 applicants, 25,353 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.7% acceptance rate.

There were 38,171 students enrolled at Texas State University in 2022. 49% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas State University has an overall enrollment yield of 30%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
25,353
Accepted Out of 28,908

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas State University was 87.7% (25,353 admissions from 28,908 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 70%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.97%, while admissions grew by 16.6%..

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SAT Scores

49%
Submission Percentage (2022)
3,706
Scores Submitted (2022)

49% of enrolled first-time students at Texas State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas State University had a total enrollment of 38,171 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Texas State University is 30,299 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,872. This means that 79.4% of students enrolled at Texas State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.5% Hispanic or Latino, 40.5% White, 9.13% Black or African American, 3.53% Two or More Races, 2.62% Asian, 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.1%), followed by White Female (23.8%) and White Male (16.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.1%) and White Male (13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38,171 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas State University is 30,299 and the part-time enrollment is 7,872. This means that 79.4% of students enrolled at Texas State University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Texas State University was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Texas State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    15,466 enrolled students
  2. White
    15,452 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    3,484 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Texas State University is 40.5% Hispanic or Latino, 40.5% White, 9.13% Black or African American, 3.53% Two or More Races, 2.62% Asian, 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 586 students (1.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,160 more women than men received degrees from Texas State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas State University is white (4,049 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3256 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas State University is General Psychology (523 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (411 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (354 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (512 degrees awarded), English (267 degrees), and Human Sciences (229 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (289,395 people), Other managers (207,019 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (187,518 people), Secondary school teachers (178,986 people), and Postsecondary teachers (167,840 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas State University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (512 degrees awarded), English (267 degrees), Human Sciences (229 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (540 degrees), and History (96 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas State University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Texas State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (512 degrees awarded), English (267 degrees), Human Sciences (229 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (540 degrees), and History (96 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas State University are Elementary & secondary schools (670,312 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (374,382 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (183,846 people), Computer Systems Design (172,633 people), and Legal services (160,884 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (512 degrees awarded), English (267 degrees), Human Sciences (229 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (540 degrees), and History (96 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 523 degrees awarded
  2. 411 degrees awarded
  3. 354 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas State University was General Psychology with 523 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,379
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
5,539
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,379 degrees were awarded to men at Texas State University, which is 0.61 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,539).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 265 degrees were awarded to men at Texas State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.11 times more than the 238 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 411 degrees were awarded to men at Texas State University in General Psychology, which is 3.67 times more than the 112 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 31% of students graduating from Texas State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (70.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Texas State University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (70.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.129% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,049 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,256 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    733 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas State University is white (4,049 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3256 degrees).

0.976% of degree recipients (87 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    2,425 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,115 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,624 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas State University is white female (2,425 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (2115 degrees).

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Operations

Texas State University has an endowment valued at nearly $334M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 15.2M (4.54%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Texas State University had a total salary expenditure of 805M. Texas State University employs 502 Lecturers, 278 Associate professors and 274 Professors. Most academics at Texas State University are Female Lecturer (269), Male Lecturer (233), and Male Professor (173).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas State University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 435 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 404 employees, and Management with 287 employees.

Endowment

$334M
2022 Endowment
11.7%
growth from 2021

Texas State University has an endowment valued at about $334M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas State University grew 11.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $38.7M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$297M
2022 Salaries
4.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Texas State University paid a median of $297M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($805M) and a 4.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$102M
Instructional Salaries
1,299
Number of Employees

In 2022, Texas State University paid a total of $102M to 1,299 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
502 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
435 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas State University were Lecturer with 502 employees, Associate professor with 278 employees, and Professor with 274 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas State University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 435 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 404 employees, and Management with 287 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Male Lecturer
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas State University was Female Lecturer with 269 employees, Male Lecturer with 233 employees, and Male Professor with 173 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Texas State University.

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