Texas State University is one university with a single faculty, a single student body and a single inventory of degree programs. Texas State offers its degree programs on the original campus in San Marcos, Texas, and on a newer, second campus in Round Rock, Texas. Admissions standards, degree completion requirements, criteria for student financial aid and definitions of full-time student status are identical on the two campuses.
No. All of the degrees in the Texas State degree inventory are available on the San Marcos campus, except for the Nursing (BSN) degree which is offered only in Round Rock. Degrees in Communication Disorders, Respiratory Care, and Physical Therapy will only be offered at the Round Rock Campus starting in Summer and Fall 2018. A selected subset of bachelor’s, master's, and certification programs can be completed in Round Rock. A list of the programs available in Round Rock can be found on the Round Rock Campus website. (rrc.txstate.edu/about/programs.html).
For bachelor’s programs offered in Round Rock, all of the upper-level coursework can be completed at the Round Rock Campus. Lower-division coursework can be completed at the nearby Austin Community College Round Rock Campus or at Temple College. For master’s programs offered in Round Rock, all of the coursework can be completed at the RRC.
Most faculty members who teach courses at the Round Rock Campus also teach in San Marcos. Even when faculty members teach only in Round Rock, they are selected on the same basis as faculty members in the same program in San Marcos. The classes offered at the Round Rock Campus are of the same rigor and quality as the classes in San Marcos.
Students pursuing majors offered at the Round Rock Campus may receive undergraduate application and admission counseling, undergraduate academic advising, and financial aid counseling at the Round Rock Campus. The Veteran Affairs Office, Office of Disability Services, and Student Business Services will work with Round Rock students remotely from the San Marcos campus.
Texas State Round Rock Campus is located on 101-acres on University Boulevard in northeast Round Rock between I-35 and Highway 130, just off SH 1460. The address and current contact information for the Round Rock Campus is: Texas State University Round Rock Campus 1555 University Blvd. Round Rock, TX 78665-8017 Phone: 512.716.4001 Fax: 512.716.4110
Texas State’s bachelor’s and master’s classes are generally offered after 5:00pm with the majority starting at 6:30pm, giving the student plenty of time to leave work and arrive on campus. Due to the course schedule, the majority of students enroll in 6-9 hours in a fall or spring semester. Exceptions: Health Professions courses are offered during the day and Education majors (EC-6/ESL) are required to complete a student teaching component, which will be during the day.
Yes. Since Texas State University has a single faculty, a single student body and a single inventory of degree programs, all of the programs with professional accreditation that are offered in San Marcos also have the same professional accreditation in Round Rock.
The majority of students enroll in 6-9 hours in a fall or spring semester. The summer schedule varies but several students take 3-6 hours if available. Exception: The St. David’s School of Nursing program is a full-time day program.
Texas State University Round Rock Campus Student Complaint Process Texas State seeks to maintain the highest standards of integrity and fairness in its relationships with students. A student can initiate a complaint following the university’s “Compact with Texans” that can be accessed at txstate.edu/about/compact.html. The specific section regarding student complaints provides the information regardless of which campus the student attends.