Cheapest Online Colleges in Texas

Online courses offer the advantage of time and location flexibility which can be extremely helpful for those working and attending college simultaneously. Online degrees are a great way for working mothers to further their education while balancing child care duties. In some cases, the cost of online courses is more affordable than attending traditional on-campus classes, especially if you factor in the cost of commuting to class if you don't live near a traditional campus.

Our list below of the lowest cost online colleges in Texas is not confined to online-only colleges, but includes all four year colleges in Texas which offer distance learning classes through the internet. Selecting a local college in Texas which offers both online degrees or online classes will give you the option of attending class either in a traditional classroom or online.

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. Read more about our rating methodology

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Please click into the schools below for more detailed cost information and links to each college's website where you can get more information about the specific cost of online degrees and classes offered.

Texas' Cheapest Colleges by In State Tutition
College In State Tutition Rating $Value
Texas Southern University $1,500 30 59
South Texas College $2,330 n/a n/a
The University of Texas at Brownsville $2,400 n/a n/a
Brazosport College $2,880 n/a n/a
Midland College $3,360 n/a n/a
Tarleton State University $3,900 46 74
Angelo State University $3,965 26 53
Texas A & M International University $4,248 43 89
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin $4,312 23 64
Texas A & M University Kingsville $4,366 22 46
Texas A & M University Galveston $4,516 55 100
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio $4,536 n/a n/a
Sul Ross State University $4,560 14 31
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi $4,719 25 55
Texas A & M University Commerce $4,790 51 83
University of Houston Downtown $4,812 16 54
Texas Woman's University $4,950 24 64
The University of Texas at San Antonio $5,039 34 68
Texas A & M University Texarkana $5,055 31 73
Sam Houston State University $5,172 42 73