Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members. A member of the Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Texas State is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) located close to both Austin and San Antonio, two of the most friendly, eclectic and energetic cities in America. Cited by Forbes as part of "America's Next Great Metropolis, "San Marcos sits at the heart of Texas culture and in the center of business and educational activity in the Texas Innovation Corridor. Texas State has been ranked by Forbes magazine as one of America's "Best Employers for 2019," as well as one of its "Best Employers for Diversity" and "Best Employers for Women."