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Engineering Excellence

Lamar University has been ranked among the top 10 engineering programs in the country based on graduates’ mid-career earnings. A report by the Washington Post focuses on schools that have the highest profit for engineering majors in their peak earning years using salary data from Payscale, Inc.

Oil Spill Recovery

Texas State University will participate in a consortium conducting research along the Gulf Coast funded by fines from the Deep Water Horizon oil spill. The group's work will focus on the restoration of the region's ecosystems and ways to improve the safety of energy exploration in the gulf.

Research with Relevance

Throughout the Texas State University System, faculty and students are engaged in meaningful, relevant research that expands knowledge for the benefit of Texas and its people. The Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University provides land managers with the most current scientific information on the management of natural resources of the area.

Degrees that Work for Texas

From certificate programs to Ph.D.s, the academic programs offered by our institutions are aligned with the practical needs of our state and its dynamic, growing economy. Sam Houston State University is the only institution in the U.S. that offers a bachelor of business administration degree in banking and financial institutions.
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Charting our Performance

Our Productivity Dashboard provides real-time data on our institutions' performance in key areas, such as student success and operational efficiency. Explore our Dashboard and see how the Texas State University System is doing more with less, with great results.

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Twitter Updates 

RT @aspicerun: @TXStateUnivSyst for allowing me to grow from a student to a professional in your system & under amazing leadership. #ThankY
Thu Feb 26 09:45:49 CST 2015
@LamarUniversity master's in nursing program ranked #3 in the nation http://t.co/gxREWOglGa #highered
Mon Feb 23 11:18:48 CST 2015