Texas State University

Private University

Texas, United States

Texas State University was established in 1899 in San Marcos, Texas, USA. Started as the Southwest Texas State Normal School, the school was founded with a sole purpose was to provide manual training and teach domestic sciences and agriculture. Any students earning a diploma and teaching certificate Read more




Highlights of Texas State University

  • Texas State University  is affiliated with the Association of Public Land grant University, Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration and TSUS.
  • Texas State is classified Texas State University  as a doctoral university with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and an emerging research university by the State of Texas.
  • Texas State University  has the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State which is the largest forensics research facility in the world.
  • Texas State University  also operates the Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Park, a technology commercialization and applied research facility.
  • Texas State University  is also well known for the San Marcos 10. On November 13, 1969, ten students were suspended from Texas State for protesting the Vietnam war. They became known as the "San Marcos 10."
  • The Albert B. Alkek Library at Texas State University  serves as the main academic library supporting the university community. It also acts as the "select depository" for United States and Texas government documents, receiving a large number of government publications from the state and 60% of all federal publications.
  • Texas State University  has its own band called the Bobcat Marching Band which is nicknamed "The Pride of the Hill Country," the band began in 1919 as a casual association of student musicians on campus.
  • Some of the notable alumni of Texas State University  are Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States; Robert L. Rutherford, General, United States Air Force; John Sharp, Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System; George Strait, Country music singer
  • Famous Alumni
    Lyndon B. Johnson

    Former President

    The United States
    Tomas Rivera


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