Private Colleges in Texas

The 2022 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 $26,532 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $178 from the 2019-2020 average of $26,354 and represents a 0.68% 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 17,548 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $44,544. Southern Methodist University is the most expensive private school 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
Remington College North Houston Campus

Houston, Texas

$18,651 NA NA
Rice University

Houston, Texas

$50,310 98 99
Saint Edward's University

Austin, Texas

$48,326 NA NA
Schreiner University

Kerrville, Texas

$31,938 35 6
Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas

$51,958 86 79
Southwest Career College

El Paso, Texas

$14,000 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. Mary's University

San Antonio, Texas

$32,700 54 71
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 Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, Texas

$29,026 49 47
The College of Saint Thomas More

Fort Worth, Texas

$12,000 NA NA
Trinity University

San Antonio, Texas

$45,840 84 91
University of Dallas

Irving, Texas

$41,660 70 85
University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Belton, Texas

$28,500 42 10
University of Phoenix Austin Campus

Austin, Texas

$10,417 NA NA