Texas Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Texas by Out of State Total Cost for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in Texas by Out of State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Texas are listed by one year's out of state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 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 out of state total cost of $76,450.

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

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$76,450 86 79
#2 Rice University

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$66,857 98 99
#3 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Private Not For Profit

$66,600 82 68
#4 Baylor University

Waco, Private Not For Profit

$63,804 NA NA
#5 Saint Edward's University

Austin, Private Not For Profit

$63,604 NA NA
#6 Trinity University

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$61,196 84 91
#7 University of Dallas

Irving, Private Not For Profit

$59,280 70 85
#8 Southwestern University

Georgetown, Private Not For Profit

$58,180 67 70
#9 Austin College

Sherman, Private Not For Profit

$56,592 70 91
#10 The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Public Not For Profit

$53,032 81 88
#11 Texas A & M University College Station

College Station, Public Not For Profit

$51,962 79 86
#12 The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, Public Not For Profit

$51,932 66 93
#13 Abilene Christian University

Abilene, Private Not For Profit

$50,400 59 48
#14 University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$46,700 42 26
#15 Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, Private Not For Profit

$46,536 49 47
#16 Concordia University Texas

Austin, Private Not For Profit

$46,506 35 7
#17 St. Mary's University

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$46,000 54 71
#18 LeTourneau University

Longview, Private Not For Profit

$44,172 58 51
#19 Houston Baptist University

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$43,564 44 57
#20 Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, Private Not For Profit

$43,540 45 51
#21 Schreiner University

Kerrville, Private Not For Profit

$42,617 35 6
#22 University of St Thomas

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$42,124 NA NA
#23 Hardin Simmons University

Abilene, Private Not For Profit

$41,844 42 34
#24 Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$41,828 57 43
#25 University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Belton, Private Not For Profit

$41,184 42 10
#26 Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$40,168 41 47
#27 The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Public Not For Profit

$40,100 44 32
#28 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, Public Not For Profit

$39,875 NA NA
#29 Howard Payne University

Brownwood, Private Not For Profit

$39,546 NA NA
#30 McMurry University

Abilene, Private Not For Profit

$38,908 42 39
#31 East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, Private Not For Profit

$38,414 NA NA
#32 Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, Public Not For Profit

$36,643 23 9
#33 The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, Public Not For Profit

$35,644 NA NA
#34 Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Public Not For Profit

$35,026 57 48
#35 The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, Public Not For Profit

$34,646 47 51
#36 Texas State University

San Marcos, Public Not For Profit

$33,947 46 38
#37 Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock, Private Not For Profit

$33,630 42 13
#38 Texas A & M University Commerce

Commerce, Public Not For Profit

$32,833 37 30
#39 University of Houston

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$32,783 57 64
#40 Texas A & M University Kingsville

Kingsville, Public Not For Profit

$32,751 36 24
#41 Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas

Houston, Private For Profit

$32,489 NA NA
#42 Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, Public Not For Profit

$32,473 45 54
#43 Stephen F Austin State University

Nacogdoches, Public Not For Profit

$32,460 38 34
#44 Texas Southern University

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$32,369 27 9
#45 Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Public Not For Profit

$32,082 38 12
#46 Southwestern Adventist University

Keene, Private Not For Profit

$31,936 46 25
#47 University of North Texas

Denton, Public Not For Profit

$31,794 44 56
#48 Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Public Not For Profit

$31,615 30 19
#49 Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, Private Not For Profit

$31,072 50 18
#50 The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Public Not For Profit

$30,248 34 24
#51 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Public Not For Profit

$29,602 37 19
#52 Dallas Christian College

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$29,106 NA NA
#53 Texas Woman's University

Denton, Public Not For Profit

$28,851 36 40
#54 Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, Private Not For Profit

$28,740 22 NA
#55 Lamar University

Beaumont, Public Not For Profit

$28,671 30 25
#56 Angelo State University

San Angelo, Public Not For Profit

$28,553 30 16
#57 University of Houston Victoria

Victoria, Public Not For Profit

$28,147 NA NA
#58 The University of Texas Pan American

Edinburg, Public Not For Profit

$28,099 33 64
#59 Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Public Not For Profit

$27,805 38 19
#60 University of Houston Downtown

Houston, Public Not For Profit

$27,706 NA NA
#61 Career Point College

San Antonio, Private For Profit

$27,600 NA NA
#62 Texas A & M International University

Laredo, Public Not For Profit

$27,578 37 64
#63 Huston Tillotson University

Austin, Private Not For Profit

$24,152 18 1
#64 Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Public Not For Profit

$23,885 NA NA
#65 Arlington Baptist College

Arlington, Private Not For Profit

$23,770 NA NA
#66 DeVry University Texas

Irving, Private For Profit

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

Austin, Private For Profit

$23,559 NA NA
#68 Wade College

Dallas, Private For Profit

$22,995 NA NA
#69 North American College

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$22,697 NA NA
#70 Jarvis Christian College

Hawkins, Private Not For Profit

$22,600 NA NA
#71 American InterContinental University Houston

Houston, Private For Profit

$22,339 NA NA
#72 Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Public Not For Profit

$22,301 41 52
#73 College of Biblical Studies Houston

Houston, Private Not For Profit

$20,928 NA NA
#74 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, Public Not For Profit

$20,922 44 93
#75 Texas College

Tyler, Private Not For Profit

$20,700 NA NA
#76 Paul Quinn College

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$20,442 13 NA
#77 Northwood University Texas

Cedar Hill, Private Not For Profit

$20,228 NA NA
#78 Brown Mackie College San Antonio

San Antonio, Private For Profit

$19,998 NA NA
#79 Wiley College

Marshall, Private Not For Profit

$19,100 NA NA
#80 The College of Saint Thomas More

Fort Worth, Private Not For Profit

$18,450 NA NA
#81 West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Public Not For Profit

$18,399 41 32
#82 University of Phoenix Houston Campus

Houston, Private For Profit

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

Dallas, Private For Profit

$17,534 NA NA
#84 University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus

San Antonio, Private For Profit

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

Austin, Private For Profit

$17,407 NA NA
#86 Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$16,200 NA NA
#87 Southwestern Christian College

Terrell, Private Not For Profit

$15,570 NA NA
#88 South Texas College

McAllen, Public Not For Profit

$15,396 NA NA
#89 Baptist University of the Americas

San Antonio, Private Not For Profit

$14,750 NA NA
#90 Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, Public Not For Profit

$14,563 NA NA
#91 The University of Texas at Brownsville

Brownsville, Public Not For Profit

$14,326 NA NA
#92 Midland College

Midland, Public Not For Profit

$12,589 NA NA