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Texas State University-San Marcos: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,698 $5,360 $5,776 $6,168 6.8%
Out-of-state $11,298 $12,032 $12,520 $12,816 2.4%
Books and supplies $950 $978 $1,000 $1,050 5.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,800 $6,800 $6,960 $7,310 5.0%
Other $3,300 $3,390 $3,460 $3,620 4.6%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,000 $7,000 $7,160 $7,520 5.0%
Other $3,100 $3,190 $3,260 $3,410 4.6%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,810 $2,890 $2,950 $3,060 3.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $15,748 $16,528 $17,196 $18,148 5.5%
Off Campus $15,748 $16,528 $17,196 $18,148 5.5%
Off Campus with Family $8,458 $9,228 $9,726 $10,278 5.7%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $22,348 $23,200 $23,940 $24,796 3.6%
Off Campus $22,348 $23,200 $23,940 $24,796 3.6%
Off Campus with Family $15,058 $15,900 $16,470 $16,926 2.8%

Map & Directions

Map of Texas State University-San Marcos

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 12,172 4,972 7,200
Percent admitted 76% 72% 78%
Percent admitted who enrolled 40% 42% 39%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2,704 74%
ACT 919 25%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 480 570
SAT Math 490 590
SAT Writing 460 550
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 20 25
ACT Writing 6 8
  • Students that submit all application materials by the assigned deadline and meet the following criteria receive automatic admission: 1. Graduate in the top 10% of their high school class 2. Graduate in the 1st quarter of their high school class and score no lower than 920 SAT (combined critical reading & math) or no lower than 20 on the ACT 3. Graduate in the 2nd quarter of their high school class and score no lower than 1010 SAT or 22 ACT 4. Graduate in the 3rd quarter of their high school class and score no lower than 1180 SAT or 26 ACT 5. Graduate in the 4th quarter of their high school class and score no lower than 1270 SAT or 29 ACT. Home school or students from non-ranking high schools need to score at least 1180 SAT or 26 ACT.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1925 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 9/1/1976 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/1/1996 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 5/16/1986 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 8/11/2000 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 9/1/1970 -   Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration 7/1/1990 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists 9/15/2000 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1975 -   Accredited