Colleges Near San Marcos

Colleges and universities near me in the San Marcos, Texas area

There 21 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 227,699 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Texas with a population of 44,894, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from San Marcos. Driving time to these schools from San Marcos should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Trinity University in San Antonio which is ranked #62 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is The University of Texas at Austin enrolling 50,476 students. In terms of affordability, Austin Community College District in Austin offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $2,010 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near San Marcos.


21 results

Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 37,812enrollment
  • $13,750net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.38Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

1 miles from San Marcos

Texas Lutheran University
T
Seguin, TX
Texas Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,499enrollment
  • $19,128net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

21 miles from San Marcos

Saint Edward's University
S
Austin, TX
Saint Edward's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,591enrollment
  • $30,072net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.53Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

27 miles from San Marcos

Huston Tillotson University
H
HBCU
Austin, TX
Huston Tillotson University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,058enrollment
  • $14,375net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 800-980SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

30 miles from San Marcos

The University of Texas at Austin
T
Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Austin

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,476enrollment
  • $16,892net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.8Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

30 miles from San Marcos

Virginia College Austin
V
Austin, TX
 
Virginia College Austin

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 511enrollment
  • $27,719net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from San Marcos

Austin Community College District
A
Austin, TX
Austin Community College District

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 39,896enrollment
  • $4,822net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

35 miles from San Marcos

Concordia University Texas
C
Austin, TX
Concordia University Texas

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 2,257enrollment
  • $26,362net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 12

38 miles from San Marcos

University of Phoenix Austin Campus
P
Austin, Texas
 
University of Phoenix Austin Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 531enrollment
  • $19,149net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from San Marcos

National American University Austin
N
Austin, TX
 
National American University Austin

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 129enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from San Marcos

University of the Incarnate Word
T
San Antonio, TX
University of the Incarnate Word

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 7,917enrollment
  • $23,041net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

43 miles from San Marcos

St Philip's College
S
HBCU
San Antonio, TX
St Philip's College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,696enrollment
  • $6,916net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 15

45 miles from San Marcos

Trinity University
T
San Antonio, TX
Trinity University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Texas

  • 2,677enrollment
  • $31,141net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.68Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

44 miles from San Marcos

Career Point College
C
San Antonio, TX
 
Career Point College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,549enrollment
  • $25,734net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from San Marcos

San Antonio College
S
San Antonio, TX
San Antonio College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 19,231enrollment
  • $6,543net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 15

45 miles from San Marcos

University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus
P
San Antonio, Texas
 
University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,054enrollment
  • $20,141net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from San Marcos

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
T
San Antonio, TX
 
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,478enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from San Marcos

The University of Texas at San Antonio
T
San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 34,742enrollment
  • $10,934net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.36Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

46 miles from San Marcos

FAQ's

The closest community college is Austin Community College District and is 34.9 miles from San Marcos. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Austin Community College District are $10,830 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Austin Community College District has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.