Texas Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Texas?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Texas was $10,584 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of ($173) from the 2015-2016 average of $10,757 and represents a -1.61% annual decline. The list of Texas open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 93 open admissions colleges and universities in Texas, the most popular being Lone Star College System with 19,901 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,859. Southwestern Adventist University is the most expensive open admissions school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $20,112.

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.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alvin Community College
Alvin, 1,372 Students
$2,208 - -
Amarillo College
Amarillo, 3,121 Students
$1,128 - -
Angelina College
Lufkin, 1,619 Students
$3,300 - -
Arlington Baptist College
Arlington, 169 Students
$12,150 - -
Austin Community College District
Austin, 9,155 Students
$2,010 - -
Baptist University of the Americas
San Antonio, 156 Students
$5,520 - -
Blinn College
Brenham, 9,457 Students
$2,616 - -
Brazosport College
Lake Jackson, 834 Students
$2,970 - -
Brookhaven College
Farmers Branch, 2,261 Students
$3,330 - -
Brown Mackie College San Antonio
San Antonio, 366 Students
$12,132 - -
Career Point College
San Antonio, 1,549 Students
$18,650 - -
Cedar Valley College
Lancaster, 1,316 Students
$3,330 - -
Central Texas College
Killeen, 4,195 Students
$3,390 - -
Cisco College
Cisco, 1,352 Students
$4,710 - -
Clarendon College
Clarendon, 507 Students
$1,128 - -
Coastal Bend College
Beeville, 1,330 Students
$2,100 - -
College of Biblical Studies Houston
Houston, 68 Students
$6,576 - -
College of the Mainland
Texas City, 921 Students
$2,550 - -
Collin County Community College District
McKinney, 9,642 Students
$2,580 - -
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston, 227 Students
$12,395 - -