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
Cisco College

Cisco, Texas

$4,800 NA NA
Clarendon College

Clarendon, Texas

$1,530 NA NA
Coastal Bend College

Beeville, Texas

$3,960 NA NA
College of Biblical Studies Houston

Houston, Texas

$6,576 NA NA
College of the Mainland

Texas City, Texas

$2,550 NA NA
Collin County Community College District

McKinney, Texas

$2,940 NA NA
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

Houston, Texas

$13,263 NA NA
Concordia University Texas

Austin, Texas

$31,960 32 7
Court Reporting Institute Wheeler Institute of Texas

Dallas, Texas

$9,600 NA NA
Culinary Institute Inc

Houston, Texas

$12,600 NA NA
Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, Texas

$29,220 59 37
Dallas Christian College

Dallas, Texas

$18,176 34 1
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Dallas, Texas

$11,700 NA NA
Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, Texas

$1,885 NA NA
DeVry University Texas

Irving, Texas

$15,835 NA NA
East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, Texas

$26,100 35 10
Eastfield College

Mesquite, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
El Centro College

Dallas, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
El Paso Community College

El Paso, Texas

$2,520 NA NA
Frank Phillips College

Borger, Texas

$2,220 NA NA