Public University

29,643 students

Texas State University-San Marcos, a public university located in San Marcos, has 29,643 students enrolled. 18,939 prospective students applied in 2013. 14,219 (75 percent) of those students were admitted and 5,181 (36 percent) enrolled in classes. It cost $8,060 in 2013 for in-state students, compared to $17,264 for out-of-state students.

For students admitted in 2011, SAT scores ranged from 460 to 560 on critical reading, 480 to 570 on math, and 440 to 540 on writing.

Texas State University-San Marcos is represented by Congressional District 35, Jason A. Isaac in Texas House District 45, and Donna Campbell in Texas Senate District 25

601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
(512) 245-2111

Admissions

Number of students who applied, were admitted and enrolled
Year Applicants Admitted Enrolled
2001 9,354 5,400 (57.7%) 2,527 (46.7%)
2002 10,269 5,800 (56.4%) 2,703 (46.6%)
2003 11,483 6,435 (56.5%) 2,876 (46.6%)
2004 11,226 6,479 (56.0%) 2,804 (44.7%)
2005 9,284 7,095 (57.7%) 3,076 (43.3%)
2006 10,062 7,318 (76.4%) 3,031 (43.4%)
2007 10,869 7,710 (72.7%) 3,072 (41.4%)
2008 11,422 8,494 (70.9%) 3,338 (39.8%)
2009 12,172 9,211 (74.4%) 3,667 (39.3%)
2010 13,311 10,054 (75.7%) 4,108 (39.8%)
2011 14,878 11,530 (75.5%) 4,655 (40.9%)
2012 10,418 6,889 (77.5%) 4,251 (40.4%)
2013 18,939 14,219 (75.0%) 5,181 (36.4%)
2001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Applicants 9,35410,26911,48311,2269,28410,06210,86911,42212,17213,31114,87810,41818,939
Admitted
(% of Applicants)
5,400 (57.7%)5,800 (56.4%)6,435 (56.5%)6,479 (56.0%)7,095 (57.7%)7,318 (76.4%)7,710 (72.7%)8,494 (70.9%)9,211 (74.4%)10,054 (75.7%)11,530 (75.5%)6,889 (77.5%)14,219 (75.0%)
Enrolled
(% of Admitted)
2,527 (46.7%)2,703 (46.6%)2,876 (46.6%)2,804 (44.7%)3,076 (43.3%)3,031 (43.4%)3,072 (41.4%)3,338 (39.8%)3,667 (39.3%)4,108 (39.8%)4,655 (40.9%)4,251 (40.4%)5,181 (36.4%)
Applicants, admitted and enrolled students by year

Students

Test Scores

Average SAT scores by section for enrolling students (writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)
Year Scores (25th percentile - 75th percentile)
Critical Reading Math Writing
Fall 2001 470 - 560 470 - 570 N/A
Fall 2002 470 - 560 480 - 560 N/A
Fall 2003 490 - 580 500 - 590 N/A
Fall 2004 480 - 570 490 - 580 N/A
Fall 2005 480 - 570 490 - 580 N/A
Fall 2006 480 - 570 500 - 590 N/A
Fall 2007 480 - 580 500 - 590 440 - 550
Fall 2008 470 - 570 490 - 590 460 - 560
Fall 2009 480 - 570 490 - 590 460 - 550
Fall 2010 470 - 570 490 - 590 450 - 550
Fall 2011 470 - 570 480 - 580 450 - 540
Fall 2012 460 - 560 490 - 580 450 - 540
Fall 2013 460 - 560 480 - 570 440 - 540
2001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Critical Reading 470 - 560470 - 560490 - 580480 - 570480 - 570480 - 570480 - 580470 - 570480 - 570470 - 570470 - 570460 - 560460 - 560
Math 470 - 570480 - 560500 - 590490 - 580490 - 580500 - 590500 - 590490 - 590490 - 590490 - 590480 - 580490 - 580480 - 570
Writing N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A440 - 550460 - 560460 - 550450 - 550450 - 540450 - 540440 - 540
Critical reading, math and writing SAT scores of the 25th–75th percentile by year
(writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)

Sections

Enrollment

Number of full-time equivalent students enrolled
2003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 22,00522,46622,84023,36424,02024,78426,26027,70329,32629,643
Full-Time 19,73420,11320,73721,41222,02923,37224,60926,28526,703
Part-Time 7,0497,0166,7486,7097,0767,4317,9637,8027,522

