If you’re looking for an academic environment that not only challenges but welcomes and supports you, you’ve come to the right place. We are a doctoral-granting institution and home to more than 34,000 students, including 28,000 undergraduates. Texas State University is the fifth largest university in Texas. We really are the Rising Star of Texas.
Proud of our heritage as a teaching institution, Texas State offers 97 undergraduate degree programs, including the newest in engineering and nursing, and a combined 100 master’s and Ph.D. programs. Texas State is also home to one of the fastest-growing Honors Colleges in the state.
Situated in most dynamic regions of the state, San Marcos is centrally located between Austin, the seat of state government (30 miles away), and San Antonio, the cultural heart of the state (45 miles away).
For the outdoor enthusiast, San Marcos is home to two rivers, golf courses for the traditional as well as Frisbee golfer, the picturesque Texas Hill Country, and a moderate winter climate.