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


university in Texas for helping at-⁠risk students graduate

THECB three-year average data


America's Top Online Colleges


Top Performer

in social mobility

U.S. News and World Report


best online bachelor's programs

U.S. News and World Report

Top Ranked Institution for Diversity & Social Impact


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


1 of only 4

 Texas universities recognized for social impact

Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings


in the U.S. for Hispanic enrollment

Hispanic Outlook on Education


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

Hispanic Outlook on Education

Programs Devoted to Research & Creativity


best bachelor's degrees in advertising for 2022



best dance program in the nation for 2023

College Factual


best schools for criminal justice in Texas for 2023

College Factual


best online master's in social work


The Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals


best BSN program in Texas



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

Value Colleges


best online master's in nursing programs

U.S. News and World Report


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

Educating Texas Educators


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


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


job placement for M.B.A. graduates


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

College Consensus


job placement for U.S.-based M.Acy. graduates


best marketing degree programs of 2023


Award-Winning Faculty


faculty members have earned National Science Foundation CAREER awards


winners & nominees


Fulbright Scholar Awards in the last 10 years

Committed to Serving Veteran Students & Their Families

Top 10

military friendly school for 2022–2023



2022 Best for Vets: Colleges in the U.S.


Gold Award

2022 Veterans Education Excellence Recognition Award

Texas Veterans Commission's Veterans Education Program