College Costs in Texas

The 2022 Directory of Texas Colleges and Prices

Texas Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Texas?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Texas was $11,460 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $3,460 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Texas in the middle of the pack as the 36th most expensive and 17th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $215 from the 2019-2020 average of $11,245 and represents a 1.91% 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 60,920 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,974. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive in Texas with an in-state tuition of $51,958.

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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Abilene Christian University

Abilene, Texas

$37,750 59 49
Alvin Community College

Alvin, Texas

$2,256 NA NA
Amarillo College

Amarillo, Texas

$1,128 NA NA
American InterContinental University Houston

Houston, Texas

$14,099 NA NA
Angelina College

Lufkin, Texas

$3,300 NA NA
Angelo State University

San Angelo, Texas

$4,412 30 16
Arlington Baptist College

Arlington, Texas

$13,350 NA NA
Austin College

Sherman, Texas

$42,405 70 91
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

$44,544 NA NA
Blinn College

Brenham, Texas

$3,450 NA NA
Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, Texas

$2,629 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

$3,540 NA NA
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas

Houston, Texas

$18,549 NA NA
Cisco College

Cisco, Texas

$4,860 NA NA
Clarendon College

Clarendon, Texas

$1,740 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

$32,900 35 7
Court Reporting Institute Wheeler Institute of Texas

Dallas, Texas

$9,600 NA NA
Culinary Institute Inc

Houston, Texas

$13,203 NA NA
Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, Texas

$30,690 57 43
Dallas Christian College

Dallas, Texas

$18,176 NA NA
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Dallas, Texas

$11,970 NA NA
Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, Texas

$2,070 NA NA
DeVry University Texas

Irving, Texas

$15,835 NA NA
East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, Texas

$26,400 NA NA
Eastfield College

Mesquite, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
El Centro College

Dallas, Texas

$4,050 NA NA
El Paso Community College

El Paso, Texas

$2,784 NA NA
Frank Phillips College

Borger, Texas

$2,220 NA NA
Galveston College

Galveston, Texas

$2,010 NA NA
Grayson County College

Denison, Texas

$2,670 NA NA
Hardin Simmons University

Abilene, Texas

$29,526 42 34
Hill College

Hillsboro, Texas

$2,088 NA NA
Houston Baptist University

Houston, Texas

$32,350 44 57
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 NA NA
Huston Tillotson University

Austin, Texas

$12,569 18 1
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

$16,537 NA NA
Kilgore College

Kilgore, Texas

$3,168 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

$6,129 30 25
Laredo Community College

Laredo, Texas

$2,400 NA NA
Lee College

Baytown, Texas

$3,012 NA NA
LeTourneau University

Longview, Texas

$31,740 58 51
Lon Morris College

Jacksonville, Texas

$13,000 NA NA
Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas

$4,632 NA NA
Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock, Texas

$24,060 42 13
McLennan Community College

Waco, Texas

$3,720 NA NA
McMurry University

Abilene, Texas

$28,530 42 39
Midland College

Midland, Texas

$3,600 NA NA
Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Texas

$5,707 41 52
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

$3,240 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

$2,952 NA NA
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

$29,038 41 47
Palo Alto College

San Antonio, Texas

$6,450 NA NA
Panola College

Carthage, Texas

$792 NA NA
Paris Junior College

Paris, Texas

$3,210 NA NA
Paul Quinn College

Dallas, Texas

$7,392 13 NA
Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, Texas

$7,253 23 9
Ranger College

Ranger, Texas

$3,450 NA NA
Remington College Dallas Campus

Garland, Texas

$16,075 NA NA
Remington College Fort Worth Campus

Fort Worth, Texas

$14,985 NA NA
Remington College Houston Campus

Houston, Texas

$16,380 NA NA
Remington College Houston Southeast Campus

Webster, Texas

$15,979 NA NA
Remington College North Houston Campus

Houston, Texas

$18,651 NA NA
Rice University

Houston, Texas

$50,310 98 99
Richland College

Dallas, Texas

$3,330 NA NA
Saint Edward's University

Austin, Texas

$48,326 NA NA
Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas

$5,856 37 19
San Antonio College

San Antonio, Texas

$6,450 NA NA
San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas

$3,240 NA NA
Schreiner University

Kerrville, Texas

$31,938 35 6
South Plains College

Levelland, Texas

$2,328 NA NA
South Texas College

McAllen, Texas

$2,610 NA NA
Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas

$51,958 86 79
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

$22,176 46 25
Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, Texas

$18,874 22 NA
Southwestern Christian College

Terrell, Texas

$7,070 NA NA
Southwestern University

Georgetown, Texas

$45,120 67 70
St Philip's College

San Antonio, Texas

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

San Antonio, Texas

$32,700 54 71
Stephen F Austin State University

Nacogdoches, Texas

$7,842 38 34
Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas

$6,547 30 19
Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas

$4,951 38 19
Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas

$3,402 NA NA
Temple College

Temple, Texas

$1,848 NA NA
Texarkana College

Texarkana, Texas

$1,608 NA NA
Texas A & M International University

Laredo, Texas

$3,818 37 64
Texas A & M University College Station

College Station, Texas

$8,974 79 86
Texas A & M University Commerce

Commerce, Texas

$4,790 37 30
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas

$4,719 38 12
Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Texas

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

Kingsville, Texas

$5,217 36 24
Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, Texas

$5,924 45 54
Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas

$51,570 82 68
Texas College

Tyler, Texas

$8,200 NA NA
Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, Texas

$31,450 45 51
Texas Southern University

Houston, Texas

$7,437 27 9
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

$8,326 46 38
Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

$8,683 57 48
Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, Texas

$29,026 49 47
Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas

$5,537 36 40
The College of Saint Thomas More

Fort Worth, Texas

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

Arlington, Texas

$8,910 44 32
The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas

$11,448 81 88
The University of Texas at Brownsville

Brownsville, Texas

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

Richardson, Texas

$13,992 66 93
The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, Texas

$7,446 NA NA
The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

$5,724 34 24
The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, Texas

$6,774 47 51
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

$2,531 44 93
The University of Texas Pan American

Edinburg, Texas

$7,233 33 64
Trinity University

San Antonio, Texas

$45,840 84 91
Trinity Valley Community College

Athens, Texas

$1,170 NA NA
Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas

$2,760 NA NA
University of Dallas

Irving, Texas

$41,660 70 85
University of Houston

Houston, Texas

$8,449 57 64
University of Houston Downtown

Houston, Texas

$5,766 NA NA
University of Houston Victoria

Victoria, Texas

$5,002 NA NA
University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Belton, Texas

$28,500 42 10
University of North Texas

Denton, Texas

$8,295 44 56
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 NA NA
University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas

$31,020 42 26
Vernon College

Vernon, Texas

$2,400 NA NA
Vet Tech Institute of Houston

Houston, Texas

$13,960 NA NA
Victoria College

Victoria, Texas

$2,472 NA NA
Virginia College Austin

Austin, Texas

$14,382 NA NA
Wade College

Dallas, Texas

$14,880 NA NA
Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, Texas

$19,996 50 18
Weatherford College

Weatherford, Texas

$4,680 NA NA
West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Texas

$5,748 41 32
Western Texas College

Snyder, Texas

$3,150 NA NA
Wharton County Junior College

Wharton, Texas

$768 NA NA
Wiley College

Marshall, Texas

$12,500 NA NA