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.


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 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

Programs Devoted to Research & Creativity


best bachelor's degree in digital communication



best dance program in the nation for 2023

College Factual


best criminology graduate program in the nation

U.S. News and World Report


best online master's in social work for 2024


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


best healthcare management graduate program in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report

Educating Texas Educators


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


teachers graduate from Texas State every year


best online master’s in education programs

U.S. News and World Report

Nationally Ranked Business Programs


sales program worldwide

University Sales Center Alliance


in U.S. for family business research

Family Business Research Productivity Ranking

Tier 1

MBA program

Global MBA Rankings, CEO Magazine


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

U.S. News & World Report

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

2023 Veterans Education Excellence Recognition Award

Texas Veterans Commission's Veterans Education Program