About Texas State
Our students come from 73 countries and all 50 states
of Texas State students are minorities
in Tier 2 Research Institutions in the Military Friendly® Schools: Top 10 Award
Classified as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education
• Only Texas university to graduate a U.S. president – Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1930
• The Higher Education Act of 1965 was signed on campus by LBJ
We have two campuses across 495 acres in San Marcos, 101 in Round Rock
More than 38,000 students
97 bachelor's, 92 master's, 14 doctoral degrees
World-class Research and Innovation
During FY17 Texas State researchers were engaged in 519 independent sponsored projects totaling more than $44 million in expenditures.
The Science, Technology, and Advanced Research (STAR) Park is Texas State University’s research park dedicated to collaboration with industry, government laboratories and nonprofit research institutions to accelerate innovation, commercialization and entrepreneurship in the Texas Innovation Corridor.
The Wittliff Collections includes the Southwestern Writers Collection, the Southwestern & Mexican Photography Collection, the Lonesome Dove Collection and the Texas Music Collection.
Spring Lake and the San Marcos River form one of the most biologically diverse aquatic ecosystems in the southwestern United States, home to eight endangered species and our scientists at the Meadows Center.
The Texas School Safety Center prepares the state's K-12 schools and community colleges for a safer future through research, training and technical assistance.
The Forensic Anthropology Research Facility at the Freeman Center is one of only five outdoor human decomposition research laboratories in the nation and the largest of its kind.
The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center (ALERRT) addresses the need for active shooter response training for first responders through research-based courses.