College Costs in Texas

The 2021 Directory of Texas Colleges and Prices

Texas Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in Texas?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Texas was $11,113 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $3,552 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Texas in the middle of the pack as the 38th most expensive and 15th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $191 from the 2018-2019 average of $10,922 and represents a 1.75% annual increase. The list of Texas colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 170 colleges and universities in Texas, the most popular being Texas A & M University College Station with 59,220 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,532. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive in Texas with an in-state tuition of $50,200.

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.

<Academic 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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Abilene Christian University

Abilene, Texas

$36,250 58 49
Alvin Community College

Alvin, Texas

$2,208 NA NA
Amarillo College

Amarillo, Texas

$1,128 NA NA
American InterContinental University Houston

Houston, Texas

$14,250 NA NA
Angelina College

Lufkin, Texas

$3,300 NA NA
Angelo State University

San Angelo, Texas

$4,332 30 18
Arlington Baptist College

Arlington, Texas

$12,750 NA NA
Austin College

Sherman, Texas

$40,970 69 89
Austin Community College District

Austin, Texas

$2,010 NA NA
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

Jacksonville, Texas

$6,600 NA NA
Baptist University of the Americas

San Antonio, Texas

$5,760 NA NA
Baylor University

Waco, Texas

$42,842 76 61
Blinn College

Brenham, Texas

$2,688 NA NA
Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, Texas

$2,622 NA NA
Brookhaven College

Farmers Branch, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
Brown Mackie College San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

$12,132 NA NA
Career Point College

San Antonio, Texas

$18,650 NA NA
Cedar Valley College

Lancaster, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
Central Texas College

Killeen, Texas

$3,390 NA NA
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas

Houston, Texas

$18,495 NA NA