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
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
Galveston College

Galveston, Texas

$1,800 NA NA
Grayson County College

Denison, Texas

$2,640 NA NA
Hardin Simmons University

Abilene, Texas

$28,390 47 46
Hill College

Hillsboro, Texas

$2,088 NA NA
Houston Baptist University

Houston, Texas

$31,400 49 59
Houston Community College

Houston, Texas

$2,904 NA NA
Howard College

Big Spring, Texas

$3,720 NA NA
Howard Payne University

Brownwood, Texas

$25,998 47 31
Huston Tillotson University

Austin, Texas

$12,262 17 NA
Jacksonville College Main Campus

Jacksonville, Texas

$6,300 NA NA
Jarvis Christian College

Hawkins, Texas

$10,400 NA NA
KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts

Dallas, Texas

$16,876 NA NA
Kilgore College

Kilgore, Texas

$3,120 NA NA
Lamar Institute of Technology

Beaumont, Texas

$2,280 NA NA
Lamar State College Orange

Orange, Texas

$2,280 NA NA
Lamar State College Port Arthur

Port Arthur, Texas

$2,850 NA NA
Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

$6,032 31 16
Laredo Community College

Laredo, Texas

$2,400 NA NA
Lee College

Baytown, Texas

$3,012 NA NA
LeTourneau University

Longview, Texas

$30,520 63 68
Lon Morris College

Jacksonville, Texas

$13,000 NA NA
Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas

$3,696 NA NA
Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock, Texas

$23,130 46 20
McLennan Community College

Waco, Texas

$3,774 NA NA
McMurry University

Abilene, Texas

$27,834 40 29
Midland College

Midland, Texas

$3,540 NA NA
Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Texas

$5,567 38 53
Mountain View College

Dallas, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
National American University Austin

Austin, Texas

$15,000 NA NA
Navarro College

Corsicana, Texas

$1,620 NA NA
North American College

Houston, Texas

$9,450 NA NA
North Central Texas College

Gainesville, Texas

$2,760 NA NA
North Lake College

Irving, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
Northeast Texas Community College

Mount Pleasant, Texas

$3,150 NA NA
Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, Texas

$6,450 NA NA
Northwood University Texas

Cedar Hill, Texas

$10,200 NA NA
Odessa College

Odessa, Texas

$2,832 NA NA
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

$28,330 40 45
Palo Alto College

San Antonio, Texas

$6,450 NA NA
Panola College

Carthage, Texas

$792 NA NA
Paris Junior College

Paris, Texas

$1,680 NA NA
Paul Quinn College

Dallas, Texas

$6,125 8 NA
Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, Texas

$7,043 20 6
Ranger College

Ranger, Texas

$3,300 NA NA
Remington College Dallas Campus

Garland, Texas

$15,633 NA NA
Remington College Fort Worth Campus

Fort Worth, Texas

$15,112 NA NA
Remington College Houston Campus

Houston, Texas

$16,380 NA NA
Remington College Houston Southeast Campus

Webster, Texas

$14,811 NA NA
Remington College North Houston Campus

Houston, Texas

$15,664 NA NA
Rice University

Houston, Texas

$48,330 98 99
Richland College

Dallas, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
Saint Edward's University

Austin, Texas

$46,690 59 61
Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas

$5,856 38 26
San Antonio College

San Antonio, Texas

$6,450 NA NA
San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas

$3,240 NA NA
Schreiner University

Kerrville, Texas

$29,500 33 6
South Plains College

Levelland, Texas

$2,160 NA NA
South Texas College

McAllen, Texas

$2,610 NA NA
Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas

$50,200 86 82
Southwest Career College

El Paso, Texas

$14,000 NA NA
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf

Big Spring, Texas

$3,720 NA NA
Southwest Texas Junior College

Uvalde, Texas

$3,024 NA NA
Southwestern Adventist University

Keene, Texas

$21,528 40 15
Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, Texas

$18,874 22 NA
Southwestern Christian College

Terrell, Texas

$7,070 NA NA
Southwestern University

Georgetown, Texas

$43,560 70 81
St Philip's College

San Antonio, Texas

$6,450 NA NA
St. Mary's University

San Antonio, Texas

$31,170 56 72
Stephen F Austin State University

Nacogdoches, Texas

$6,096 37 30
Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas

$6,140 NA NA
Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas

$4,526 40 20
Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas

$3,402 NA NA
Temple College

Temple, Texas

$1,848 NA NA
Texarkana College

Texarkana, Texas

$1,440 NA NA
Texas A & M International University

Laredo, Texas

$3,818 37 74
Texas A & M University College Station

College Station, Texas

$8,532 78 87
Texas A & M University Commerce

Commerce, Texas

$4,790 39 35
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas

$4,719 39 21
Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Texas

$4,516 NA NA
Texas A & M University Kingsville

Kingsville, Texas

$4,801 37 30
Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, Texas

$5,724 44 43
Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas

$49,160 82 76
Texas College

Tyler, Texas

$8,200 NA NA
Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, Texas

$30,550 47 52
Texas Southern University

Houston, Texas

$7,437 17 1
Texas State Technical College Harlingen

Harlingen, Texas

$2,160 NA NA
Texas State Technical College Waco

Waco, Texas

$2,238 NA NA
Texas State Technical College Marshall

Marshall, Texas

$3,357 NA NA
Texas State Technical College West Texas

Sweetwater, Texas

$3,492 NA NA
Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

$8,052 47 39
Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

$6,744 57 50
Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, Texas

$27,644 48 32
Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas

$5,430 38 47
The College of Saint Thomas More

Fort Worth, Texas

$12,000 NA NA
The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Texas

$8,624 44 44
The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas

$10,824 80 90
The University of Texas at Brownsville

Brownsville, Texas

$1,800 NA NA
The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, Texas

$13,442 66 94
The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, Texas

$7,193 NA NA
The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

$5,510 37 27
The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, Texas

$6,540 50 91
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

$4,536 NA NA
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, Texas

$4,867 39 50
The University of Texas Pan American

Edinburg, Texas

$6,664 36 65
Trinity University

San Antonio, Texas

$44,064 85 92
Trinity Valley Community College

Athens, Texas

$1,170 NA NA
Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas

$2,760 NA NA
University of Dallas

Irving, Texas

$39,680 72 87
University of Houston

Houston, Texas

$8,219 57 72
University of Houston Downtown

Houston, Texas

$5,592 29 43
University of Houston Victoria

Victoria, Texas

$4,896 46 75
University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Belton, Texas

$27,450 41 9
University of North Texas

Denton, Texas

$8,295 47 59
University of Phoenix Austin Campus

Austin, Texas

$10,417 NA NA
University of Phoenix Dallas Campus

Dallas, Texas

$10,544 NA NA
University of Phoenix Houston Campus

Houston, Texas

$10,560 NA NA
University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus

San Antonio, Texas

$10,488 NA NA
University of St Thomas

Houston, Texas

$30,800 59 87
University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas

$29,900 42 20
Vernon College

Vernon, Texas

$2,280 NA NA
Vet Tech Institute of Houston

Houston, Texas

$13,920 NA NA
Victoria College

Victoria, Texas

$1,200 NA NA
Virginia College Austin

Austin, Texas

$14,382 NA NA
Wade College

Dallas, Texas

$14,440 NA NA
Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, Texas

$21,360 45 9
Weatherford College

Weatherford, Texas

$4,330 NA NA
West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Texas

$5,554 37 36
Western Texas College

Snyder, Texas

$3,150 NA NA
Wharton County Junior College

Wharton, Texas

$768 NA NA
Wiley College

Marshall, Texas

$10,118 NA NA