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134 Colleges
27,252 Yearly Graduations
$36,137 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,278 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 $9,034 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $13,641 a year.

An estimated 43% of college students in Texas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,820 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
5,045 Yearly Degrees
$11,040 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 47,899 students at UT Arlington in total, 34,472 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,326 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UT Arlington is 4.7 years.

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.

Roughly 37% of students at UT Arlington take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,396 Yearly Degrees
$9,773 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 5,083, of which 1,520 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,108 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

TTUHSC has a 0.8% 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
$11,117 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 717 undergraduates at UTHealth, of which 582 are full-time, and there are 5,335 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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 763 full-time undergraduates at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio, and 1,510 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 87% of students at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,597 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
733 Yearly Degrees
$7,926 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,518 students at TWU in total, 10,388 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,880 are full-time. It takes the average TWU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 11% of accepted students are men, and 89% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,458 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 TWU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
699 Yearly Degrees
$4,244 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,945 full-time undergraduates at North Harris Montgomery, and 73,499 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

14% of North Harris Montgomery students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,726 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Harris Montgomery is $30,300.

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

There are 21,464 undergraduates at UTEP, of which 14,044 are full-time, and there are 25,151 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

39% of UTEP students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,465 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.3% 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
$8,665 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 753 undergraduates at UTMB Galveston, of which 639 are full-time, and there are 3,343 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

UTMB Galveston has a 0.6% 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 $68,800 during the early-career years.

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

There are 7,333 undergraduates at UT Tyler, of which 4,708 are full-time, and there are 10,206 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at UT Tyler take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#10

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
506 Yearly Degrees
$4,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 31,949 students at South Texas College in total, 10,854 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

4% of South Texas College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,925 a year.

Students who graduate from South Texas College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
390 Yearly Degrees
$7,707 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 774 undergraduates at UT Health San Antonio, of which 672 are full-time, and there are 3,292 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 626 full-time undergraduates at RGV Careers, and 626 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,811 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#13

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
380 Yearly Degrees
$9,272 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is 11,929, of which 9,776 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,713 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,096 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 $35,800 during the early-career years.

#14

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
376 Yearly Degrees
$3,816 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,106 students at Tyler Junior College in total, 6,026 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 43% of students at Tyler Junior College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,165 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 $26,700 during the early-career years.

#15

San Jacinto Community College

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

There are 32,137 students at San Jacinto College in total, 7,348 are full-time undergraduates. 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. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#16

El Paso Community College

El Paso, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
349 Yearly Degrees
$3,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 28,819 students at El Paso Community College in total, 8,824 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,591 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,000 during the early-career years.

#17

Tarrant County College District

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

The total student population at Tarrant County College District is 51,100, which includes 13,979 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
320 Yearly Degrees
$19,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Chamberlain University - Texas is 823, which includes 205 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Chamberlain - Texas is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted.

100% of Chamberlain - Texas students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,500 a year. Chamberlain - Texas has a 3.5% 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

The total student population at Baptist Health System School of Health Professions is 649, of which 644 students are undergraduates and of those, 601 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

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

There are 8,983 full-time undergraduates at Austin Community College District, and 40,799 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

58% of Austin Community College District students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,411 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,000 during the early-career years.

#21

Baylor University

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

There are 17,217 students at Baylor in total, 14,188 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 13,976 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Baylor is 90%, 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 39%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

47% of Baylor students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $11,254 a year. Baylor has a 3.6% 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 Baylor is $42,600.

#22

Texas Christian University

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

The total student population at Texas Christian University is 10,918, of which 9,445 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,162 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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

30% of TCU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $14,443 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% 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
$15,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,500 students at Vista College in total, 3,500 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 57% of students at Vista College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,758 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,400 during the early-career years.

#24

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
267 Yearly Degrees
$4,275 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,867 students at DMC in total, 2,610 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,220 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DMC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Coastal Bend College

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

There are 4,614 students at CBC in total, 1,202 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at CBC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,058 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CBC is $24,900.

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 Community 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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