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Future Students

Texas State does more than prepare you for work. We prepare you for life. You’ll learn to embrace challenges and solve problems. Classroom experiences will turn into career opportunities. People you meet here will become mentors and friends for life.

The deadlines for completing some admission applications for Fall 2020 have been extended

Please note the new deadline posted for your specific student type. For additional updates related to COVID-19, visit our FAQ page.

Dates and Deadlines

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Freshman

Ready to take the next step at Texas State? We’ll guide you through the requirements, ways to pay for college and help with the application process.
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Transfer

Last year, more than 3,600 transfer students like you found a new home at Texas State. Your transfer success team will help you keep your academic plans on track and introduce you to our vibrant campus community.

International

With prestigious programs and a beautiful and culturally rich environment, Texas State is a welcoming campus for students from more than 70 nations around the world.
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Returning

Coming back to Texas State? We’re excited to welcome you back.

Other Admission Types

Supporting lifelong learning is one of our core beliefs. Outstanding students come to Texas State from many different paths, including:

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APPLY! Texas State has an extremely unique campus atmosphere. And, they turn out some of the most hardworking and well-prepared young professionals. You can't go wrong.
Courtney Carter ’17
2017 B.S. in Interior Design, Minor in Business

TXST Annual Security Reports and Fire Safety Report
We value the safety of all members of the Texas State University (TXST) community at both our main campus in San Marcos, TX and separate campus in Round Rock, TX. TXST publishes a combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report that provides crime and fire statistics for the last three years, policy statements regarding various crime and fire safety and security measures, and descriptions of campus safety awareness and prevention programs. A paper copy of the report is available at the TXST University Police Department located at the Nueces Building, 615 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666 or by calling (512) 245-2805 or electronically at www.clery.txstate.edu/report.