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134 Colleges
27,252 Yearly Graduations
$37,891 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,960 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Texas is ranked #2 in the country with 27,252 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Texas is $9,473 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $14,211 a year.

An estimated 41% of college students in Texas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,990 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
5,045 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. It takes the average UT Arlington undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,942 a year. UT Arlington has a 5.8% 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 UT Arlington is $41,100.

Public Public vs. Private
1,396 Yearly Degrees
$9,389 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,393 undergraduates at TTUHSC, of which 1,163 are full-time, and there are 5,274 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

TTUHSC has a 1.3% 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 $68,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
833 Yearly Degrees
$11,925 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 687 undergraduates at UTHealth, of which 579 are full-time, and there are 5,608 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UTHealth is $66,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
733 Yearly Degrees

There are 2,587 students at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio in total, 2,055 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 83% of students at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,825 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio is $42,200.

#4

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
733 Yearly Degrees
$8,255 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,664 undergraduates at TWU, of which 6,873 are full-time, and there are 16,433 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 7% of accepted students are men, and 93% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at TWU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,451 a year. TWU has a 6.7% 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 $40,400 during the early-career years.

#6

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
699 Yearly Degrees
$4,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lone Star College System is 70,109, which includes 19,922 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

13% of North Harris Montgomery students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,835 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,300 during the early-career years.

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

The total student population at The University of Texas at El Paso is 24,879, of which 21,117 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,632 are full-time. 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.

Roughly 27% of students at UTEP take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,491 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
596 Yearly Degrees
$9,062 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,458 students at UTMB Galveston in total, 708 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 596 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UTMB Galveston is $68,800.

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

There are 9,781 students at UT Tyler in total, 7,237 of which 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.

31% of UT Tyler students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%!

Students who graduate from UT Tyler with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
506 Yearly Degrees
$4,530 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,806 full-time undergraduates at South Texas College, and 28,233 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $2,022 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
390 Yearly Degrees
$8,325 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,478 students at UT Health San Antonio in total, 804 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 714 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

UT Health San Antonio has a 1.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UT Health San Antonio with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $62,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

RGV Careers

Pharr, Texas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
384 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at RGV Careers is 614, which includes 614 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,843 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#13

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
380 Yearly Degrees
$9,553 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,483 undergraduates at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, of which 6,284 are full-time, and there are 10,820 students altogether. It takes the average Texas A&M Corpus Christi undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 45% of students at Texas A&M Corpus Christi take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,128 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Texas A&M Corpus Christi is $35,800.

#14

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
376 Yearly Degrees
$3,864 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tyler Junior College is 11,749, which includes 5,604 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

37% of Tyler Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,958 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tyler Junior College is $26,700.

#15

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
353 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.

3% of San Jacinto College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,056 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,500 during the early-career years.

#16

El Paso Community College

El Paso, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
349 Yearly Degrees
$3,274 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 26,034 students at El Paso Community College in total, 7,623 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 3% of students at El Paso Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,803 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from El Paso Community College is $22,000.

#17

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
338 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.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Tarrant County College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
320 Yearly Degrees
$20,156 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,558 students at Chamberlain - Texas in total, 416 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 8% of accepted students are men, and 92% are women.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,336 a year. Chamberlain - Texas has a 3.4% 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 $67,100 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
301 Yearly Degrees
$15,132 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 567 students at Baptist Health System School of Health Professions in total, 151 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $57,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
296 Yearly Degrees
$10,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,973 full-time undergraduates at Austin Community College District, and 39,896 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 57% of students at Austin Community College District take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,927 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Austin Community College District is $29,000.

#21

Baylor University

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

There are 19,297 students at Baylor in total, 14,399 of which 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.

44% of Baylor students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#22

Texas Christian University

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

The total student population at Texas Christian University is 11,379, of which 9,704 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,448 are full-time. TCU has a freshman retention rate of 92%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students 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.

