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Best Colleges in Texas

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Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Texas. By school type, there are 5 public and 5 private schools in best schools in Texas. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
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Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Texas
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Rice University
Houston, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
2 Trinity University
San Antonio, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
3 The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Texas A & M University-College Station
College Station, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Baylor UniversityWaco, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Texas State University
San Marcos, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 University of Houston
Houston, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Texas is $28,343 for State residents and $40,508 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 49.20% and graduation rate is 76.40%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Texas
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Rice University
$49,112 9% 93% 6:16,106
2 Trinity University
$44,680 29% 76% 9:16,106
3 The University of Texas at Austin
$10,824 / $38,326 32% 86% 18:16,106
4 Southern Methodist University
$56,560 47% 81% 11:16,106
5 Texas A & M University-College Station
$11,361 / $37,470 58% 82% 20:16,106
6 The University of Texas at Dallas
$13,442 / $38,168 79% 70% 25:16,106
7 Texas Christian University
$49,250 47% 83% 13:16,106
8 Baylor University $47,364 45% 78% 14:16,106
9 Texas State University
$10,581 / $22,397 81% 54% 22:16,106
10 University of Houston
$9,221 / $21,749 65% 61% 22:16,106
Average$28,343 / $40,50849.20%76.40%16.00:16,106
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The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Texasand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.