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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Texas State is a great school and the campus is so beautiful. The only thing people don't warn you about is all the stairs you'll have to climb especially if you're in one of the older buildings. The campus is based on the side of a hill, so get ready to have killer calves by the time you're done with a single semester alone.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: If you know who to take and which professors to avoid then you'll make it through the semester. The classes are big but still personal, I mean I'll take being called my last name over and ID number any day.

5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: It's the best if you're in it so best to think about joining

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: They could always be better but where would they get the money from if they're already taking a big chunk from the students?

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Moving from a small town to a college one is worth the experience of a life time. It's never going to be easy financially but everything is possible in a developing city.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The campus is very good about security and educating students on safety.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have had a great experience at this school.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The career services on campus are amazing.

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5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: This is a great campus.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: i am apart of a sorority and it is a great experience.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Im not big into sports.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This is a good school with an excellent staff.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: i dont know too much about greek life.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: i had lots of fun at games and it was very nice

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: i enjoy Texas State, but i had professors who gave so much work that i had no time to leave my room and have fun.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: Any drug use is prohibited on campus. Students may have it out of sight off campus, but on campus people use those vapor pens outside.

4 College Junior

Party Scene: I don't get involved in the "nightlife", but it's definitely a common event among Texas State students to hang out at the bars on the square and have "rough" parties at various apartments. Midnight Rodeo in Austin, Texas, 30 minutes north, is also one of the most popular events among various groups of students. If you're not into partying and not into country dancing but you want somewhere to go at 2am, you can drive two minutes South on I-35 and get a delicious taco from Fuego Tortilla grill. During the winter, you can visit the lights at the park and attend events such as Sights and Sounds. Occasionally there are concerts at the river with well known artists.

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4 College Junior

Diversity: This school is very accepting of diversity. Christian organizations are extremely prominent however, but they are excepting of even non-Christians.

4 College Junior

Academics: At Texas State, the workload is manageable, except for the occasional professor who assigns more work than others. Even in those cases though, the professors are very willing to answer all of your questions and encourage visits to their office hours. The registration process is not difficult as long as you prepare what classes you want to sign up for beforehand. The classes do not fill up right away, but once they are filled up it's hard to get added into them. A piece of advice is to register for the Honors College, which you can do any time of the year. It's relatively easy to get into and allows you to register for all of your classes early.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: I feel generally safe at Texas State University. If I am nervous about walking alone at night, there are services such as the Bobcat Buddies who will quickly drive a golf cart over to pick you up. Recently there have been cases of armed robberies on campus at night, so just like anywhere, it's important to employ safety precautions and use the buddy system.

4 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is very prominent, but you do not need to be a part of is to feel included because there are an abundance of other organizations. I am not involved in Greek life, but I have witnessed the close bond that members share, especially through the music-affiliated Sororities and Fraternities. They do require time and money, but less so for the music ones. Greek life is VERY prominent at Texas State. It's a good school for those looking to be involved in Greek life and just as great for those who want group involvement in other ways.

3 College Junior

Athletics: You can sense the Bobcat pride upon entering Texas State University, but it's not the biggest or greatest school for those who want to attend a place that revolves around the football team. The events are fun to attend however, and although there is not a big reputation for winning, there is still a lot of support and you can tell that the students find excitement in the community and togetherness of attending events. Intramurals opportunities are also abundant in almost every sport, including our successful Unicycle Football team.

4 College Junior

Athletics: I personally do not know much about the sport teams but I do know that you will almost always find Texas State students in the stands cheering on our school.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Texas State University has offered its students a well rounded education and college experience. The classes offered are interesting and always relevant. On campus there free movies, game nights, or other activities open to all students which I believe really add the the overall college experience. If I had the chance to do it all over I would still attend Texas State University. I am in the middle of my Junior year and I still enjoy this school.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Most of the campus has different views, it's not conservative, but you have the few that are. As race goes there's a strong presence of one race and spots of other races.

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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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