Texas Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Texas?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Texas was $10,728 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a change of $10,728 from the 2015-2016 average of $0 and represents a ?% annual increase. The list of Texas open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 105 open admissions colleges and universities in Texas, the most popular being Lone Star College System with 18,683 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,736. Southwestern Adventist University is the most expensive open admissions school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $19,656.

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 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alvin Community College
Alvin, 1,195 Students
$2,160 n/a n/a
Amarillo College
Amarillo, 2,896 Students
$1,056 n/a n/a
Angelina College
Lufkin, 1,620 Students
$3,270 n/a n/a
Argosy University Dallas
Farmers Branch, 69 Students
$13,056 n/a n/a
Arlington Baptist College
Arlington, 171 Students
$10,110 n/a n/a
Austin Community College District
Austin, 9,031 Students
$2,010 n/a n/a
Baptist University of the Americas
San Antonio, 128 Students
$5,520 n/a n/a
Blinn College
Brenham, 10,360 Students
$2,568 n/a n/a
Brazosport College
Lake Jackson, 815 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
Brookhaven College
Farmers Branch, 2,424 Students
$3,330 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College San Antonio
San Antonio, 712 Students
$12,132 n/a n/a
Career Point College
San Antonio, 1,549 Students
$18,650 n/a n/a
Cedar Valley College
Lancaster, 1,591 Students
$3,330 n/a n/a
Central Texas College
Killeen, 4,362 Students
$2,940 n/a n/a
Cisco College
Cisco, 1,638 Students
$4,710 n/a n/a
Clarendon College
Clarendon, 556 Students
$1,128 n/a n/a
Coastal Bend College
Beeville, 1,334 Students
$2,100 n/a n/a
College of Biblical Studies Houston
Houston, 69 Students
$6,576 n/a n/a
College of the Mainland
Texas City, 870 Students
$2,550 n/a n/a
Collin County Community College District
McKinney, 9,427 Students
$2,460 n/a n/a