The Best Houston Private Colleges

Houston, Texas area Colleges

There are 3 ranked private colleges within the Houston city limits and 3 private colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 16,282 students. If you're looking for a large school, Rice University enrolls the most students with 4,120 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, University of St Thomas offers the lowest tuition for private colleges in the Houston area at $30,800 per year.

The top rated private college in the area is Rice University which is ranked #9 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

The Houston area is home to popular nationally ranked private institutions like Rice University.

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Rice University
Houston, TX
Rice University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in America

  • 8,285enrollment
  • $19,215net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1490-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

5 miles from Houston

University of St Thomas
Houston, TX
University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,877enrollment
  • $19,940net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

3 miles from Houston

Houston Baptist University
Houston, TX
Houston Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 4,120enrollment
  • $18,782net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

10 miles from Houston