Students who graduate from TCU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Vista College

El Paso, Texas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
283 Yearly Degrees
$15,825 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Vista College is 2,945, which includes 2,945 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,366 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Vista College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
267 Yearly Degrees
$4,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Del Mar College is 10,678, which includes 1,595 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,015 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DMC is $26,600.

#25

Coastal Bend College

Beeville, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
264 Yearly Degrees
$4,493 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,091 full-time undergraduates at CBC, and 4,105 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 17% of students at CBC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,952 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,900 during the early-career years.

Other Texas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Amarillo College 256
27 Alvin Community College 251
27 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 251
29 Lamar University 248
30 The University of Texas at Austin 218
31 MSU Texas 215
32 San Antonio College 210
33 Navarro College 209
34 Texas A&M University - College Station 203
34 Weatherford College 203
36 Collin County Community College District 200
37 Vernon College 199
38 University of Mary Hardin - Baylor 198
39 Tarleton State University 187
40 North Central Texas College 179
41 Lamar State College - Orange 176
42 Texas State Technical College 167
43 Prairie View A & M University 165
44 Laredo College 163
45 El Centro College 162
46 Angelina College 161
47 Temple College 159
48 West Coast University - Dallas 154
49 Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health 151
49 St Philip’s College 151
51 Grayson College 150
51 West Texas A&M University 150
53 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - El Paso 148
54 Victoria College 139
55 Stephen F Austin State University 136
56 Trinity Valley Community College 135
57 University of the Incarnate Word 133
58 Blinn College 132
59 Arlington Career Institute 130
60 Texas Wesleyan University 125
61 Northeast Texas Community College 123
62 Central Texas College 121
62 Texas State University 121
64 Texarkana College 119
65 Sam Houston State University 116
65 Lubbock Christian University 116
67 Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies 115
68 Odessa College 113
69 Kilgore College 112
70 Dallas Nursing Institute 111
70 Southwest Texas Junior College 111
72 Panola College 110
73 Lee College 107
74 Cisco College 101
75 McLennan Community College 100
76 Houston Community College 99
77 Angelo State University 98
77 University of Houston 98
79 Pima Medical Institute - Houston 97
79 Concorde Career College - Grand Prairie 97
81 Houston Baptist University 96
82 South Plains College 94
83 Paris Junior College 92
84 Concorde Career College - Dallas 89
85 Texas Health School 88
86 College of the Mainland 87
86 Howard College 87
88 Schreiner University 83
89 Concordia University, Texas 82
90 Midland College 81
91 Wharton County Junior College 77
92 Galveston College 71
92 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 71
94 Lamar State College - Port Arthur 69
95 Texas A&M International University 68
96 Brookhaven College 67
97 Abilene Christian University 61
98 Ranger College 60
98 Clarendon College 60
100 Hill College 43
100 Brazosport College 43
102 Southwestern Adventist University 40
102 CyberTex Institute of Technology 40
104 Quest College 39
105 Texas A&M University - Commerce 38
105 Mountain View College 38
107 Wayland Baptist University 34
108 University of St. Thomas 32
109 The College of Health Care Professions - Northwest 31
110 South Texas Training Center 30
111 South University, Austin 29
111 Texas Lutheran University 29
113 Texas A & M University - Central Texas 28
114 The Healthcare Institute 22
115 Carrington College, Mesquite 21
116 University of Houston - Clear Lake 20
116 Hardin - Simmons University 20
116 Baylor College of Medicine 20
119 Frank Phillips College 18
119 East Texas Baptist University 18
121 Texas A&M University - Texarkana 15
121 LeTourneau University 15
123 Hallmark University 13
123 Southwest University at El Paso 13
125 National American University - Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School 11
126 The Vocational Nursing Institute Inc 9
127 University of Houston - Victoria 7
128 McMurry University 4
129 Sul Ross State University 1
130 Western Technical College 0
130 Cedar Valley College 0
130 Northwest Vista College 0
130 Arizona College - Dallas 0
130 University of Houston - Downtown 0

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