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Located on the edge of Texas Hill Country, Southwest Texas State University enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus also adds to the charm of its picturesque settings.

Authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1899, this university opened its doors in 1903. Over the years, the Legislature has broadened the institution's scope and changed its name 4 times.

Today, SWT is the seventh largest university in the state. Overlooking the campus and serving as a landmark since 1903 is Old Main, a red gable victorian building restored to its orginal grandeur.

Campus tours are available through the admissions office. Call for more details.

Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States, graduated in 1930 when the institution was known as Southwest Texas State Teachers College.

Location: 601 University Dr, San Marcos Texas 78666 Telephone 512-245-2364

Other Education nearby:
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(San Antonio) International Bible College
(San Marcos) Southwest Texas State University
(Seguin) Texas Lutheran University
(Austin) University of Texas at Austin
(San Antonio) University of Texas San Antonio

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