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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 Texas Invasive Species Institute is the first comprehensive effort focused on the early detection and rapid response to invasive species that impact the environment and economy of Texas.

Graduates Making a Difference

Our institutions provide 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. Lyndon B. Johnson, a 1930 graduate of Texas State University, is the only U.S. President who earned a degree from a Texas university.

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.

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 

TSUS Board of Regents approves purchase of O. Henry Hall from UT System
Thu May 21 17:02:56 CDT 2015
@txst archaeologists identify sunken 1681 Spanish shipwreck off Panamanian coast #highered
Wed May 13 10:00:33 CDT 2015