Texas Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend private college in Texas?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Texas was $24,001 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $1,643 from the 2015-2016 average of $22,358 and represents a 7.35% annual increase. The list of Texas private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 70 private colleges and universities in Texas, the most popular being Baylor University with 16,183 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $39,610. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive private school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $46,594.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Hardin Simmons University
Abilene, 1,772 Students
$26,240 37 49
Houston Baptist University
Houston, 2,472 Students
$29,730 67 71
Howard Payne University
Brownwood, 988 Students
$25,290 26 29
Huston Tillotson University
Austin, 923 Students
$12,262 35 48
Jacksonville College Main Campus
Jacksonville, 263 Students
$6,300 - -
Jarvis Christian College
Hawkins, 829 Students
$10,400 - -
KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
Dallas, 117 Students
$16,075 - -
LeTourneau University
Longview, 1,327 Students
$28,770 74 71
Lon Morris College
Jacksonville, 529 Students
$13,000 - -
Lubbock Christian University
Lubbock, 1,336 Students
$21,594 40 49
McMurry University
Abilene, 932 Students
$26,622 42 54
National American University Austin
Austin, 33 Students
$15,000 - -
North American College
Houston, 512 Students
$9,450 - -
Northwood University Texas
Cedar Hill, 97 Students
$10,200 - -
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio
San Antonio, 2,837 Students
$27,364 36 50
Paul Quinn College
Dallas, 404 Students
$5,920 52 78
Remington College Dallas Campus
Garland, 927 Students
$15,069 - -
Remington College Fort Worth Campus
Fort Worth, 532 Students
$15,069 - -
Remington College Houston Campus
Houston, 80 Students
$16,380 - -
Remington College Houston Southeast Campus
Webster, 388 Students
$17,327 - -