Texas State University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Texas State University is 20:1, and the school has 25.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Texas State University include: Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Business Administration and Management, General; Psychology, General; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; and Accounting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 20:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11%
Business Administration and Management, General 6%
Psychology, General 6%
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 5%
Accounting 4%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 54%
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 1%
Learning communities 22%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit Yes

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 27%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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