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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.

About 41% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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 35,064 undergraduates at UT Arlington, of which 19,770 are full-time, and there are 48,072 students altogether. For undergraduates at UT Arlington, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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
$9,389 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 5,274, of which 1,393 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,163 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 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 TTUHSC is $68,300.

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.

UTHealth has a 1.3% 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 UTHealth is $66,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
733 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio is 2,587, which includes 2,055 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,825 a year. Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio has a 8.8% 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 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

The total student population at Texas Woman’s University is 16,433, of which 10,664 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,873 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at TWU is 4.6 years.

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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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
$4,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 70,109 students at North Harris Montgomery in total, 19,922 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at North Harris Montgomery take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 24,879 students at UTEP in total, 21,117 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,632 are full-time. For undergraduates at UTEP, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students 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
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.

Students who graduate from UTMB Galveston with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $68,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
589 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. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,110 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#10

South Texas College

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

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

Roughly 3% of students at South Texas College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,022 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South Texas College is $23,600.

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.

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 UT Health San Antonio is $62,500.

#12

RGV Careers

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

There are 614 full-time undergraduates at RGV Careers, and 614 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at RGV Careers take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,843 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#13

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

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

The total student population at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is 10,820, of which 8,483 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,284 are full-time. 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. Texas A&M Corpus Christi has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Texas A&M Corpus Christi with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Tyler Junior College

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

There are 5,604 full-time undergraduates at Tyler Junior College, and 11,749 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $3,056 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close 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.

3% of El Paso Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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

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

6% of Tarrant County College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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.

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.

Roughly 100% of students at Chamberlain - Texas take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Chamberlain - Texas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $67,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 567, which includes 151 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Baptist Health System School of Health Professions has a 3.3% 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 Baptist Health System School of Health Professions is $57,700.

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

There are 39,896 students at Austin Community College District in total, 8,973 are full-time undergraduates. 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%.

Students who graduate from Austin Community College District with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Baylor University

Waco, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
293 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. Students tend to stick around at Baylor. The freshman retention rate is 91%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

44% of Baylor students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $13,166 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 Baylor with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Texas Christian University

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

There are 9,704 undergraduates at TCU, of which 9,448 are full-time, and there are 11,379 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at TCU is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $15,584 a year. TCU has a 3.4% 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 TCU is $46,900.

#23

Vista College

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

There are 2,945 full-time undergraduates at Vista College, and 2,945 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 55% of students at Vista College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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
$4,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,595 full-time undergraduates at DMC, and 10,678 students altogether. 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.

17% of CBC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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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