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MSU Texas is a public institution situated in Wichita Falls, Texas. Wichita Falls is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

172 Undergraduate Degrees
43 Graduate Degrees
$18,648 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
81% Acceptance Rate

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MSU Texas Rankings

We have ranked MSU Texas as #234 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #14 out of 85 schools in Texas.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MSU Texas.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#32 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MSU Texas has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#83 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#160 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is MSU Texas?

Location of MSU Texas

Contact details for MSU Texas are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
Phone: 940-397-4000

How Do I Get Into MSU Texas?

You can apply to MSU Texas online at:

Admission Requirements for MSU Texas

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MSU Texas?

81% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
65% Submit SAT Scores
MSU Texas has an acceptance rate of 81%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Average Test Scores

About 65% of students accepted to MSU Texas submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 460 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for MSU Texas  ( 470 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for MSU Texas  ( 460 to 550 )
MSU Texas received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 22. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for MSU Texas  ( 16 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for MSU Texas  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for MSU Texas  ( 18 to 23 )

Can I Afford MSU Texas?

$18,648 Net Price
56% Take Out Loans
7.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MSU Texas is $18,648. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MSU Texas, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $5,956 a year. That adds up to $23,824 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MSU Texas is 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

MSU Texas Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,084 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,226 undergraduate students at MSU Texas, with 4,084 being full-time and 1,142 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MSU Texas

There are also 743 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,084 full-time undergraduates at MSU Texas, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MSU Texas

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of MSU Texas students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MSU Texas Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 86
Black or African American 615
Hispanic or Latino 838
White 1,803
International Students 480
Other Races/Ethnicities 262

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at MSU Texas. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 62 countries are represented at MSU Texas. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Dominica, India, and China.

Online Learning at MSU Texas

1,331 Took All Classes Online
3,071 Took At Least One Class Online
8.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 11 master’s degree programs available online at MSU Texas. In 2017-2018, 3,071 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MSU Texas has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 10th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of MSU Texas

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at MSU Texas was 8.8%. This is the #943 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MSU Texas regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MSU Texas majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 56%
Nursing 24%
Nursing Education 50%
Registered Nursing 16%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MSU Texas ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MSU Texas.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #245
Nursing #306

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

MSU Texas Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 172 0 172
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 41 41
Nursing Education 0 2 2
Nursing Administration 0 0 0
TOTAL 172 43 215


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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