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

2 out of 3

bachelor’s degrees at TXST are awarded to at-risk students.

#25

America's Top Online Colleges

Newsweek

Top Performer

in social mobility

U.S. News and World Report

#104

best online bachelor's programs

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

#14

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 2022

BestAccreditedColleges.org

#23

best dance program in the nation for 2023

College Factual

#1

best schools for criminal justice in Texas for 2023

College Factual

#19

best online master's in social work for 2024

Intelligent.com

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

#28

best online master's in nursing programs

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

#88

best online master’s in education programs

U.S. News and World Report

Nationally Ranked Business Programs

91%

job placement for M.B.A. graduates

#17

Part-Time M.B.A. among Hispanic-Serving Institutions in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report

100%

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

#9

best marketing degree programs of 2023

Intelligent.com

Award-Winning Faculty

18

faculty members have earned National Science Foundation CAREER awards

26

Grammy
winners & nominees

16

Fulbright Scholar Awards in the last 10 years

Committed to Serving Veteran Students & Their Families

Top 10

military friendly school for 2022–2023

MilitaryFriendly.com

#38

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

MilitaryTimes.com

Gold Award

2023 Veterans Education Excellence Recognition Award

Texas Veterans Commission's Veterans Education Program