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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
Abilene Christian University
Abilene, 3,896 Students
$33,280 73 67
American InterContinental University Houston
Houston, 320 Students
$14,250 - -
Arlington Baptist College
Arlington, 169 Students
$12,150 - -
Austin College  Best Value
Sherman, 1,271 Students
$38,615 83 73
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
Jacksonville, 36 Students
$5,700 - -
Baptist University of the Americas
San Antonio, 156 Students
$5,520 - -
Baylor University  Best Value
Waco, 16,183 Students
$39,610 88 60
Brown Mackie College San Antonio
San Antonio, 366 Students
$12,132 - -
Career Point College
San Antonio, 1,549 Students
$18,650 - -
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas
Houston, 231 Students
$18,495 - -
College of Biblical Studies Houston
Houston, 68 Students
$6,576 - -
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston, 227 Students
$12,395 - -
Concordia University Texas
Austin, 1,368 Students
$29,840 28 24
Court Reporting Institute Wheeler Institute of Texas
Dallas, 190 Students
$9,600 - -
Culinary Institute Inc
Houston, 394 Students
$11,988 - -
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, 3,124 Students
$26,580 72 66
Dallas Christian College
Dallas, 189 Students
$17,824 50 69
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
Dallas, 95 Students
$11,700 - -
DeVry University Texas
Irving, 2,271 Students
$15,835 - -
East Texas Baptist University
Marshall, 1,225 Students
$24,420 46 59
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 - -
Remington College North Houston Campus
Houston, 563 Students
$15,069 - -
Rice University  Best Value
Houston, 6,565 Students
$44,900 98 79
Saint Edward's University
Austin, 3,800 Students
$42,550 63 65
Schreiner University
Kerrville, 1,131 Students
$24,990 26 25
Southern Methodist University  Best Value
Dallas, 9,009 Students
$46,594 87 60
Southwest Career College
El Paso, 1,498 Students
$13,000 - -
Southwestern Adventist University
Keene, 679 Students
$20,112 45 59
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Waxahachie, 1,556 Students
$19,034 60 61
Southwestern Christian College
Terrell, 140 Students
$6,830 - -
Southwestern University  Best Value
Georgetown, 1,464 Students
$40,560 84 69
St. Mary's University
San Antonio, 3,156 Students
$28,590 47 63
Texas Christian University  Best Value
Fort Worth, 9,969 Students
$44,670 89 65
Texas College
Tyler, 920 Students
$8,208 - -
Texas Lutheran University
Seguin, 1,225 Students
$29,650 54 67
Texas Wesleyan University
Fort Worth, 1,925 Students
$24,178 48 52
The College of Saint Thomas More
Fort Worth, 10 Students
$12,000 - -
Trinity University  Best Value
San Antonio, 2,368 Students
$40,728 90 69
University of Dallas  Best Value
Irving, 1,600 Students
$36,000 66 58
University of Mary Hardin Baylor
Belton, 3,432 Students
$25,350 45 48
University of Phoenix Austin Campus
Austin, 531 Students
$10,417 - -
University of Phoenix Dallas Campus
Dallas, 1,242 Students
$10,544 - -
University of Phoenix Houston Campus
Houston, 2,434 Students
$10,560 - -
University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus
San Antonio, 1,054 Students
$10,488 - -
University of St Thomas
Houston, 1,746 Students
$32,100 46 54
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, 5,801 Students
$27,900 16 -
Vet Tech Institute of Houston
Houston, 292 Students
$13,740 - -
Virginia College Austin
Austin, 193 Students
$14,382 - -
Wade College
Dallas, 131 Students
$13,560 - -
Wayland Baptist University
Plainview, 1,150 Students
$17,250 - -
Wiley College
Marshall, 1,152 Students
$9,902 - -