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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.

Apply for Spring, Summer and Fall 2021 now!

For all 2021 terms, Texas State University will not require SAT or ACT test scores for students ranked in the top 75% of their high school classes for admission to the university, application to the Honors College, or for consideration for Assured and Competitive Scholarships. Additional information and updates related to COVID-19 may be found on our FAQ page.

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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

Texas State’s Annual Security Reports and Fire Safety Report
We value the safety of all members of the Texas State University community at both our main campus in San Marcos, TX and separate campus in Round Rock, TX. Texas State 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 Institutional Compliance and Ethics located at the River House, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666 or by calling 512-245-4961 or electronically at www.clery.txstate.edu/report.