Best Texas State Colleges Tuition Comparison

In Texas State, there are 495 colleges and universities - 117 public and 378 private schools. Among them 482 schools have undergraduate programs and 115 schools offers graduate programs. You can list all Texas schools and analyze Texas tuition statistics for those schools. Belwo we introduce best colleges in Texas State where Rice University is ranked top and The University of Texas at Austin is positioned on second place.

Next table shows general academic characteristics of the best texas state schools. You can see the full information of each school by following link on the school's name.
Table. Texas State College Overview
NameLocationTypeAcceptance RatesPopulation
Rice University Houston, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 17% 6,719
The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Public, Four or more years 40% 50,950
Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 51% 11,643
Texas A & M University-College Station College Station, TX Public, Four or more years 69% 63,813
Southwestern University Georgetown, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 52% 1,515
Trinity University San Antonio, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 64% 2,438
University of Dallas Irving, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 90% 2,387

Best Texas State Tuition Comparison

Below, we summarize and compare the tuition and other costs at best Texas State colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements. The required fee is a fixed sum charged to students for items not covered by tuition. The book and supplies is the estimated average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year (or program).

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the best Texas State schools at best Texas State schools tuition comparing page.

Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate

Next table summarizes the 2015 undergraduate tuition and fees between the schools.
Table. Best Texas State - Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Rice University $41,560$800 $41,560$800
The University of Texas at Austin $9,806$750 $34,676$750
Southern Methodist University $42,770$800 $42,770$800
Texas A & M University-College Station $6,614$1,194 $24,522$1,194
Southwestern University $36,120$1,200 $36,120$1,200
Trinity University $37,296$1,000 $37,296$1,000
University of Dallas $33,360$1,200 $33,360$1,200

Tuition and Fees - Graduate

Next table summarizes graduate tuition and fees charged to students who holds a bachelor's or first-professional degree, or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. These students may or may not be enrolled in graduate programs.
Table. Best Texas State - Graduate School Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Rice University $34,750$800 $34,750$800
The University of Texas at Austin $10,934$750 $20,762$750
Southern Methodist University $46,316$800 $46,316$800
Texas A & M University-College Station $8,656$1,194 $18,183$1,194
Southwestern University -$1,200 -$1,200
Trinity University $37,556$1,000 $37,556$1,000
University of Dallas $22,383$1,200 $22,383$1,200

Living Cost

Next table shows the living costs including room & board charge and other expenses. Room charge is for an academic year for rooming accommodations for a typical student sharing a room with one other student and board charge is for meals, for a specified number of meals per week. Other expenses include the money (estimated by the financial aid office) needed by a student to cover expenses such as laundry, transportation, entertainment, and furnishings.
Table. Best Texas State - Living Costs
On CampusOff Campus
(without family)
Off Campus
(with family)
Room and BoardOther ExpensesRoom and BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses
Rice University $13,650$1,550 $13,650$1,550 $1,550
The University of Texas at Austin $11,456$4,310 $11,456$4,310 $4,310
Southern Methodist University $15,575$2,600 $8,500$2,800 $2,800
Texas A & M University-College Station $10,338$3,064 $10,338$3,064 $3,064
Southwestern University $10,550$1,220 $6,000$1,400 $1,400
Trinity University $12,362$1,400 $9,576$1,400 $1,400
University of Dallas $11,300$3,400 $8,500$3,200 $3,200

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