Texas Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in Texas

There are 53 private colleges and universities in Texas enrolling 131,302 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Texas private colleges.


53 results

Baylor University
B
Waco, TX
Baylor University

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

 

  • 19,297enrollment
  • $40,133net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.74Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Rice University
R
Houston, TX
Rice University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,643enrollment
  • $19,215net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Texas Christian University
T
Fort Worth, TX
Texas Christian University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 11,379enrollment
  • $40,220net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Southern Methodist University
S
Dallas, TX
Southern Methodist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Texas

  • 12,373enrollment
  • $41,444net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

University of Dallas
D
Irving, TX
University of Dallas

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 2,489enrollment
  • $27,450net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1350SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.9Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Abilene Christian University
A
Abilene, TX
Abilene Christian University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 5,291enrollment
  • $28,725net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

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

Dallas Baptist University
D
Dallas, TX
Dallas Baptist University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 4,247enrollment
  • $26,062net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 980-1200SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

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

University of St Thomas
S
Houston, TX
University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,692enrollment
  • $19,940net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

University of Mary Hardin Baylor
M
Belton, TX
University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,876enrollment
  • $27,629net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

St. Mary's University
S
San Antonio, TX
St. Mary's University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,458enrollment
  • $18,827net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg Weighted GPA

Austin College
A
Sherman, TX
Austin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Texas

  • 1,302enrollment
  • $24,085net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Southwestern University
S
Georgetown, TX
Southwestern University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,506enrollment
  • $29,830net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Paul Quinn College
P
HBCU
Dallas, TX
Paul Quinn College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 468enrollment
  • $14,237net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 855-1015SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

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

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