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COLLEGE PROFILE

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,230
Out-of-state: $35,470
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,218
Out-of-state: $22,458
Room and Board
$9,132
Books and Supplies
$820
Other Expenses
$3,060
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003615
Free

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants5,135 (93.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need3,523 (68.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,373 (95.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met715 (21.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met66%
Average Award$10,512
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,837 (84.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,593 (76.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,281
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 474 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift264 (4.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,027
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants23,799 (84.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need16,534 (69.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid15,985 (96.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,930 (18.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met63%
Average Award$10,311
Need-Based Gift
Received by 13,399 (83.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,993
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 12,606 (78.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,177
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,321 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift683 (2.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,770
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$27,840
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
5.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Short-term emergency loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Agriculture, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
967
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
397
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
81
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
International Students, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
1,583
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,958
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.45 3.86 569 580 26
Low 2.50 2.68 440 500 17
High 4.00 5.00 720 760 34
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