Cooperative Education is an experiential educational model that integrates academic and work-based learning. Co-op students alternate semesters in the classroom with semesters working in industry in their field of study.
Cooperative Education Program
AT TEXAS STATE, WE DRIVE WHAT'S NEXT - AND NEXT IS NOW.
Ingram School of Engineering co-op students contribute talent, skills, next generation perspectives, and represent all dimensions of America's diverse society in the workplace. Real-world engineering experiences through co-ops are crucial to preparing our students for the world beyond college. Today's students will become tomorrow's STEM workforce, innovators, and leaders. The Cooperative Education Program in the Ingram School of Engineering is committed to helping our students take those next steps forward.
$1.7 MM Collective co-op earnings since 2017
Get academic credit for co-op
Maintain full-time student status
Will not have FAFSA/EFC impacted from earnings.
100% Graduation rate with co-op!
45% employed by co-op employers
58% Hispanic, Black, Asian participants
32% female; 68% male participants