The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus adds to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.
Texas State University-San Marcos is a doctoral granting university located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in the Texas State University System, and the 6th largest in the state. Texas State's 28,132 students choose from 111 undergraduate and 87 masters and seven doctoral degree programs offered by seven colleges (Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, and Science), the University College, and the Graduate College.
Texas State students come from around the globe, and our student body is diverse. Thirty percent of Texas State students are ethnic minorities. In fact, Texas State is ranked among the top 20 universities in the nation for the number of degrees we grant to Hispanic undergraduates. See the University Factbook for more information on our student body.