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The Graduate College

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Whether you are a new or returning student, we wish you great success this semester! We encourage you to review university policies in the Graduate Cataloggraduate services in our welcome video, and other essential information in our student welcome. In addition, visit our FAQs page to get answers to the most frequently asked questions by graduate students. Visit the university's COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date university-wide information.

If you have any questions, please contact us at gradcollege@txstate.edu.

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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

Thursday, December 3:
Last Day of Classes

Friday, December 4:
Reading Day

Friday, December 4 – Friday, December 11
Final Examinations

Thursday, December 10 – Saturday, December 12:
Commencement Ceremonies

 Recent News

Dr. M. Alejandra Sorto, Blake Joseph Gandy, and Oluwasegun Gabriel Olanrewajuthe
Congratulations to Dr. M. Alejandra Sorto, recipient of the 2020–2021 Graduate College Outstanding Mentor Award, and Blake Joseph Gandy and Oluwasegun Gabriel Olanrewajuthe, recipients of the 2020–2021 Outstanding Master’s Thesis Awards!