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Texas Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

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 $22,358 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a change of $22,358 from the 2015-2016 average of $0 and represents a ?% annual increase. The list of Texas private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 96 private colleges and universities in Texas, the most popular being Baylor University with 16,118 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $37,996. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive private school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $44,694.

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
Abilene Christian University
Abilene, 3,900 Students
$32,020 74 67
American InterContinental University Houston
Houston, 362 Students
$14,163 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 College  Best Value
Sherman, 1,243 Students
$37,130 81 73
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
Jacksonville, 45 Students
$5,500 n/a n/a
Baptist University of the Americas
San Antonio, 128 Students
$5,520 n/a n/a
Baylor University  Best Value
Waco, 16,118 Students
$37,996 87 60
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
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas
Houston, 373 Students
$18,630 n/a n/a
College of Biblical Studies Houston
Houston, 69 Students
$6,576 n/a n/a
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston, 203 Students
$12,395 n/a n/a
Concordia University Texas
Austin, 1,258 Students
$28,700 29 26
Court Reporting Institute Wheeler Institute of Texas
Dallas, 190 Students
$9,600 n/a n/a
Culinary Institute Inc
Houston, 118 Students
$11,988 n/a n/a
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, 3,128 Students
$25,380 73 67
Dallas Christian College
Dallas, 244 Students
$16,544 38 60
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
Dallas, 145 Students
$11,150 n/a n/a
DeVry University Texas
Irving, 2,271 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
East Texas Baptist University
Marshall, 1,122 Students
$23,700 49 61
Everest College Arlington
Arlington, 569 Students
$11,124 n/a n/a
Everest College Dallas
Dallas, 364 Students
$12,360 n/a n/a
Everest College Fort Worth
Fort Worth, 452 Students
$15,000 n/a n/a
Everest College Fort Worth South
Ft Worth, 405 Students
$12,360 n/a n/a
Hardin Simmons University
Abilene, 1,713 Students
$25,230 55 65
Houston Baptist University
Houston, 2,455 Students
$28,850 68 71
Howard Payne University
Brownwood, 978 Students
$24,430 28 33
Huston Tillotson University
Austin, 929 Students
$12,262 32 44
International Academy of Design and Technology San Antonio
San Antonio, 159 Students
$13,598 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Arlington
Arlington, 411 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Austin
Austin, 344 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute DeSoto
DeSoto, 174 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Houston North
Houston, 564 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Houston West
Houston, 531 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Richardson
Richardson, 520 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute San Antonio
San Antonio, 345 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Waco
Waco, 94 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Webster
Webster, 340 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
Jacksonville College Main Campus
Jacksonville, 227 Students
$6,300 n/a n/a
Jarvis Christian College
Hawkins, 849 Students
$10,400 n/a n/a
KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
Dallas, 126 Students
$16,075 n/a n/a
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Austin
Austin, 604 Students
$13,808 n/a n/a
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Dallas
Dallas, 848 Students
$13,730 n/a n/a
LeTourneau University
Longview, 1,344 Students
$27,930 76 71
Lon Morris College
Jacksonville, 529 Students
$13,000 n/a n/a
Lubbock Christian University
Lubbock, 1,316 Students
$20,966 35 42
McMurry University
Abilene, 907 Students
$26,100 37 48
National American University Austin
Austin, 30 Students
$13,428 n/a n/a
North American College
Houston, 501 Students
$11,450 n/a n/a
Northwood University Texas
Cedar Hill, 97 Students
$10,200 n/a n/a
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio
San Antonio, 3,021 Students
$26,312 29 38
Paul Quinn College
Dallas, 402 Students
$5,818 24 53
Remington College Dallas Campus
Garland, 890 Students
$14,953 n/a n/a
Remington College Fort Worth Campus
Fort Worth, 492 Students
$14,953 n/a n/a
Remington College Houston Campus
Houston, 80 Students
$16,380 n/a n/a
Remington College Houston Southeast Campus
Webster, 365 Students
$14,566 n/a n/a
Remington College North Houston Campus
Houston, 543 Students
$14,953 n/a n/a
Rice University  Best Value
Houston, 6,472 Students
$43,220 98 79
Saint Edward's University
Austin, 3,731 Students
$40,428 61 64
Sanford Brown College Dallas
Dallas, 237 Students
$14,984 n/a n/a
Sanford Brown College Houston
Houston, 317 Students
$14,848 n/a n/a
Sanford Brown College Houston North Loop
Houston, 475 Students
$16,070 n/a n/a
Sanford Brown College San Antonio
San Antonio, 415 Students
$13,297 n/a n/a
Schreiner University
Kerrville, 1,116 Students
$24,030 27 28
South University The Art Institute of Dallas
Dallas, 764 Students
$17,568 n/a n/a
South University The Art Institute of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, 138 Students
$17,568 n/a n/a
Southern Methodist University  Best Value
Dallas, 8,860 Students
$44,694 87 61
Southwest Career College
El Paso, 1,469 Students
$13,000 n/a n/a
Southwestern Adventist University
Keene, 666 Students
$19,656 42 57
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Waxahachie, 1,462 Students
$18,600 50 53
Southwestern Christian College
Terrell, 135 Students
$6,830 n/a n/a
Southwestern University  Best Value
Georgetown, 1,500 Students
$39,060 86 70
St. Mary's University
San Antonio, 3,139 Students
$27,520 63 73
Texas Christian University  Best Value
Fort Worth, 9,848 Students
$42,580 88 64
Texas College
Tyler, 796 Students
$8,208 n/a n/a
Texas Lutheran University
Seguin, 1,291 Students
$28,600 55 67
Texas Wesleyan University
Fort Worth, 2,005 Students
$22,780 49 53
The Art Institute of Austin
Austin, 738 Students
$17,568 n/a n/a
The Art Institute of Houston
Houston, 1,038 Students
$17,568 n/a n/a
The Art Institute of San Antonio
San Antonio, 764 Students
$17,568 n/a n/a
The College of Saint Thomas More
Fort Worth, 10 Students
$12,000 n/a n/a
Trinity University  Best Value
San Antonio, 2,350 Students
$38,974 89 68
University of Dallas  Best Value
Irving, 1,641 Students
$34,650 77 64
University of Mary Hardin Baylor
Belton, 3,344 Students
$24,300 45 48
University of Phoenix Austin Campus
Austin, 531 Students
$10,417 n/a n/a
University of Phoenix Dallas Campus
Dallas, 1,242 Students
$10,544 n/a n/a
University of Phoenix Houston Campus
Houston, 2,434 Students
$10,560 n/a n/a
University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus
San Antonio, 1,054 Students
$10,488 n/a n/a
University of St Thomas
Houston, 1,677 Students
$31,140 49 57
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, 5,362 Students
$27,000 24 16
Vet Tech Institute of Houston
Houston, 254 Students
$13,560 n/a n/a
Virginia College Austin
Austin, 213 Students
$14,382 n/a n/a
Wade College
Dallas, 148 Students
$13,560 n/a n/a
Wayland Baptist University
Plainview, 1,124 Students
$13,800 19 14
Wiley College
Marshall, 1,105 Students
$9,708 n/a n/a