Best Colleges in Texas, US 2018

Undergraduate School Rankings By U.S. News

More US Best College Rankings

* Schools within the same rank range are listed alphabetically.

NameLocationRankTuition and FeesEnrollment
Rice University(Houston, TX)#14 in National Universities$45,6083,893
University of Texas--Austin(Austin, TX)#56 in National Universities$35,766 (out-of-state), $10,136 (in-state)40,168
Southern Methodist University(Dallas, TX)#61 in National Universities$52,4986,521
Texas A&M University--College Station(College Station, TX)#69 in National Universities$30,208 (out-of-state), $10,030 (in-state)50,735
Baylor University(Waco, TX)#75 in National Universities$43,79014,348
Texas Christian University(Fort Worth, TX)#78 in National Universities$44,7608,891
University of Texas--Dallas(Richardson, TX)#145 in National Universities$33,654 (out-of-state), $12,162 (in-state)17,350
Texas Tech University(Lubbock, TX)#176 in National Universities$23,011 (out-of-state), $10,771 (in-state)29,963
University of Houston(Houston, TX)#192 in National Universities$27,337 (out-of-state), $11,887 (in-state)35,871
Dallas Baptist University(Dallas, TX)#202 in National Universities$27,4803,223
Austin College(Sherman, TX)#93 in National Liberal Arts Colleges$38,8251,278
Southwestern University(Georgetown, TX)#96 in National Liberal Arts Colleges$40,5601,486
Trinity University(San Antonio, TX)#1 in Regional Universities West$41,3442,334
Texas Lutheran University(Seguin, TX)#2 in Regional Colleges West$29,9601,283
McMurry University(Abilene, TX)#12 in Regional Colleges West$26,7121,073
Howard Payne University(Brownwood, TX)#13 in Regional Colleges West$27,6901,098
University of Dallas(Irving, TX)#13 in Regional Universities West$38,7161,407
St. Edward's University(Austin, TX)#15 in Regional Universities West$43,0504,056
East Texas Baptist University(Marshall, TX)#16 in Regional Colleges West$25,4701,339
Abilene Christian University(Abilene, TX)#18 in Regional Universities West$33,3303,758
Southwestern Adventist University(Keene, TX)#20 in Regional Colleges West$20,732789
St. Mary's University of San Antonio(San Antonio, TX)#21 in Regional Universities West$29,3002,298
LeTourneau University(Longview, TX)#23 in Regional Universities West$29,3202,253
University of St. Thomas(Houston, TX)#26 in Regional Universities West$32,6601,814
Hardin-Simmons University(Abilene, TX)#33 in Regional Universities West$27,4401,721
University of the Incarnate Word(San Antonio, TX)#47 in Regional Universities West$29,9906,423
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor(Belton, TX)#54 in Regional Universities West$27,7003,278
Texas Wesleyan University(Fort Worth, TX)#59 in Regional Universities West$27,3921,905
University of Houston--Clear Lake(Houston, TX)#63 in Regional Universities West$23,668 (out-of-state), $8,188 (in-state)5,570
Houston Baptist University(Houston, TX)#70 in Regional Universities West$31,7302,332
Texas A&M International University(Laredo, TX)#70 in Regional Universities West$20,770 (out-of-state), $8,320 (in-state)6,591
Stephen F. Austin State University(Nacogdoches, TX)#73 in Regional Universities West$21,777 (out-of-state), $9,537 (in-state)11,140
Lubbock Christian University(Lubbock, TX)#81 in Regional Universities West$21,7941,471
West Texas A&M University(Canyon, TX)#81 in Regional Universities West$9,418 (out-of-state), $7,557 (in-state)7,389
Our Lady of the Lake University(San Antonio, TX)#86 in Regional Universities West$28,1921,347
University of Texas--Tyler(Tyler, TX)#90 in Regional Universities West$20,082 (out-of-state), $7,602 (in-state)7,043
Midwestern State University(Wichita Falls, TX)#91 in Regional Universities West$10,435 (out-of-state), $8,484 (in-state)5,319
University of Texas of the Permian Basin(Odessa, TX)#91 in Regional Universities West$8,274 (out-of-state), $7,124 (in-state)5,663
