Texas State leaps 51 spots in US News & World Report rankings for 2024

SAN MARCOS Texas State University jumped 51 spots on U.S. News and World Report’s Best National Universities ranking for 2024, among the largest improvements in the nation.

Texas State tied for No. 280 on the list. This year’s rankings increased the emphasis on how often schools’ students from all socioeconomic backgrounds earned degrees and took advantage of information on graduate outcomes.

In addition to the overall list, Texas State climbed 13 spots to No. 110 for Top Performers in Social Mobility and 39 spots to No. 133 in Nursing. Other Texas State ranking highlights include:

  • Ranked No. 211 among Best Undergraduate Business programs.
  • Improved to No. 151 for Top Public Schools.
  • Made the 190-208 ranking range for Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.
  • Made the 282-309 ranking range for Economics.

Schools in the National Universities category offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and Ph.D. programs. U.S. News surveyed 1,500 U.S. bachelor’s degree-granting institutions on 19 measures of academic quality to compile the list. U.S. News made refinements to this year’s rankings formula by dropping five longstanding factors, modifying the weights of several other factors, and introducing a few new ones.

For the complete listing, visit usnews.com/best-colleges.

See more Texas State University rankings and recognitions at txstate.edu/about/rankings.