Rankings and Accolades

This page highlights key university achievements. For enrollment and demographic numbers, see our Facts & Data page.


A World-Class Education at an Affordable Cost

#1

university in Texas for helping at-⁠risk students graduate

THECB three-year average data

#7

Best Online Learning Schools in the U.S.

Newsweek

Top Performer

in social mobility

U.S. News and World Report

Top Ranked Institution for Diversity & Social Impact

#6

R2 university in the South for graduating high-earning women alums under 40

Steppingblocks

1 of only 4

 Texas universities recognized for social impact

Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings

#28

in the U.S. for Hispanic enrollment

Hispanic Outlook on Education

#13

in the U.S. for bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students

Hispanic Outlook on Education

Programs Devoted to Research & Creativity

#10

best bachelor's degrees in advertising for 2021

Study.com

#1

best value dance program in the nation for 2021

College Factual

Top 5%

graphic design schools in the U.S.

Animation Career Review

The Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals

#1

best BSN program in Texas

NursingProcess.org

#4

top respiratory therapy online bachelor’s in the U.S.

Value Colleges

Top 55

best graduate school in the U.S. for healthcare management

U.S. News and World Report

100%

of dietetic interns found jobs in their field within one year of graduation

Educating Texas Educators

#1

We prepare more public school teachers than any other university in Texas

700

teachers graduate from Texas State every year

1 of only 10

universities in the U.S. to receive the 5+ Club designation

from the Physics Teacher Education Coalition

Nationally Ranked Business Programs

91%

job placement for M.B.A. graduates

#22

best no-GMAT M.B.A. in the U.S.

College Consensus

95%

job placement for M.Acy. graduates

Award-Winning Faculty

18

faculty members have earned National Science Foundation CAREER awards

26

Grammy
winners & nominees

13

Fulbright Scholar Awards in the last five years

Committed to Serving Veteran Students & Their Families

Top 10

military friendly school for 2021–2022

MilitaryFriendly.com

Top 10%

of 2021 Best Colleges for Veterans

College Factual

Gold Award

2021 Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Award

Texas Veterans Commission's Veterans Education Program