Texas Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Texas by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 92 colleges in Texas with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Texas? Brazosport College tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $2,399. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Texas list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Texas Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, TX

$2,399
The University of Texas at Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

$3,148
South Texas College

McAllen, TX

$4,230
Midland College

Midland, TX

$2,940
Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Texas

$6,389
Baptist University of the Americas

San Antonio, TX

$6,768
College of Biblical Studies Houston

Houston, TX

$6,801
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

$7,244
University of Houston Victoria

Victoria, TX

$7,499
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary

Jacksonville, TX

$7,650
University of Houston Downtown

Houston, TX

$7,708
Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

$7,790
Texas A & M International University

Laredo, TX

$7,845
Texas A & M University Texarkana

Texarkana, TX

$7,930
Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX

$8,186
Southwestern Christian College

Terrell, TX

$8,368
Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

$8,394
Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

$8,690