Texas State University is an international-student friendly institution. EducationUSA, which is a program of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, has defined international-friendly institutions as institutions that “recognize that in an increasingly interdependent world there is educational value in having international students on the campus”.
Texas State recognizes the value international students bring to our institution and it is committed to providing international students with an enriching education experience. The professional staff at the International Office maintains membership in appropriate international educational organizations and associations to be actively engaged in the many regulatory, educational, and cultural issues related to international students. Texas State also provides special programs for international students to assist them in achieving a successful transition into our University. Some of these programs include an international student orientation, the New International Student Welcome Social, mentoring opportunities, and options for additional English instruction for non-native speakers.