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Texas State named among 'America's Best Employers' by Forbes

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
May 29, 2017

Texas State University has been named among "America's Best Employers" by Forbes magazine.

The the bi-weekly business magazine listed Texas State at No. 139 in the subcategory "Best Midsize Employers." The annual list of the 800 best employers in the nation includes 60 educational institutions overall.

For the rankings, Forbes worked with statistics firm Statista to cull data from a survey of 30,000 U.S. employees. In the survey, respondents rated how likely they were to recommend their organization to family or friends on a scale from zero to 10.

Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile the list of the best employers in America from a survey of 30,000 American workers. In the survey, respondents rated how likely they were to recommend their organization to family or friends on a scale from zero to 10. The survey also asked employees to recommend companies other than their own.

The "Best Employers" category includes 500 companies with more than 5,000 employees, while the "Best Midsize Employers" list focuses on 300 companies with 1,000-5,000 employees.

For more information, visit www.forbes.com/sites/jeffkauflin/2017/05/09/americas-best-employers-2017.

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,849 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 170,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world.  Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities:  Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.

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