University of North Texas--Dallas(Dallas, TX)#95 in Regional Universities West$20,088 (out-of-state), $7,848 (in-state)2,295
Angelo State University(San Angelo, TX)Rank Not Published$20,278 (out-of-state), $8,038 (in-state)N/A
Concordia University Texas(Austin, TX)Rank Not Published$29,260N/A
Huston-Tillotson University(Austin, TX)Rank Not Published$14,346965
Jarvis Christian College(Hawkins, TX)Rank Not Published$11,720900
Lamar University(Beaumont, TX)Rank Not Published$22,561 (out-of-state), $10,111 (in-state)9,326
Prairie View A&M University(Prairie View, TX)Rank Not Published$10,059 (out-of-state), $10,059 (in-state)7,455
Sam Houston State University(Huntsville, TX)Rank Not Published$22,340 (out-of-state), $9,890 (in-state)17,902
Schreiner University(Kerrville, TX)Rank Not Published$26,7501,237
Southwestern Assemblies of God University(Waxahachie, TX)Rank Not Published$19,560N/A
Sul Ross State University(Alpine, TX)Rank Not Published$16,211 (out-of-state), $6,419 (in-state)N/A
Tarleton State University(Stephenville, TX)Rank Not Published$20,886 (out-of-state), $8,903 (in-state)11,463
Texas A&M University--Commerce(Commerce, TX)Rank Not Published$20,884 (out-of-state), $8,434 (in-state)7,605
Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi(Corpus Christi, TX)Rank Not Published$26,061 (out-of-state), $12,944 (in-state)10,212
Texas A&M University--Kingsville(Kingsville, TX)Rank Not Published$20,912 (out-of-state), $8,462 (in-state)6,811
Texas A&M University--Texarkana(Texarkana, TX)Rank Not Published$9,708 (out-of-state), $8,666 (in-state)N/A
Texas Southern University(Houston, TX)Rank Not Published$21,240 (out-of-state), $9,000 (in-state)6,562
Texas State University(San Marcos, TX)Rank Not Published$23,071 (out-of-state), $10,621 (in-state)34,244
Texas Woman's University(Denton, TX)Rank Not Published$21,816 (out-of-state), $9,366 (in-state)10,408
University of Houston--Downtown(Houston, TX)Rank Not Published$19,481 (out-of-state), $7,241 (in-state)12,865
University of Houston--Victoria(Victoria, TX)Rank Not Published$21,075 (out-of-state), $7,468 (in-state)2,957
University of North Texas(Denton, TX)Rank Not Published$23,716 (out-of-state), $10,906 (in-state)31,209
University of Texas--Arlington(Arlington, TX)Rank Not Published$25,152 (out-of-state), $9,952 (in-state)32,775
University of Texas--El Paso(El Paso, TX)Rank Not Published$21,396 (out-of-state), $7,651 (in-state)20,521
University of Texas--Rio Grande Valley(Edinburg, TX)Rank Not Published$17,230 (out-of-state), $7,438 (in-state)24,433
University of Texas--San Antonio(San Antonio, TX)Rank Not Published$23,379 (out-of-state), $9,380 (in-state)24,724
Wayland Baptist University(Plainview, TX)Rank Not Published$19,4303,776
Wiley College(Marshall, TX)Rank Not Published$12,064N/A
Amberton University(Garland, TX)Unranked$7,500N/A
Art Institute of Houston(Houston, TX)Unranked$17,664N/A
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary(Jacksonville, TX)Unranked$5,800N/A
Brazosport College(Lake Jackson, TX)Unranked$5,025 (out-of-state), $3,405 (in-state)N/A
Criswell College(Dallas, TX)Unranked$12,138225
Midland College(Midland, TX)Unranked$5,280 (out-of-state), $4,080 (in-state)N/A
Parker University(Dallas, TX)UnrankedN/AN/A
South Texas College(McAllen, TX)Unranked$4,560 (out-of-state), $3,890 (in-state)N/A
Southwestern Christian College(Terrell, TX)Unranked$8,074N/A
Texas College(Tyler, TX)Unranked$17,208N/A
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center(Lubbock, TX)Unranked$21,722 (out-of-state), $10,022 (in-state)N/A
University of Texas Health Science Center--Houston(Houston, TX)UnrankedN/A (out-of-state), N/A (in-state)N/A
University of Texas Health Science Center--San Antonio(San Antonio, TX)UnrankedN/A (out-of-state), N/A (in-state)N/A
University of Texas Medical Branch--Galveston(Galveston, TX)Unranked$9,977 (out-of-state), $3,710 (in-state)N/A
Wade College(Dallas, TX)Unranked$13,675N/A