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Graduates Making a Difference

Our institutions offer students the knowledge, skills and inspiration needed to excel in their chosen field. That's one reason why our graduates are making a difference in Texas and around the world. Lamar University alumnus Brian Birdwell is a survivor of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon and represents the 22nd Senatorial District in the Texas State Senate.

Higher Education Hotspot

Students, faculty and staff at Lamar State College-Port Arthur have a distinct advantage when it comes to technology. A national survey found Lamar-Port Arthur has the fastest download speed in the U.S. -- faster than the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University and Rice University.
Read more about LSC-PA's achievement in the Huffington Post

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 in the Chihuahuan Desert Borderlands 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. 'Print' magazine named Texas State University's MFA in graphic design program among the best in the nation.
Click here to see all of our degree options using the Degree Finder
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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 result.

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Twitter Updates 

TSUS Board of Regents meeting in Austin convenes at 12:30 p.m. Live webcast here #highered
Thu Aug 28 12:00:43 CDT 2014
Enrollment at @Sul_Ross continues upward trend as first-day numbers climb 13% over 2013 #highered
Mon Aug 25 17:21:14 CDT 2014