Texas State gives each student the opportunities and support they need to reach their full potential. We’re the fifth-largest public university in Texas, but with small classes (median class is 23), a warm, inviting campus and robust student services, we cultivate a culture of inclusiveness.
With majors in nearly 200 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs, students will find limitless ways to build their futures.
If we can help you or one of your students, please let us know. Thank you for your dedication to helping students access higher education opportunities. We value your partnership and welcome your questions and feedback.
Get Familiar with TXST
Every fall, our staff travels across Texas to give you the latest info about academic programs, campus life and any admission policy changes.
The Admissions Process
Admissions Priority Dates
We highly encourage students to submit all application materials by these dates.
Learn the ins and outs of the freshman application process.
Application Fee & Waiver
The application fee is required. Fee waivers are available for students who qualify.
Students may submit an application on ApplyTexas.org. Ensure that the correct term of entry is selected.
AP Test Information
Texas State will award college credit hours to students who have taken AP tests and earned a 3 or higher.
Help your students become eligible to play NCAA Division I athletics at Texas State.
NCAA Eligibility form (PDF, 564 KB)
Paying for College
Cost of Attendance
Attending Texas State is an affordable investment for the future.
TXST Scholarship Application
Learn how to find scholarship opportunities and help students apply for them using the Bobcat Online Scholarship System (BOSS).
Learn more about assured admission standards and our review process.
Additional Applicant Types
Non-Ranking High Schools
Students from non-ranking high schools will be considered for admission based on an individual review.
Texas Private High Schools
Students must meet college readiness standards, as set forth by state law.
Learn more about the specific requirements to apply to Texas State as a homeschooled student.
Early College High Schools
Students who graduate from an Early College program and are admitted to Texas State will be classified as freshmen, not transfer students.
If you would like to request materials from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions please complete our form.
Our energetic staff is here to support you and your students.