Private Colleges in Texas

The 2023 Directory of Texas Private Colleges and Costs

Texas Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 $27,175 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $821 from the 2019-2020 average of $26,354 and represents a 3.12% 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 18,501 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $50,232. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive private school in Texas with an in-state tuition of $53,464.

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 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Texas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Abilene Christian University

Abilene, Texas

$39,250 58 45
American InterContinental University Houston

Houston, Texas

$14,250 NA NA
Arlington Baptist College

Arlington, Texas

$13,524 NA NA
Austin College

Sherman, Texas

$43,340 70 91
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

Jacksonville, Texas

$7,350 NA NA
Baptist University of the Americas

San Antonio, Texas

$6,048 NA NA
Baylor University

Waco, Texas

$50,232 73 50
Brown Mackie College San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

$12,132 NA NA
Career Point College

San Antonio, Texas

$18,650 NA NA
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas

Houston, Texas

$18,549 NA NA
College of Biblical Studies Houston

Houston, Texas

$6,576 NA NA
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

Houston, Texas

$13,263 NA NA
Concordia University Texas

Austin, Texas

$33,600 30 3
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

$32,220 54 35
Dallas Christian College

Dallas, Texas

$18,176 NA NA
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Dallas, Texas

$11,970 NA NA
DeVry University Texas

Irving, Texas

$15,835 NA NA
East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, Texas

$26,700 NA NA