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.
General information for exchange students
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Semester I: 4th week of August - 2nd week of December
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.
GPA (Average Grade)
There is no GPA requirement for this destination.
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|
|Courses at Master's level|
|Language of instruction|
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.
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.
Selection was necessary for 2022-23, but not in the years before.
|All MAUI universities|
Baylor University (Waco)
|More information about MAUI|
Find more information on the MAUI website
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.