Texas State's Top Ten Milestones of the Past Ten Years

Inside TXST

Emma Carberry | January 29, 2020


As a new decade begins, here is a look at some of the milestones that illustrate the tremendous growth Texas State University has experienced over the last 10 years.

In the last decade, Texas State University...

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Opened 20 new buildings and 7 existing facilities had major expansions
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Grew the student body to 38,187 with 7 years of record-breaking freshman classes in a row
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Awarded 76,540 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, and graduated the largest class in our history - over 5,000 Bobcats
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Surpassed 200,000 Bobcat alumni
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Raised more than 233 million in philanthropic dollars to support the university, students and faculty
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Launched 58 new majors, minors and certificate programs
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Awarded more than $1.1 billion in grants and scholarships to help students realize their dreams
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Set ourselves on the path to become a national research university with $468.9 million in research and development expenditures
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Saw an estimated 43,000 Bobcats volunteer their time to community projects through Bobcat Build
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Won 23 conference championships, 10 tournament championships and 2 all-sports trophies

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