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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 UniversityHouston, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
2 Trinity UniversitySan Antonio, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
3 The University of Texas at AustinAustin, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Southern Methodist UniversityDallas, TXPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Texas A & M University-College StationCollege Station, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 The University of Texas at DallasRichardson, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Texas Christian UniversityFort 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 UniversitySan Marcos, TXPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 University of HoustonHouston, 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 $28,654 for State residents and $41,933 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 $51,107 9% 93% 6:17,124
2 Trinity University $46,456 29% 76% 9:12,637
3 The University of Texas at Austin $11,448 / $40,032 32% 86% 18:151,832
4 Southern Methodist University $58,540 47% 81% 11:111,649
5 Texas A & M University-College Station $12,783 / $39,340 58% 82% 20:168,679
6 The University of Texas at Dallas $13,992 / $38,970 79% 70% 25:128,755
7 Texas Christian University $51,660 47% 83% 13:110,918
8 Baylor University $49,246 45% 78% 14:117,217
9 Texas State University $10,855 / $22,307 81% 54% 22:138,644
10 University of Houston $9,457 / $21,673 65% 61% 22:146,324
Average$28,654 / $41,93349.20%76.40%16.00:128,378
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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.