Texas State University (San Marcos) (MAUI)

Texas State University (San Marcos) is a universitywide partner university in San Marcos, United States of America. You can study at Texas State University (San Marcos) through the MAUI program

The MAUI program (Mid-America Universities International) consists of a group of 18 American universities. If you are applying for the MAUI program, you need to list the top three MAUI universities of your choice in your motivation letter. This means there is a chance you will not be placed at your preferred university, but at your second or third choice university instead.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Social media

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What I Like About Texas State (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 4th week of August - 2nd week of December
Semester II: 3th week of January - 2nd week of May

Orientation generally commences the 3rd week of August for Semester I and the 2nd week of January for Semester II.

Exams take place the 2nd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd week of May for Semester II. 

Academic calendar

Requirements

GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

Students require a letter from their institution certifying their university level English proficiency.

You can find the most recent requirements under Pre-Acceptance Steps

Areas of study open to exchange students

All

Courses at Master's level

Yes

Language of instruction

English

Housing assistance

Students can choose from on-campus (dorms) or off-campus accommodations. The Education Abroad Office assists with the on-campus accommodations. The information about the on-campus accommodation will be sent to students via email after students' acceptance.

To view all housing options and rates, please visit this page.

For more information on off-campus housing, please contact Off-Campus Living - Department of Housing and Residential Life.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs for a student living on-campus are around $1,700 per month. (Estimate from 2022).

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here, under Important Information - Estimated Cost of Living.

Credits

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

3 places per year for the MAUI program in total. 

After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.

  • When you apply in Osiris you may choose: MAUI network
  • At second and third place you choose a university outside the MAUI netwerk or a university with the label MAUI and Bilateral
  • You list 3 MAUI university choices in your motivation letter/form. 
  • Placement at the university of your first choice cannot be guaranteed, but MAUI will try to meet your preference.
Selection

Selection was necessary for 2023-2024.

All MAUI universities

Baylor University (Waco)
Columbia College Chicago
Kansas State University (Manhattan)
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla)
Oklahoma State University (Stillwater)
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Texas State University (San Marcos)
Texas Tech University (Lubbock)
University of Kansas (Lawrence)
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of Nebraska at Kearney
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of North Texas (Denton)
University of Oklahoma (Norman)
West Virginia University (Morgantown)

More information about MAUI

Find more information on the MAUI website

Contact

If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
E-mail: region1@uu.nl

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
E-mail: region2@uu.nl

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
E-mail: region3@uu.nl

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
E-mail: region4@uu.nl

General exchange questions

Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan
Email: exchange@uu.nl

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to erasmus@uu.nl

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.