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Most Favored Texas Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Texas. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, has the highest yield rate as of 53.78% for academic year 2019-2020 in Texas. The University of Texas at Austin is positioned second with 47.98% yield and Angelo State University follows them with 48%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Texas.
Most Favored Texas Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Public, 4 or more yearsEdinburg, TX
53.78% 11,118 8,912 4,793 80.16%
2The University of Texas at Austin
Public, 4 or more yearsAustin, TX
47.98% 53,525 17,029 8,170 31.82%
3Angelo State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSan Angelo, TX
47.91% 3,913 2,997 1,436 76.59%
4The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Public, 4 or more yearsOdessa, TX
43.50% 1,036 915 398 88.32%
5Texas A & M University-College Station
Public, 4 or more yearsCollege Station, TX
43.23% 42,476 24,549 10,613 57.79%
6Rice University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHouston, TX
40.83% 27,087 2,361 964 8.72%
7Wayland Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPlainview, TX
40.23% 635 619 249 97.48%
8Lubbock Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLubbock, TX
39.77% 782 709 282 90.66%
9The University of Texas at Tyler
Public, 4 or more yearsTyler, TX
36.96% 2,742 2,281 843 83.19%
10Tarleton State University
Public, 4 or more yearsStephenville, TX
36.76% 10,112 5,639 2,073 55.77%