Texas In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Texas by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Texas by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Texas these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Texas list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Texas are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Texas? Leading the colleges list is The University of Texas at Brownsville in Brownsville with an in state tuition of $1,800.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Texas' Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 The University of Texas at Brownsville

Brownsville, Public Not For Profit

$1,800 NA NA
#2 South Texas College

McAllen, Public Not For Profit

$2,610 NA NA
#3 Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, Public Not For Profit

$2,622 NA NA
#4 Midland College

Midland, Public Not For Profit

$3,540 NA NA
#5 Texas A & M International University

Laredo, Public Not For Profit

$3,818 37 74
#6 Angelo State University

San Angelo, Public Not For Profit

$4,332 30 18
#7 Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Public Not For Profit

$4,516 NA NA
#8 Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Public Not For Profit

$4,526 40 20
#9 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, Public Not For Profit

$4,536 NA NA
#10 Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Public Not For Profit

$4,719 39 21
#11 Texas A & M University Commerce

Commerce, Public Not For Profit

$4,790 39 35
#12 Texas A & M University Kingsville

Kingsville, Public Not For Profit

$4,801 37 30
#13 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, Public Not For Profit

$4,867 39 50
#14 University of Houston Victoria

Victoria, Public Not For Profit

$4,896 46 75
#15 Texas Woman's University

Denton, Public Not For Profit

$5,430 38 47
#16 The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Public Not For Profit

$5,510 37 27
#17 West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Public Not For Profit

$5,554 37 36
#18 Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Public Not For Profit

$5,567 38 53
#19 University of Houston Downtown

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$5,592 29 43
#20 Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, Public Not For Profit

$5,724 44 43