At a Glance

Rice University ranked first and Trinity University ranked second in Texas college rankings. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the Texas best colleges is $18,710 for Texas residents and $27,497 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 70.98% and the average SAT score is 1,110. The average number of student population is 12,874 and the average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Texas best colleges. For the statistics, we only include 4 years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges.

Texas Best Colleges Comparison Table

RankCollege NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Rice University
Houston, TX
$51,107$47,9131,5209.00%7,12493%6 to 1
2Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
$46,456$23,5971,37029.00%2,63776%9 to 1
3The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
$40,032$22,8861,35532.00%51,83286%18 to 1
4Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
$58,540$47,4781,39047.00%11,64981%11 to 1
5Texas A & M University-College Station
College Station, TX
$40,526$22,7431,27558.00%68,67982%20 to 1
6The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
$38,970$28,6101,35079.00%28,75570%25 to 1
7Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
$51,660$32,2681,25047.00%10,91883%13 to 1
8Baylor University
Waco, TX
$49,246$36,9361,29045.00%17,21778%14 to 1
9Texas State University
San Marcos, TX
$22,307$17,0401,09581.00%38,64454%22 to 1
10University of Houston
Houston, TX
$21,673$18,6891,22565.00%46,32461%22 to 1
11Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
$23,870$17,5301,16569.00%38,20961%20 to 1
12LeTourneau University
Longview, TX
$32,490$18,6301,20045.00%3,17563%11 to 1
13University of Dallas
Irving, TX
$45,160$33,7501,24545.00%2,54271%11 to 1
14St. Mary's University
San Antonio, TX
$33,720$19,3201,13079.00%3,64860%11 to 1
15University of Houston-Clear Lake
Houston, TX
$20,752$19,2161,10574.00%8,961-16 to 1
16Austin College
Sherman, TX
$42,590$29,2101,21051.00%1,29972%13 to 1
17The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, TX
$23,250$16,3081,15583.00%10,20642%19 to 1
18University of St Thomas
Houston, TX
$31,560$21,6341,15187.00%3,22368%11 to 1
19University of North Texas
Denton, TX
$20,906$15,6181,15574.00%38,24156%25 to 1
20Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, TX
$31,940$20,2041,14090.00%4,76658%13 to 1
21Southwestern University
Georgetown, TX
$45,120-1,23049.00%1,43469%12 to 1
22The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX
$18,733$15,1511,04080.00%28,64446%19 to 1
23Abilene Christian University
Abilene, TX
$37,800$23,2381,12361.00%5,20461%15 to 1
24Hardin-Simmons University
Abilene, TX
$31,364$14,3201,05784.00%2,34451%12 to 1
25Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
$22,296$14,6631,03044.00%6,557-18 to 1
26Wayland Baptist University
Plainview, TX
$21,304$14,71097097.00%4,50423%8 to 1
27Texas A & M International University
Laredo, TX
$18,983$15,1061,00554.00%7,88447%22 to 1
28Texas A & M University-Commerce
Commerce, TX
$22,090$14,5491,05043.00%12,41143%21 to 1
29Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Texarkana, TX
$20,273$14,9621,06094.00%2,09734%15 to 1
30Houston Baptist University
Houston, TX
$34,500$12,6501,10071.00%3,43244%12 to 1
31The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX
$28,524$23,3761,14583.00%47,89951%24 to 1
32The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
$20,572$25,8071,12577.00%32,26442%25 to 1
33The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Odessa, TX
$9,745$6,9001,03788.00%5,83440%20 to 1
34University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Belton, TX
$28,800$18,9101,09587.00%3,88851%18 to 1
35Saint Edward's University
Austin, TX
$49,076$29,5301,15388.00%4,30164%15 to 1
36The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX
$24,316$16,1801,035100.00%25,15137%20 to 1
37Tarleton State University
Stephenville, TX
$17,448$15,4851,04556.00%13,10949%19 to 1
38Midwestern State University
Wichita Falls, TX
$11,531$7,9351,02579.00%6,10245%17 to 1
39Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX
$18,552$15,7041,06583.00%21,21354%21 to 1
40University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX
$32,286$19,2421,05594.00%8,26351%11 to 1
41West Texas A & M University
Canyon, TX
$9,903$8,0131,04069.00%10,02945%20 to 1
42Our Lady of the Lake University
San Antonio, TX
$29,926$17,49098568.00%3,14942%11 to 1
43Angelo State University
San Angelo, TX
$17,723$14,3961,02577.00%10,38740%20 to 1
44Lubbock Christian University
Lubbock, TX
$24,260$8,7301,06591.00%1,80550%13 to 1
45Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Waxahachie, TX
$21,456$11,6701,01188.00%2,10245%15 to 1
46Texas Wesleyan University
Fort Worth, TX
$33,408$16,9921,06542.00%2,23630%15 to 1
47University of North Texas at Dallas
Dallas, TX
$21,787$13,68184047.00%3,75717%17 to 1
48Stephen F Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX
$21,616$15,6951,08568.00%13,14452%18 to 1
49Lamar University
Beaumont, TX
$18,407$15,6991,05084.00%14,78334%18 to 1
50Prairie View A & M University
Prairie View, TX
$26,398$17,07195580.00%9,51636%19 to 1
51Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX
$18,071$14,9621,04093.00%15,51843%16 to 1
52Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX
$20,343$15,6831,10580.00%11,92937%19 to 1
53University of Houston-Victoria
Victoria, TX
$17,129$15,4661,00956.00%4,33619%15 to 1
54Sul Ross State University
Alpine, TX
$21,047$13,754913100.00%2,73925%15 to 1
55Texas Southern University
Houston, TX
$21,443$13,22192091.00%9,73223%18 to 1
56University of Houston-Downtown
Houston, TX
$17,017$15,7391,00089.00%14,26529%18 to 1
57Texas A & M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, TX
$25,266$14,0661,03077.00%8,54139%18 to 1
58Concordia University Texas
Austin, TX
$33,800$10,8901,04590.00%2,56849%12 to 1
59North American University
Stafford, TX
$12,675$18,496--55845%15 to 1
60Amberton University
Garland, TX
$8,580$6,870--1,182-17 to 1
61Texas A&M University-Central Texas
Killeen, TX
$17,011$13,561-97.00%2,464-14 to 1
Average$27,497$18,6691,11070.98%12,87451%16 to 1