Texas Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend private college in Texas?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Texas was $24,793 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $2,435 from the 2015-2016 average of $22,358 and represents a 10.89% annual increase. The list of Texas private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 70 private colleges and universities in Texas, the most popular being Baylor University with 16,451 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $41,194. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive private school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $48,364.

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 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, 3,730 Students
$34,800 70 61
American InterContinental University Houston
Houston, 231 Students
$14,250 - -
Arlington Baptist College
Arlington, 147 Students
$12,150 - -
Austin College  Best Value
Sherman, 1,295 Students
$39,775 80 72
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
Jacksonville, 34 Students
$6,600 - -
Baptist University of the Americas
San Antonio, 113 Students
$5,520 - -
Baylor University  Best Value
Waco, 16,451 Students
$41,194 88 57
Brown Mackie College San Antonio
San Antonio, 366 Students
$12,132 - -
Career Point College
San Antonio, 1,549 Students
$18,650 - -
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas
Houston, 205 Students
$18,495 - -
College of Biblical Studies Houston
Houston, 41 Students
$6,576 - -
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston, 152 Students
$13,263 - -
Concordia University Texas
Austin, 1,387 Students
$31,030 25 7
Court Reporting Institute Wheeler Institute of Texas
Dallas, 190 Students
$9,600 - -
Culinary Institute Inc
Houston, 256 Students
$11,988 - -
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, 3,077 Students
$27,870 50 48
Dallas Christian College
Dallas, 167 Students
$17,824 51 55
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
Dallas, 187 Students
$11,700 - -
DeVry University Texas
Irving, 2,271 Students
$15,835 - -
East Texas Baptist University
Marshall, 1,327 Students
$25,290 46 56