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Engineering Excellence

Lamar University's online graduate programs have been ranked 3rd nationally. LU's online master’s degree programs were listed among the best in the 2015 Rankings of the 50 Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools for Master’s Degrees by College Choice, an independent online publication.

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.

Most Innovative

Texas State University's School of Health Administration has been named one of the 50 Most Innovative University Healthcare Administrative Departments. The website 'Top Masters in Healthcare Administration' ranked Texas State #22 on the list based on its degree, research and professional development opportunities.

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 has launched the nation’s first interdisciplinary doctoral degree in forensic science to meet the needs of public and private crime labs.
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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 

ALERRT releases Avoid Deny Defend video for civilian response to active shooter events #highered
Tue Mar 24 11:50:24 CDT 2015
In case you missed it: A conversation with Brian McCall via @TexasTribune #highered
Wed Mar 11 21:43:07 CDT 2015