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Reviews 3331 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: we have a building dedicated to health services and very convenient

4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: there seems to be a diverse group. I'm married so I'm not too sure

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: I chose this college because of its major diversity

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: there are several types of places to eat at. my favorite would be spudranch and taproom

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4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: the school seems like a hippy type college. people are free to be who they are

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: we are a tobacco free campus. our syllabus has the honor code and teachers take that code seriously

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4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: There are several places to eat, go bar going, and it's close enough to Austin. There is an outlet mall close by

College Freshman

Parking: I do not own a vehicle. This is not applicable to me.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Everyone is very nice with each other and there seem to be few conflicts.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Everyone involved in Greek life at Texas State that I have come in contact with has been nice.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The safety on campus is great and I have never felt like I was in danger.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I've learned a lot in my first semester and I love my school.

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College Freshman

Campus Dining: There are lots of dining options on campus. We even have 2 Starbucks and a chick fil a.

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Off campus dining is very close and well priced. Lots if the places deliver since it's so close. We even have a subway that's 24 hours.

College Freshman

Drug Safety: My school is very anti alcohol and drugs. There are hardly any people who don't indulge OFF campus.

4 College Freshman

Facilities: Students are very interactive and friendly. Ive met some of the nicest people. It's great meeting new friends.

College Freshman

Facilities: Texas State is the only school to produce a president AND Vice President, Lyndon B Johnson. It's really cool.

College Freshman

Transportation: I don't have a car and I look really forward to using the zipcars we have on campus. They're easily accessible and new.

4 College Freshman

Academics: All of my professors in my basic fire classes have been really reasonable and helpful with making sure every one understands what is going on.

4 College Freshman

Academics: There are lots of programs designed for any majors. There are always lots of workshops to help you with stress, work load, and even study habits and peer pressure.

College Freshman

Nightlife: The square is very close to campus. There are frat functions lots of days out of the week. Weekends are great to get out and relax. There are lots of bars, shops, and clubs in The Square which is literally a walking distance from campus. I've actually walked to a party there before.

College Freshman

Parking: The cost for a parking permit is totally outrageous. It is either $300 or $500. That's more than a car's monthly payment. The tickets are pretty cheap but still. If the permits weren't so expensive more people would definitely have them.

College Freshman

Scholarships: My mother was an extreme help with my financial aid. She has a keen eye such as I. She helped me in making sure everything went smoothly. There weren't any mix ups or anything.

College Freshman

Athletics: The football games are packed. Basketball games attendance depends. Intramural sports are pretty loud and rowdy as any other sport. My dorm is right by one of the fields. There's something for everyone. We even have yoga.

College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Girls will be girls. Not every female is the same and quite frankly impressions can be misleading. Some people are more difficult with making friends with order. Some are insecure while others are just plain mean or nice. Guys are good though. Difficult as ever.


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Nate Stanley
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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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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