Texas In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Texas by In State Tuition for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 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 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, Public Not For Profit

$2,531 44 93
#3 South Texas College

McAllen, Public Not For Profit

$2,610 NA NA
#4 Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, Public Not For Profit

$2,629 NA NA
#5 Midland College

Midland, Public Not For Profit

$3,600 NA NA
#6 Texas A & M International University

Laredo, Public Not For Profit

$3,818 37 64
#7 Angelo State University

San Angelo, Public Not For Profit

$4,412 30 16
#8 Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Public Not For Profit

$4,516 NA NA
#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 38 12
#11 Texas A & M University Commerce

Commerce, Public Not For Profit

$4,790 37 30
#12 Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Public Not For Profit

$4,951 38 19
#13 University of Houston Victoria

Victoria, Public Not For Profit

$5,002 NA NA
#14 Texas A & M University Kingsville

Kingsville, Public Not For Profit

$5,217 36 24
#15 Texas Woman's University

Denton, Public Not For Profit

$5,537 36 40
#16 Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Public Not For Profit

$5,707 41 52
#17 The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Public Not For Profit

$5,724 34 24
#18 West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Public Not For Profit

$5,748 41 32
#19 Baptist University of the Americas

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$5,760 NA NA
#20 University of Houston Downtown

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$5,766 NA NA