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Research with Relevance

The Texas Invasive Species Institute is the state's first comprehensive research effort focused on the early detection of invasive species that impact ecosystems and the economy. The institute brings together more than 40 researchers from throughout TSUS to develop strategies to control or eradicate invasive plant and animal species.
Click here to learn more about the Texas Invasive Species Institute

Graduate Earnings

Lamar Institute of Technology has been named one of the top two-year schools in the nation for its graduates' earnings. The U.S. Department of Education ranked LIT #1 in Texas and #3 nationally based on the median salary of graduates 10 years after college.
Click here to see the Department of Education's rankings

Freshman Year for Free

The Texas State University System is launching a program in fall 2016 that could reduce the cost of a four-year degree by up to 25 percent. Students could earn up to one full year of college credit through the Freshman Year for Free program.
Read more about the Freshman Year for Free Program here.

Degrees that Work for Texas

Sam Houston State University offers a bachelor's degree in Banking and Financial Institutions which is the only program of its kind in the country. More than 500 graduates of the program have been placed in banking positions since its launch.

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 @txst: The Wittliff Collections​ at #TXST announce the Lonesome Dove Reunion and Trail:
Wed Sep 30 16:32:19 CDT 2015
RT @SamHoustonState: #SHSU Reaches Historic Enrollment. Enrollment has topped the 20,000 mark.…
Tue Sep 29 12:46:04 CDT 2015