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
#21 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Public Not For Profit

$5,856 37 19
#22 Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, Public Not For Profit

$5,924 45 54
#23 Lamar University

Beaumont, Public Not For Profit

$6,129 30 25
#24 Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Public Not For Profit

$6,547 30 19
#25 College of Biblical Studies Houston

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$6,576 NA NA
#26 Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$6,600 NA NA
#27 The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, Public Not For Profit

$6,774 47 51
#28 Southwestern Christian College

Terrell, Private Not For Profit

$7,070 NA NA
#29 The University of Texas Pan American

Edinburg, Public Not For Profit

$7,233 33 64
#30 Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, Public Not For Profit

$7,253 23 9
#31 Paul Quinn College

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$7,392 13 NA
#32 Texas Southern University

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$7,437 27 9
#33 The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, Public Not For Profit

$7,446 NA NA
#34 Stephen F Austin State University

Nacogdoches, Public Not For Profit

$7,842 38 34
#35 Texas College

Tyler, Private Not For Profit

$8,200 NA NA
#36 University of North Texas

Denton, Public Not For Profit

$8,295 44 56
#37 Texas State University

San Marcos, Public Not For Profit

$8,326 46 38
#38 University of Houston

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$8,449 57 64
#39 Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Public Not For Profit

$8,683 57 48
#40 The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Public Not For Profit

$8,910 44 32