Texas Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in Texas

There are 100 public colleges and universities in Texas enrolling 1,424,183 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with Texas state residency.  Texas is home to popular public schools like The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A & M University College Station and Texas Tech University.


100 results

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

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in America

  • 51,832enrollment
  • $15,502net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Texas A & M University College Station
T
College Station, TX
Texas A & M University College Station

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 68,679enrollment
  • $19,237net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.68*Avg GPA
Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,644enrollment
  • $13,178net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA
Texas Tech University
T
Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,209enrollment
  • $16,463net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1260SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.49*Avg GPA
University of Houston
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 46,324enrollment
  • $13,212net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1310SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA
University of North Texas
N
Denton, TX
University of North Texas

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 38,241enrollment
  • $14,020net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46*Avg GPA
The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Texas

  • 28,755enrollment
  • $10,455net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1460SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
The University of Texas at Arlington
T
Arlington, TX
The University of Texas at Arlington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 47,899enrollment
  • $14,445net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.43*Avg GPA
Sam Houston State University
S
Huntsville, TX
Sam Houston State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 21,213enrollment
  • $13,055net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 990-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.25*Avg GPA
The University of Texas at San Antonio
T
San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#19 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 32,264enrollment
  • $13,168net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.36*Avg GPA
Houston Community College
H
Houston, TX
Houston Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 57,200enrollment
  • $4,686net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Texas Southern University
T
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#27 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $14,540net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1000SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA
Stephen F Austin State University
S
Nacogdoches, TX
Stephen F Austin State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#17 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 13,144enrollment
  • $12,866net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA
Tarleton State University
T
Stephenville, TX
Tarleton State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 13,109enrollment
  • $14,631net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA
Prairie View A & M University
P
Prairie View, TX
Prairie View A & M University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#26 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,516enrollment
  • $13,460net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 870-1040SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA
Blinn College
B
Brenham, TX
Blinn College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 21,623enrollment
  • $13,400net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Lone Star College System
L
The Woodlands, TX
Lone Star College System

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 73,499enrollment
  • $8,401net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Texas Woman's University
T
Denton, TX
Texas Woman's University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 15,518enrollment
  • $9,830net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA