Resources For Texas State Parents

CollegiateParent’s guide to the Texas State University Community



Here’s the basic information about Texas State University at a glance. Be sure to check out the Texas State Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Texas State University
Address:601 University Dr
San MarcosTX, 78666
Phone Number:(512) 245-2111
Type:Academic, Continuing Education, Recreational, Adult Remedial
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:Suburban
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:36739
Faculty Ratio:23 to 1

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  • I Love Summer Vacation With My Teens
    It’s summer vacation and I’ve been counting down the days for its arrival since Spring Break. No, we don’t have any grand plans, and yes, my kids get on my nerves, but I’ll take a summer vacation with them over having them in school any day of the week. I’m that mother, the one who […]
  • Vacationing With Teens Is So Much More Relaxing Than When They Were Younger
    At this very moment, I am enjoying a pedicure while my kids are home alone packing their bags for the next few days. We are leaving for a mini- vacation tomorrow and I realized as soon as I sat down, and dipped my toe in warm water as the scent of lavender crawled up my […]
  • If Your Teen Has Failed Out of College, Consider This Advice
    College is not for everyone. A student failing classes in college may be giving you the first indication that the path they are on is not the right path for them. If your teen has failed in college, don’t take it personally and don’t jump to conclusions. How we as parents handle this stressful situation […]
  • Quintessential Summer Style – Weekend at the Beach
    What to wear for a glorious weekend at the beach? We are headed “out east” (aka The Hamptons) for a weekend with my wonderful rock star friend Danielle and her family – husband, two boys. They’re super chill and relaxed, so I’m thinking it will probably all be very casual. But they are also a […]


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