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185 Colleges
64,791 Yearly Graduations
$45,793 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,212 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 64,791 students received a business degree from a college in Texas, making it rank #2 in terms of graduations. Texas colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,448 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,238 per year.

About 47% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,053 per year.

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#1

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
4,254 Yearly Degrees
$11,361 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 53,791 undergraduates at Texas A&M College Station, of which 47,667 are full-time, and there are 68,726 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Texas A&M College Station is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

Roughly 32% of students at Texas A&M College Station take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,863 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Texas A&M College Station is $48,600.

Public Public vs. Private
4,044 Yearly Degrees
$10,824 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 51,090 students at UT Austin in total, 40,163 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 37,515 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at UT Austin is 95%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 36%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

43% of UT Austin students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,233 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT Austin is $46,000.

#3

University of Houston

Houston, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
3,097 Yearly Degrees
$9,221 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 46,148 students at UH in total, 38,597 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28,368 are full-time. For undergraduates at UH, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,369 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
2,719 Yearly Degrees
$13,442 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 29,543 students at UT Dallas in total, 20,996 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,943 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

Roughly 30% of students at UT Dallas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,417 a year. UT Dallas has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,000 during the early-career years.

#5

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
2,122 Yearly Degrees
$9,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas Tech University is 38,742, of which 32,125 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,062 are full-time. It takes the average Texas Tech undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

44% of Texas Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,237 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Texas Tech is $42,200.

Public Public vs. Private
1,978 Yearly Degrees
$11,040 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 48,635 students at UT Arlington in total, 34,820 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,441 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

37% of UT Arlington students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,511 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UT Arlington with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,868 Yearly Degrees
$10,581 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 38,187 students at Texas State in total, 33,917 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 27,923 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at Texas State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,833 a year. Texas State has a 6.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

#8

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,854 Yearly Degrees
$11,044 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of North Texas is 39,336, of which 32,159 students are undergraduates and of those, 26,055 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNT, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

51% of UNT students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,744 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,679 Yearly Degrees
$6,656 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,136 undergraduates at UH Downtown, of which 6,629 are full-time, and there are 14,640 students altogether. For undergraduates at UH Downtown, the average graduation time is 5.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

21% of UH Downtown students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,323 a year. UH Downtown has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,700 during the early-career years.

#10

Baylor University

Waco, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,612 Yearly Degrees
$47,364 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 18,033 students at Baylor in total, 14,108 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 13,906 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Baylor is 4.2 years.

About 39% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Baylor take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $11,254 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,572 Yearly Degrees
$8,262 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,594 students at UTSA in total, 28,275 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 22,414 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,633 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,600 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,456 Yearly Degrees
$56,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,824 students at SMU in total, 6,710 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,519 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at SMU. The freshman retention rate is 91%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 49%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

25% of SMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,927 a year. SMU has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SMU is $54,300.

#13

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,383 Yearly Degrees
$3,402 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,560 full-time undergraduates at Tarrant County College, and 50,519 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

11% of Tarrant County College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,858 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,100 during the early-career years.

#14

Lee College

Baytown, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,327 Yearly Degrees
$3,762 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,244 full-time undergraduates at Lee College, and 7,516 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

3% of Lee College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,722 a year. Lee College has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lee College is $28,500.

#15

Houston Community College

Houston, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,113 Yearly Degrees
$4,152 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,397 full-time undergraduates at Houston Community College, and 56,151 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at Houston Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,397 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Houston Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,093 Yearly Degrees
$32,576 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,368 undergraduates at UIW, of which 4,093 are full-time, and there are 8,175 students altogether. It takes the average UIW undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 89% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,760 a year. UIW has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,100 during the early-career years.

#17

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,085 Yearly Degrees
$8,536 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Sam Houston State University is 21,558, of which 18,805 students are undergraduates and of those, 15,311 are full-time. It takes the average SHSU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,925 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,400 during the early-career years.

#18

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,074 Yearly Degrees
$49,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas Christian University is 11,024, of which 9,474 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,219 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at TCU. The freshman retention rate is 91%.

About 41% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

30% of TCU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $14,443 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $46,900 during the early-career years.

#19

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,029 Yearly Degrees
$3,240 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,244 full-time undergraduates at San Jacinto College, and 32,452 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 4% of students at San Jacinto College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,990 a year. San Jacinto College has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from San Jacinto College is $30,500.

Public Public vs. Private
941 Yearly Degrees
$8,961 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 25,177 students at UTEP in total, 21,427 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 13,858 are full-time. It takes the average UTEP undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Roughly 39% of students at UTEP take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,465 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UTEP is $30,400.

Public Public vs. Private
901 Yearly Degrees
$8,958 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,109 students at Texas A&M Commerce in total, 8,390 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,177 are full-time. For undergraduates at Texas A&M Commerce, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 35%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Texas A&M Commerce take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,661 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Texas A&M Commerce with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

West Texas A&M University

Canyon, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
864 Yearly Degrees
$8,135 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,355 undergraduates at West Texas A&M University, of which 5,582 are full-time, and there are 9,970 students altogether. It takes the average West Texas A&M University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at West Texas A&M University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,625 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from West Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
822 Yearly Degrees
$8,742 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas at Tyler is 9,617, of which 6,995 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,764 are full-time. For undergraduates at UT Tyler, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

44% of UT Tyler students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,624 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT Tyler is $39,400.

