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Overall Score: 60.22

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX http://www.txstate.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$26,700
% of students who get any grants
54%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,500
Average price for low-income students
$10,970

Admissions

Acceptance rate
81%
Median SAT/ACT score
1100/22
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
Undergraduate enrollment
33,920

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
80%
% of need met
58%
% of students who get merit grants
5%
Average merit grant
$3,110

Student Success

Graduation rate
55%
Average time to a degree
4.5 years
Median student debt
$21,218
Early career earnings
$50,670
% earning more than a high school grad
72%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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