Location
San Marcos, TX
Undergrads
24,223
Tuition (in-state)
$16,858 ($7,732)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: i have heard alot of my friends talk about their expieriences with financial aid and how poorly they went, but my expieriences have been great, there was only one time my freshmen year when i had any difficulties but other than that everything has gone smoothly

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I live in an apt complex where the safety is really not as up to par so to say as i would like for it to be, the maintnance and appearance of my apts i do not feel are eual to what i pay for my apartment, i love having my own place and living off campus but the prices are outrageous

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: I think that the fact that our universty provides transportation is awesome because the parking on our campus is HORRIBLE. and we cannot all fit on campus if we drove, and also due to the fact that parking passes are WAYYY too exspensive . the tram that picks up at myapartment complex is always prompt and on time, i have not haad any issues with it.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: I loved being able to eat on campus and just swipe, now that i live off campus its like a pain to go get food, mostly because nothing is really healthy besides subway, but who wants to eat that all of the time ? No one, but i also do feel that there should be more placethat allow our student discounts, i mean we are inn a college town.

College Sophomore

Majors: I have changed my major SO MANY TIMES, and i feel that i am now just going to settle because time is running out.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: getting accepted into Mccoy is somewhat of a difficult proccess just due to the fact that there are tons of students competting for thte same spots in a classroom.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: I think that our authorities do a great job of balancing understanding of students trying to have fun but being able to abide by rules. Every one needs rules , but its cool that they understand here.

5 College Sophomore

Nightlife: The night life here is outstanding there is always something to do , and always something going on that everyone can engage in. I LOVE iit.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: I love the proffessors here at Texas State, I have yet to come accross one that has not been bennificail to my learning proccess, and helpful. The study areas that our university provides is absolutley awesome

2 College Sophomore

Athletics: they could be supported more by the student body

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: I LOVE HOW DIVERSE MY SCHOOL IS

4 College Sophomore

Weather: we live in Texas, so i think its pretty good for that

5 College Student

Nightlife: san marcos in general is the best theres always something to do

5 College Student

Scholarships: i think they try their best to help out the students.

5 College Student

Greek Life: i think greek life is amazing here at texas state. everyone gets along with everyone

5 College Student

Health & Safety: i think my campus is very good with these type of things

5 College Student

Majors: i think my campus has a good range of all majors here

5 College Student

Diversity: i love having diversity in my campus

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: The shuttles on campus are really capable.

3 College Sophomore

Computers: Haven't really used the computer labs at school yet.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I haven't had an issue where this was a concern.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: The diversity on campus is pretty standard.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: everyone supports football the most out of all the sports on campus

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: i don't know anything about off campus housing

5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: its very rare that you see or smell people smoking weed.

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Nate Stanley
Hometown
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Major
Anthropology
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Texas State is such a friendly, open, accepting university. It's not a super huge college, so the people aren't stuck-up or cocky like you might find at bigger universities. It's very relaxed on campus, and there's a very chill atmosphere surrounding the city of San Marcos, as well. You can feel at home at Texas State, and you'll be surprised to find how easy it is to make friends.

Texas State is superb in making sure its students are offered the opportunities they need to gain skills that will make them the most competitive in their field. Being a smaller university makes it even easier for academic advisers and professors to take the extra time to talk to students one-on-one about their future career paths. The professors and advisers are always eager to help. 

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