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185 Colleges
64,791 Yearly Graduations
$48,600 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,192 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 $12,150 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $16,067 per year.

About 45% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,048 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
4,254 Yearly Degrees
$12,296 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 55,568 undergraduates at Texas A&M College Station, of which 49,442 are full-time, and there are 70,418 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Texas A&M College Station is 4.4 years.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,182 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $48,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
4,044 Yearly Degrees
$11,448 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas at Austin is 50,476, of which 40,048 students are undergraduates and of those, 37,404 are full-time. It takes the average UT Austin undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 32% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 30% of students at UT Austin take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,777 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$9,457 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 47,090 students at UH in total, 39,165 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28,966 are full-time. UH has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

37% of UH students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,505 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UH with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
2,719 Yearly Degrees
$13,992 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,187 undergraduates at UT Dallas, of which 17,979 are full-time, and there are 28,669 students altogether. For undergraduates at UT Dallas, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,704 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT Dallas is $44,000.

#5

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
2,122 Yearly Degrees
$11,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 40,322 students at Texas Tech in total, 33,269 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 29,010 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Texas Tech is 87%, 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 70%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

43% of Texas Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,949 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
1,978 Yearly Degrees
$11,378 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 48,072 students at UT Arlington in total, 35,064 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,770 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 39% of students at UT Arlington take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,942 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$10,855 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 37,812 students at Texas State in total, 33,193 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 26,536 are full-time. It takes the average Texas State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,930 a year. Texas State has a 6.8% 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 Texas State is $38,300.

#8

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,854 Yearly Degrees
$11,090 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,814 undergraduates at UNT, of which 26,353 are full-time, and there are 40,953 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNT is 4.5 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,089 a year. UNT has a 7.3% 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 UNT is $37,600.

Public Public vs. Private
1,679 Yearly Degrees
$7,129 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,663 undergraduates at UH Downtown, of which 6,865 are full-time, and there are 15,239 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,378 a year. UH Downtown has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UH Downtown with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Baylor University

Waco, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,612 Yearly Degrees
$49,246 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Baylor University is 19,297, of which 14,399 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,145 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Baylor take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $13,166 a year. Baylor has a 3.7% 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 $42,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,572 Yearly Degrees
$8,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 34,742 students at UTSA in total, 29,959 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 23,018 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at UTSA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,178 a year. UTSA has a 7.2% 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 $36,600 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,456 Yearly Degrees
$58,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,827 undergraduates at SMU, of which 6,616 are full-time, and there are 12,373 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at SMU is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 23% of students at SMU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,378 a year. SMU has a 4.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SMU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $54,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 43,000 students at Tarrant County College in total, 8,643 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Tarrant County College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,557 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% 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 1,567 full-time undergraduates at Lee College, and 7,487 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,409 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lee College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Houston Community College

Houston, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,113 Yearly Degrees
$4,344 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Houston Community College is 48,329, which includes 14,143 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

15% of Houston Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,605 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Houston Community College is $28,200.

#16

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,093 Yearly Degrees
$32,286 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,081 undergraduates at UIW, of which 3,916 are full-time, and there are 7,917 students altogether. For undergraduates at UIW, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at UIW take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,428 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UIW with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,085 Yearly Degrees
$8,736 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,912 students at SHSU in total, 18,811 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 15,020 are full-time. For undergraduates at SHSU, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at SHSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,910 a year. SHSU has a 8.4% 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 SHSU is $37,400.

#18

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,074 Yearly Degrees
$51,660 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,379 students at TCU in total, 9,704 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,448 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at TCU. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at TCU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $15,584 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TCU is $46,900.

#19

San Jacinto Community College

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

The total student population at San Jacinto Community College is 31,110, which includes 9,024 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 3% of students at San Jacinto College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,056 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from San Jacinto College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
941 Yearly Degrees
$9,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,117 undergraduates at UTEP, of which 14,632 are full-time, and there are 24,879 students altogether. It takes the average UTEP undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

27% of UTEP students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,491 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% 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
$9,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,349 undergraduates at Texas A&M Commerce, of which 6,199 are full-time, and there are 12,249 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Texas A&M Commerce is 4.5 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at Texas A&M Commerce take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,007 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% 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
$8,456 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at West Texas A&M University is 10,036, of which 7,326 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,621 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at West Texas A&M University is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

46% of West Texas A&M University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,619 a year. West Texas A&M University has a 8.9% 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 $35,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
822 Yearly Degrees
$9,060 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas at Tyler is 9,781, of which 7,237 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,834 are full-time. For undergraduates at UT Tyler, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at UT Tyler take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,110 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
771 Yearly Degrees
$8,917 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,441 students at UT Rio Grande Valley in total, 26,762 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 21,292 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UT Rio Grande Valley is 4.7 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

21% of UT Rio Grande Valley students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,074 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT Rio Grande Valley is $31,300.

#25

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
731 Yearly Degrees
$8,276 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,016 students at Tarleton in total, 11,893 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,554 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Tarleton is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

60% of Tarleton students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,407 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Tarleton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 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 Nuvani Institute 0

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