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 $14,760 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is a change of $194 from the 2014-2015 average of $14,566 and represents a 1.33% 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 Texas A & M University College Station with 53,817 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,897. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive four year school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $42,770.

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 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Abilene Christian University
Abilene, 3,761 Students
$30,780 76 68
American InterContinental University Houston
Houston, 322 Students
$14,250 n/a n/a
Angelo State University
San Angelo, 5,147 Students
$3,888 23 47
Argosy University Dallas
Farmers Branch, 84 Students
$13,464 n/a n/a
Arlington Baptist College
Arlington, 190 Students
$10,110 n/a n/a
Austin College  Best Value
Sherman, 1,294 Students
$36,045 77 71
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
Jacksonville, 31 Students
$5,400 n/a n/a
Baptist University of the Americas
San Antonio, 118 Students
$6,300 n/a n/a
Baylor University  Best Value
Waco, 15,624 Students
$36,360 78 55
Brazosport College
Lake Jackson, 881 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College San Antonio
San Antonio, 841 Students
$12,132 n/a n/a
Career Point College
San Antonio, 1,208 Students
$18,650 n/a n/a
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas
Houston, 245 Students
$17,400 n/a n/a
College of Biblical Studies Houston
Houston, 57 Students
$6,576 n/a n/a
Concordia University Texas
Austin, 1,221 Students
$27,600 54 60
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, 3,062 Students
$24,390 75 68
Dallas Christian College
Dallas, 232 Students
$15,616 67 76
DeVry University Texas
Irving, 2,271 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
East Texas Baptist University
Marshall, 1,139 Students
$23,250 39 51
Hardin Simmons University
Abilene, 1,711 Students
$24,500 57 67

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