Tuition & PaymentsPLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $5,311
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $4,716
More InfoReceive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B
Campus Location - Texas State University is located in the fastest growing city in the United States, according to the U.S. Census. San Marcos is a college-friendly city situated between Austin and San Antonio. Commuters can travel between all three cities within an hour and a half. Expect about a 30-minute commute from Austin to Texas State, and 45 minutes from San Antonio. The Travel Channel's #1 featured waterpark is just 15 miles away, and on-campus tubing and swimming occurs year-round.
Helpful Information - Please note the competitive subjects and plan alternate course choices accordingly. NSE students are encouraged to live off campus, within walking distance or on the bus route (exceptions are freshmen.) On-campus housing options are available, but apply early. Students are required to have health insurance while on exchange and proof of a meningitis vaccination may be required. Texas State University is a friendly, beautiful campus in the hill country with access to many water activities.
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Animal Sciences, Farm and Ranch Management, Horticulture, Land Resources, Mechanized Agriculture, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Science, Soil Science, Water Management
Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnic Studies, Evolutionary Anthropology
Area Studies: African Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, East Asian Literature/Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Popular Culture, Russian Studies, Southwest Studies, U.S. - Mexico Border Health Issues
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Studio Art
Athletics: Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness Management, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Aquatic Biology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Microbiology, Wildlife Biology
Business: Advertising, International Business, Public Administration, Public Relations
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Newspapers, Organizational Communication, Print Media, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Communication Technology, Writing/Editing
Consumer and Family Studies: Consumer Sciences/Services, Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Studies
Criminal Justice: Corrections, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences
Education: Bilingual, Child Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Special Education
Engineering: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Professional Writing, Technical Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Biology/Science
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising
Food Science: Nutrition
Foreign Language: French, German, Japanese (some courses), Spanish
General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Applied Geography, Cartography, City Planning, Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography, Physical Geography, Planning, Regional Analysis/Planning, Urban Planning
Health and Safety Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science, Communication Disorders, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Health Promotion, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Records Administration and Services, Public Health, Respiratory Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, Wellness
Hospitality and Tourism: Tourism and Travel
Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Education, Industrial Technology, Industrial Technology Management
Information Studies: Computer Science, Computer Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies: Popular Culture
International Studies: International Relations, International Studies
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics
Medieval/Renaissance Studies: Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC
Music: Bluegrass and Country Music
Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Dance, Design/Technical, Directing, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Music/Jazz Studies, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Applied Physics, Physics
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Recreation: Recreation, Recreation Therapy
Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders
Technology: Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, Construction Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Technology
Theater: Performance and Directing
All upper-division business courses (ACCT, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT.) Freshman and sophomore-level ACCT, ECO, BLAW courses ARE available. Sound recording technology and nursing are closed.
Highly competitive (and limited) biology, chemistry, physics, art, health, and physical education (AT/ESS) courses, these cannot be guaranteed. An audition or portfolio may be required for some theatre and art courses. An audition may be required for music majors. Student teaching, internships, and social work practicum courses all require prior approval from the departments.
Notable Academic Programs
Geography - Texas State is listed as the Number #1 Geography program in the nation in many national Geographic journals. Texas State offers unique courses in GIS, Water Resources, Urban & Regional Planning, plus Resource & Environmental Studies.Music - Texas State offers Music Performance, Music Studies, Jazz Studies, and more. The proximity to Austin allows musicians to perform in the Live Music Capital of the World and attend South By Southwest in the spring.Mass Communication - A large and prominent program in Electronic Media, Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations provides students with many areas of Mass Communication knowledge and experience.Criminal Justice - Extensive courses in law enforcement, corrections, crisis negotiation are provided along with internship opportunities in large cities like Austin and San Antonio.Educational Studies - Texas State is formerly a Teacher's College and we provide the state of Texas with many teachers per capita than other universities. Texas State is a strong institution in education studies.
Unique Academic Programs
Water Management - A unique program for Geography majors.Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management - For Geography majors and minors.
Honors Access: Yes
|NSE Program Fee:||$50||Mandatory|
|Health Service Fee:||$10||Year||Plan A & B||Mandatory|
|Health Insurance:||$1,000||Semester||Plan A & B||Optional|
|Parking Fee:||$485||Year||Plan A & B||Optional|
|Orientation Fee:||$60||Year||Plan A & B||Mandatory|
|Parking-Bobcat Village Fee:||$265||Year||Plan A & B||Optional|
|Parking-Perimeter Fee:||$115||Year||Plan A & B||Optional|
Important Notes: Students must have health insurance, either from home or obtained at Texas State for a nominal fee. The $10.00 Health Service Fee is for the meningitis vaccination upload (if needed.)
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per semester.
Meal Plans Per Semester