Texas State University - San Marcos

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666


Our Mission:

Texas State University-San Marcos is a public, student-centered, doctoral-granting institution dedicated to excellence in serving the educational needs of the diverse population of Texas and the world beyond.

Goal Statements:

Promote academic quality by building a distinguished faculty, developing the university culture of research, and managing enrollment.

Expand access to public university education and contribute to the economic and cultural development of Texas.

Provide a premier student-centered, educational experience that fosters retention and success and is built on academic programs with clearly defined learning outcomes and a rigorous level of academic challenge.

Expand educational opportunities, emphasizing doctoral program development, applied scientific and technical programs, and other programs that address critical state needs.

Enrich our learning and working environment by attracting and supporting a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

Develop and manage human, financial, physical, and technological resources effectively, efficiently, and ethically to support the university's mission.

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