Demographics

Percent of student body by ethnicity
(Reporting criteria changed over reporting period. Specifically, prior to 2011, Pacific Islander was bundled with Asian; Multiracial was introduced in 2010; and Unknown was introduced in 2010.)
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
White 75.9%75.9%75.2%74.3%73.9%73.6%73.4%72.0%71.3%71.4%71.2%71.1%71.0%70.3%69.3%68.5%67.0%65.7%62.5%59.4%57.0%54.3%
Black 5.4%5.4%5.3%5.3%5.2%4.8%4.7%5.0%5.1%5.2%5.1%5.0%5.0%4.7%5.0%5.1%5.4%5.7%5.7%6.2%6.5%6.9%
Hispanic 15.8%15.8%16.4%16.9%17.4%18.0%18.1%18.2%18.3%18.1%18.1%18.3%18.6%19.9%20.6%21.4%22.6%23.5%25.2%26.5%27.9%30.0%
Asian 1.3%1.3%1.5%1.6%1.5%1.7%1.8%1.9%1.8%1.8%2.0%2.0%2.1%2.2%2.3%2.2%2.3%2.6%2.2%1.9%2.0%2.0%
Pacific Islander ******************0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Native 0.5%0.5%0.5%0.7%0.7%0.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.5%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.7%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.3%
Multiracial ******************1.4%1.9%2.4%2.9%
International 1.0%1.0%1.1%1.2%1.3%1.2%1.3%1.4%1.7%1.9%1.9%1.9%1.7%1.5%1.5%1.5%1.4%1.0%0.7%1.1%1.0%1.1%
Unknown *******0.8%1.2%1.1%1.1%1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%0.7%0.6%0.8%1.7%2.5%2.7%2.4%
Student body breakdown by ethnicity and total enrollment

Race / Ethnicity

Price Trends

Average total cost for in-state and out-of-state students by year
Year In-State Costs Out-Of-State Costs Books & Supplies Room & Board
1999 $3,056 $9,536 $750 $4,349
2000 $3,316 $9,766 $750 $5,156
2001 $3,578 $9,908 $750 $5,317
2002 $3,750 $10,290 $950 $6,400
2003 $3,900 $10,510 $950 $6,500
2004 $4,550 $11,770 $950 $6,600
2005 $5,360 $13,040 $950 $6,800
2006 $4,698 $11,298 $950 $6,800
2007 $6,506 $14,846 $978 $6,800
2008 $5,776 $12,520 $1,000 $6,960
2009 $6,168 $12,816 $1,050 $7,310
2010 $6,458 $13,898 $1,050 $7,310
2011 $7,264 $15,402 $1,060 $7,310
2012 $7,732 $16,858 $1,090 $7,520
2013 $8,060 $17,264 $800 $7,800
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
In-State Tuition $3,056 $3,316 $3,578 $3,750 $3,900 $4,550 $5,360 $4,698 $6,506 $5,776 $6,168 $6,458 $7,264 $7,732 $8,060
Out-Of-State Tuition $9,536 $9,766 $9,908 $10,290 $10,510 $11,770 $13,040 $11,298 $14,846 $12,520 $12,816 $13,898 $15,402 $16,858 $17,264
Books & Supplies $750 $750 $750 $950 $950 $950 $950 $950 $978 $1,000 $1,050 $1,050 $1,060 $1,090 $800
Room & Board $4,349 $5,156 $5,317 $6,400 $6,500 $6,600 $6,800 $6,800 $6,800 $6,960 $7,310 $7,310 $7,310 $7,520 $7,800
Total costs for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Total Costs

Tuition and Fees for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Tuition

Graduation Rates

Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years
Graduation Rates (Bachelor's Degree)
Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
FY 1999 16.00% 42.10% 50.60%
FY 2000 19.70% 43.30% 52.90%
FY 2001 19.70% 45.50% 54.30%
FY 2002 19.30% 46.20% 56.50%
FY 2003 22.30% 48.00% 56.10%
FY 2004 22.70% 50.80% 58.60%
FY 2005 24.90% 51.30% 61.40%
FY 2006 23.80% 53.60% 61.90%
FY 2007 26.30% 52.90% 63.70%
FY 2008 27.30% 55.30% 63.80%
FY 2009 30.10% 55.00% 65.50%
FY 2010 29.80% 55.10% 64.40%
FY 2011 32.50% 53.50% 64.10%
FY 2012 29.80% 55.90% 61.40%
FY 2013 28.90% 55.30% 64.10%
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
4-Year 16.00%19.70%19.70%19.30%22.30%22.70%24.90%23.80%26.30%27.30%30.10%29.80%32.50%29.80%28.90%
5-Year 42.10%43.30%45.50%46.20%48.00%50.80%51.30%53.60%52.90%55.30%55.00%55.10%53.50%55.90%55.30%
6-Year 50.60%52.90%54.30%56.50%56.10%58.60%61.40%61.90%63.70%63.80%65.50%64.40%64.10%61.40%64.10%
Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years

Graduations