Texas Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Texas?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Texas was $14,560 for the 2014-2015 academic year. This is a change of $794 from the 2012-2013 average of $13,766 and represents a 5.77% annual increase. The list of Texas four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 108 four year colleges and universities in Texas, the most popular being The University of Texas at Austin with 46,823 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,830. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive four year school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $40,770.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Texas colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Texas or cheap Texas colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Abilene Christian University
Abilene, 3,844 Students
$29,450 76 67
American InterContinental University Houston
Houston, 406 Students
$14,250 n/a n/a
Angelo State University
San Angelo, 5,549 Students
$3,914 19 34
Argosy University Dallas
Farmers Branch, 357 Students
$13,464 n/a n/a
Arlington Baptist College
Arlington, 218 Students
$8,110 n/a n/a
Austin College  Best Value
Sherman, 1,338 Students
$33,655 80 68
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
Jacksonville, 51 Students
$4,800 n/a n/a
Baptist University of the Americas
San Antonio, 176 Students
$6,300 n/a n/a
Baylor University  Best Value
Waco, 14,456 Students
$34,480 78 56
Brazosport College
Lake Jackson, 1,044 Students
$2,790 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College San Antonio
San Antonio, 396 Students
$11,664 n/a n/a
Career Point College
San Antonio, 1,208 Students
$24,982 n/a n/a
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas
Houston, 0 Students
$16,680 n/a n/a
College of Biblical Studies Houston
Houston, 52 Students
$6,576 n/a n/a
Concordia University Texas
Austin, 1,263 Students
$26,400 50 52
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, 3,060 Students
$23,250 78 72
Dallas Christian College
Dallas, 240 Students
$14,592 57 66
DeVry University Texas
Irving, 2,271 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
East Texas Baptist University
Marshall, 1,088 Students
$22,350 41 56
Hardin Simmons University
Abilene, 1,873 Students
$22,350 58 63

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