Public Public vs. Private
771 Yearly Degrees
$8,132 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is 29,113, of which 24,965 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,922 are full-time. For undergraduates at UT Rio Grande Valley, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

22% of UT Rio Grande Valley students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,790 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UT Rio Grande Valley with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
731 Yearly Degrees
$7,851 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tarleton State University is 13,166, of which 11,350 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,211 are full-time. It takes the average Tarleton undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

62% of Tarleton students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,885 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,900 during the early-career years.

Other Texas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Austin Community College District 654
27 Lone Star College System 647
28 South Texas College 635
29 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 623
30 University of Houston - Clear Lake 575
31 Texas A&M University - San Antonio 545
32 Rice University 538
33 Stephen F Austin State University 535
34 Wayland Baptist University 534
35 Texas Woman’s University 527
36 El Paso Community College 442
37 Richland College 426
38 University of Phoenix - Texas 422
38 University of Dallas 422
40 Collin County Community College District 407
41 Abilene Christian University 393
42 Lamar University 392
42 Cedar Valley College 392
44 University of Houston - Victoria 389
45 Dallas Baptist University 387
46 Saint Edward’s University 378
47 Texas Southern University 371
48 Amarillo College 370
49 Central Texas College 357
50 North Lake College 345
51 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 344
52 Texas A&M International University 328
53 San Antonio College 327
54 Angelo State University 325
55 Palo Alto College 297
56 Blinn College 272
56 Texas A & M University - Central Texas 272
58 Strayer University - Texas 264
59 Del Mar College 259
59 MSU Texas 259
61 El Centro College 246
62 University of St. Thomas 230
63 Odessa College 215
64 Amberton University 212
65 Prairie View A & M University 208
66 Mountain View College 202
67 University of North Texas at Dallas 189
68 Northwest Vista College 185
69 National American University - Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School 179
69 Our Lady of the Lake University 179
71 Tyler Junior College 175
72 DeVry University - Texas 173
73 St. Mary’s University 172
74 Houston Baptist University 171
75 Trinity University 170
76 Brookhaven College 167
76 Texas A&M University - Texarkana 167
78 Texas A&M University - Kingsville 165
79 Concordia University, Texas 164
80 McLennan Community College 161
81 South Plains College 156
82 Hardin - Simmons University 149
83 Alvin Community College 145
84 Laredo Community College 137
85 Eastfield College 130
86 Grayson College 128
87 University of Mary Hardin - Baylor 127
88 Texas Wesleyan University 124
89 Vista College 123
90 American InterContinental University - Houston 118
91 LeTourneau University 115
92 Southwestern Assemblies of God University 107
93 Northeast Texas Community College 105
94 Texas State Technical College 102
95 Navarro College 101
96 Texas Lutheran University 100
97 Hill College 92
98 Wharton County Junior College 86
99 Schreiner University 84
99 Texarkana College 84
99 Southwest University at El Paso 84
99 Howard College 84
103 Midland College 82
103 Angelina College 82
105 Temple College 79
106 Trinity Valley Community College 76
106 Sul Ross State University 76
108 Brazosport College 75
109 Vista College - Online 73
109 St Philip’s College 73
111 Austin College 71
112 Paris Junior College 70
113 Southwestern University 67
114 Southern Careers Institute - Pharr 65
114 Coastal Bend College 65
116 Lubbock Christian University 63
117 Wiley College 62
118 Howard Payne University 61
118 East Texas Baptist University 61
120 Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville 59
121 Huston - Tillotson University 57
122 College of the Mainland 56
123 North American University 50
124 Victoria College 49
125 Panola College 48
126 Kilgore College 47
126 North Central Texas College 47
128 Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (SW Military Drive) 45
129 Lamar State College - Port Arthur 44
129 Hallmark University 44
131 Weatherford College 43
132 Southern Careers Institute - Austin 39
132 Southern Careers Institute - Harlingen 39
132 McMurry University 39
135 Texas College 32
136 Paul Quinn College 31
137 Lamar State College - Orange 30
138 Jarvis Christian College 29
139 Southern Careers Institute - Corpus Christi 28
139 Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (NW Loop) 28
141 Clarendon College 26
141 Cisco College 26
141 Western Technical College 26
141 Southwest Texas Junior College 26
141 Lamar Institute of Technology 26
146 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen 24
147 Remington College - Dallas Campus 22
148 Vernon College 21
149 Florida Career College - Houston Campus 20
150 Northeast Lakeview College 19
151 Western Technical College 18
152 Southwestern Adventist University 16
153 The Art Institute of Houston 14
153 Dallas Christian College 14
155 Western Texas College 13
155 Wade College 13
155 M T Training Center 13
158 College of Biblical Studies - Houston 10
159 Remington College - North Houston Campus 9
160 International Business College - El Paso 8
160 South University, Austin 8
162 Arlington Baptist University 7
162 Frank Phillips College 7
164 CCI Training Center, Arlington 6
164 Arlington Career Institute 6
166 The Art Institute of Austin 5
166 The Art Institute of Dallas 5
166 Baptist University of the Americas 5
166 Parker University 5
166 CET, El Paso 5
166 Southwest School of Business and Technical Careers-San Antonio 5
166 Texas Health and Science University 5
173 Galveston College 4
173 The Art Institute of San Antonio 4
173 Texas Healthtech Institute 4
176 Interactive College of Technology - Pasadena 3
177 Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf 2
178 Interactive College of Technology 1
178 Bakke Graduate University 1
178 Messenger College 1
181 International Business College - El Paso 0
181 The College of Health Care Professions - Northwest 0
181 National American University - Killeen 0
181 Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Dallas 0
181 SW School of Business and Technical Careers 0

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