Best Texas Colleges

Ranked list of Colleges and Universities in Texas for 2024

There are 170 colleges and universities in Texas enrolling 1,571,537 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Texas below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Texas offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Texas is home to nationally ranked institutions like Rice University, Trinity University, Southern Methodist University and The University of Texas at Austin. The highest ranked college in Texas is Rice University and the top rated public state college is The University of Texas at Austin.

Local college options can be explored in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Austin or other cities.


170 results

List of the Best Texas Colleges

Del Mar College
D
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Del Mar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,395enrollment
  • $5,831net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

DeVry University Texas
D
Irving, Texas
 

DeVry University Texas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,374enrollment
  • -net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

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

East Texas Baptist University
E
Marshall, TX

East Texas Baptist University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,688enrollment
  • $23,200net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 23

Texas A & M University Texarkana
T
Texarkana, TX

Texas A & M University Texarkana

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,112enrollment
  • $11,201net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 850-1150SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Eastfield College
E
Mesquite, TX
 

Eastfield College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 16,769enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Dallas College
D
Dallas, TX

Dallas College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 69,171enrollment
  • $5,302net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

El Paso Community College
E
El Paso, TX

El Paso Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 24,621enrollment
  • $3,960net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Frank Phillips College
F
Borger, TX

Frank Phillips College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,586enrollment
  • $7,282net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 25

Galveston College
G
Galveston, TX

Galveston College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,870enrollment
  • $4,076net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Grayson County College
G
Denison, TX

Grayson County College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,410enrollment
  • $5,347net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 31

Trinity Valley Community College
T
Athens, TX
 

Trinity Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,461enrollment
  • $7,892net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Hill College
H
Hillsboro, TX

Hill College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,826enrollment
  • $8,027net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Houston Community College
H
Houston, TX

Houston Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 46,780enrollment
  • $4,118net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Houston Downtown
H
Houston, TX

University of Houston Downtown

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 15,077enrollment
  • $12,087net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

University of Houston Victoria
H
Victoria, TX

University of Houston Victoria

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,189enrollment
  • $9,657net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Howard College
H
Big Spring, TX

Howard College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,050enrollment
  • $6,228net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Howard Payne University
H
Brownwood, TX

Howard Payne University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 931enrollment
  • $24,515net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA