Authorized by the Texas legislature in 1899, Southwest Texas State Normal School opened its doors in 1903. Over the years, they broadened the scope of the institution and changed the name a few times, finally landing on Texas State University in 2013.
Texas State awards bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges:
- Applied Arts
- McCoy College of Business Administration
- Fine Arts and Communication
- Health Professions
- Liberal Arts
- Science and Engineering
- University College
- The Graduate College
Texas State offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees via online learning, all of which are developed and taught by our university faculty. These degree programs require formal admission to the university, and applicants must meet Texas State's general admission requirements, as well as those specified by the individual degree program.