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Texas State University is a doctoral-granting Emerging Research University located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in The Texas State University System, and among the largest in the state.  Texas State’s 36,739 students choose from 97 undergraduate and 88 master’s and 12 doctoral programs offered by ten colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 45% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 15 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In the fall of 2014, there were over 1,240 full-time faculty and nearly 2,000 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2015, Texas State had an annual operating budget of $600 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2014 were more than $39 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 2.4 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at