Texas In State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Texas by In State Total Cost for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in Texas by In State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Texas are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in Texas? Leading the colleges list is Southern Methodist University in Dallas with an in state total cost of $74,110.

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' Most Expensive Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$74,110 86 82
#2 Rice University

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$64,452 98 99
#3 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Private Not For Profit

$63,350 82 76
#4 Baylor University

Waco, Private Not For Profit

$61,620 76 61
#5 Saint Edward's University

Austin, Private Not For Profit

$61,414 59 61
#6 Trinity University

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$59,264 85 92
#7 Southwestern University

Georgetown, Private Not For Profit

$56,500 70 81
#8 University of Dallas

Irving, Private Not For Profit

$56,480 72 87
#9 Austin College

Sherman, Private Not For Profit

$55,157 69 89
#10 Abilene Christian University

Abilene, Private Not For Profit

$48,615 58 49
#11 University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$46,800 42 20
#12 Concordia University Texas

Austin, Private Not For Profit

$45,494 32 7
#13 St. Mary's University

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$44,200 56 72
#14 Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, Private Not For Profit

$43,502 48 32
#15 LeTourneau University

Longview, Private Not For Profit

$42,852 63 68
#16 Houston Baptist University

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$42,514 49 59
#17 Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, Private Not For Profit

$42,300 47 52
#18 University of St Thomas

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$41,854 59 87
#19 Schreiner University

Kerrville, Private Not For Profit

$41,012 33 6
#20 Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$40,462 40 45
#21 Hardin Simmons University

Abilene, Private Not For Profit

$40,170 47 46
#22 Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$39,896 59 37
#23 University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Belton, Private Not For Profit

$39,782 41 9
#24 Howard Payne University

Brownwood, Private Not For Profit

$39,203 47 31
#25 McMurry University

Abilene, Private Not For Profit

$38,119 40 29
#26 East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, Private Not For Profit

$37,419 35 10
#27 Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock, Private Not For Profit

$32,570 46 20
#28 Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas

Houston, Private For Profit

$32,115 NA NA
#29 Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, Private Not For Profit

$32,000 45 9
#30 Southwestern Adventist University

Keene, Private Not For Profit

$31,188 40 15
#31 Dallas Christian College

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$29,106 34 1
#32 Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, Private Not For Profit

$28,658 22 NA
#33 Career Point College

San Antonio, Private For Profit

$27,600 NA NA
#34 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, Public Not For Profit

$27,239 NA NA
#35 The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, Public Not For Profit

$26,174 66 94
#36 Texas A & M University College Station

College Station, Public Not For Profit

$23,775 78 87
#37 DeVry University Texas

Irving, Private For Profit

$23,769 NA NA
#38 National American University Austin

Austin, Private For Profit

$23,559 NA NA
#39 The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Public Not For Profit

$23,336 80 90
#40 Huston Tillotson University

Austin, Private Not For Profit

$22,914 17 NA
#41 Arlington Baptist College

Arlington, Private Not For Profit

$22,700 NA NA
#42 Jarvis Christian College

Hawkins, Private Not For Profit

$22,600 NA NA
#43 The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Public Not For Profit

$22,536 44 44
#44 Wade College

Dallas, Private For Profit

$22,403 NA NA
#45 American InterContinental University Houston

Houston, Private For Profit

$22,301 NA NA
#46 University of North Texas

Denton, Public Not For Profit

$21,654 47 59
#47 Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Public Not For Profit

$21,376 39 21
#48 Texas State University

San Marcos, Public Not For Profit

$21,321 47 39
#49 Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, Public Not For Profit

$21,201 20 6
#50 Wiley College

Marshall, Private Not For Profit

$21,006 NA NA
#51 Texas Southern University

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$20,477 17 1
#52 Texas College

Tyler, Private Not For Profit

$20,300 NA NA
#53 The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, Public Not For Profit

$20,289 NA NA
#54 Northwood University Texas

Cedar Hill, Private Not For Profit

$20,228 NA NA
#55 North American College

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$20,102 NA NA
#56 Brown Mackie College San Antonio

San Antonio, Private For Profit

$19,998 NA NA
#57 Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Public Not For Profit

$19,961 38 53
#58 University of Houston

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$19,927 57 72
#59 Texas A & M University Commerce

Commerce, Public Not For Profit

$19,778 39 35
#60 Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Public Not For Profit

$19,583 40 20
#61 The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, Public Not For Profit

$19,536 50 91
#62 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Public Not For Profit

$19,460 38 26
#63 Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, Public Not For Profit

$19,380 44 43
#64 Texas A & M University Kingsville

Kingsville, Public Not For Profit

$19,328 37 30
#65 Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Public Not For Profit

$19,170 57 50
#66 Stephen F Austin State University

Nacogdoches, Public Not For Profit

$19,058 37 30
#67 Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Public Not For Profit

$18,800 NA NA
#68 Lamar University

Beaumont, Public Not For Profit

$18,664 31 16
#69 College of Biblical Studies Houston

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$18,658 NA NA
#70 The College of Saint Thomas More

Fort Worth, Private Not For Profit

$18,450 NA NA
#71 Texas Woman's University

Denton, Public Not For Profit

$18,026 38 47
#72 Angelo State University

San Angelo, Public Not For Profit

$17,967 30 18
#73 The University of Texas Pan American

Edinburg, Public Not For Profit

$17,622 36 65
#74 University of Phoenix Houston Campus

Houston, Private For Profit

$17,550 NA NA
#75 University of Phoenix Dallas Campus

Dallas, Private For Profit

$17,534 NA NA
#76 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, Public Not For Profit

$17,512 39 50
#77 University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus

San Antonio, Private For Profit

$17,478 NA NA
#78 University of Phoenix Austin Campus

Austin, Private For Profit

$17,407 NA NA
#79 The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Public Not For Profit

$17,374 37 27
#80 University of Houston Downtown

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$17,284 29 43
#81 Texas A & M International University

Laredo, Public Not For Profit

$17,146 37 74
#82 West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Public Not For Profit

$16,631 37 36
#83 University of Houston Victoria

Victoria, Public Not For Profit

$16,346 46 75
#84 Paul Quinn College

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$16,225 8 NA
#85 Southwestern Christian College

Terrell, Private Not For Profit

$15,569 NA NA
#86 Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Public Not For Profit

$15,461 NA NA
#87 Baptist University of the Americas

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$14,750 NA NA
#88 Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$14,100 NA NA
#89 Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, Public Not For Profit

$13,797 NA NA
#90 The University of Texas at Brownsville

Brownsville, Public Not For Profit

$12,811 NA NA
#91 South Texas College

McAllen, Public Not For Profit

$11,763 NA NA
#92 Midland College

Midland, Public Not For Profit

$11,002 NA NA