Facts & Data

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Last updated: February 2022

About Texas State

Student Enrollment and Demographics

  • 37,910 (round to 38,000 in TXST publications) students in fall 2021
    • more than 33,000 undergraduates
    • more than 4,200 graduate students (3,663 master's, 581 doctoral)
  • more than 1,500 students enrolled at the Round Rock Campus

Where our students are from

  • 225 counties in Texas, all 50 states, and 78 countries
  • 96% of our students are from Texas

First-generation status

  • 44% of undergraduates are the first in their families to attend college
  • 40% of graduate students are the first in their families to attend college

Where our students live

  • more than 6,000 students live on the San Marcos Campus

Enrollment by Gender

  • 60% women
  • 40% men

Enrollment by Race and Ethnicity

  • 42% White
  • 40% Hispanic
  • 11% Black
  • 2.7% Asian
  • 2% Multiracial
  • 1.5% International
  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.1% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

You can find more data about student enrollment and demographics on the Office of Institutional Research site.

Degree Programs

  • 98 bachelor’s
  • 91 master’s
  • 14 doctoral

Alumni

  • more than 217,000 alumni
  • 89% of our alumni live in Texas

Faculty and Staff

  • nearly 1,400 full-time faculty
  • more than 2,000 full-time staff

TXST Campuses

  • 510 acres at the San Marcos Campus
  • 101 acres at the Texas State Round Rock Campus
  • 4,000 additional acres of academic, agricultural, research, and recreational areas
  • 207 buildings at the San Marcos Campus
  • 6 buildings at the Round Rock Campus

Cost and Financial Aid

2022–23 Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate (per semester, with a 15-hour course load)

  • $5,930 Texas resident
  • $12,050 nonresident

Graduate (per semester, with a 9-hour course load)

  • $4,130 Texas resident
  • $7,800 nonresident

Find out more about the undergraduate cost of attendance and graduate cost of attendance on the Financial Aid and Scholarships site.

Students Receiving Financial Aid

  • more than 27,000 students receive financial aid each year
  • 36% of TXST students receive Pell grants

Financial Aid Awarded in Fiscal Year 2021

  • $360 million total financial aid awarded
  • $119 million in grants awarded
  • $28 million in scholarships awarded
  • $1.6 million in work-study
  • $211 million in loans

San Marcos

History, Population, and Location

  • Founded in 1851
  • 67,553 population estimate (2020)
  • San Marcos is the gateway to the beauty, history, and flavor of the famous Texas Hill Country.
  • The seat of Hays County in Central Texas
  • 30 minutes from Austin
  • 45 minutes from San Antonio

Local Attractions

  • 45 regional, neighborhood, and special-use parks, green spaces, and natural areas
  • 1,200+ acres of natural areas with hiking and biking trails
  • The spring-fed San Marcos River is 72 degrees all year long
  • 200+ luxury and brand-name shops at the outlet malls

Learn more about why we love San Marcos.

Find out more about upcoming events and area attractions at the San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau website.