Texas State University

University/school contact information : 
Main address: 
601 University Drive
San Marcos
Accreditation information: 

Texas State University-San Marcos is accredited by the Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the regional accrediting organization for eleven states in the southeastern United States, including Texas.

Note: The information shown here is subject to change. Students are strongly encouraged to verify information with the institution to which they intend to transfer.

Admission requirements for transfer students: 
  • $60 application fee.
  • Transfer students with 30-plus transferable hours must have a 2.25 GPA.
  • Transfer students with fewer than 30 hours must have a 2.0 GPA and meet freshman admission requirements including required high school courses, high school transcripts, essay, class rank verification and SAT/ACT.
  • Minimum transfer GPA 2.25
Transfer credit information: 
  • Maximum number of hours accepted: 66 (All transfer credit will be transcripted; Academic department will determine which hours will be applied to degree.)
  • Experience based education maximum: For Occupational Education majors only
  • Military experience maximum: upon review by academic department after enrollment.
  • Department proficiency exams may be used for college credit
  • CLEP subject exams accepted.

Transfer Plans

Tuition, fees, and other costs: 
Financial aid information: 


Fall - April 1
Spring – April 1
Summer - March 1

Additional information on the Financial Aid website.


Transfer students should have at least a 3.5 GPA to be considered for Texas State scholarships.

Deadline: March 1

Office of Financial Aid-Scholarship Coordinator, 512.245.8593

Financial Aid Office
2nd Floor, J.C. Kellam
San Marcos, TX 78666

Many transfer scholarships available

Complete scholarship application and one essay on line through Apply Texas Application

Special programs unique to this school: 

Physical Therapy (graduate level only)
Geography and Planning
Aquatic Biology

Admissions deadlines: 

Fall: July 15                    
Spring: November 15              
Sum-1: May 1  (No summer entry for Communication Design)           
Sum II: June 15