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Why Graduate Studies at Texas State University?

Students in The Graduate College participate in education and research with relevance to the world beyond the university. Nationally recognized faculty lead the way with applied, interdisciplinary scholarship. We have more than 100 graduate degree programs, which include flexible formats for both full-time and part-time students. The university's main campus is located in San Marcos, between Austin and San Antonio, providing a small-town feel with urban opportunities. North of Austin is the Round Rock Campus, adding more flexibility with the same rigorous academics.

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 Looking Ahead

Friday, June 25:
Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation

Friday, July 9:
Final Date for Thesis and Dissertation Defenses

Friday, July 16:
Last Day to Submit Theses and Dissertations to The Graduate College

Friday, June 30:
Last Day to Apply for Thesis and Doctoral Research Fellowships

 Recent News

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Check out the 2021 International Research Conference awardees!