Texas Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in Texas

There are 100 public colleges and universities in Texas enrolling 1,455,165 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

#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

Texas A & M University College Station
T
College Station, TX
Texas A & M University College Station

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#18 Best Public Universities in America

  • 70,418enrollment
  • $19,906net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

6 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

Texas Tech University
T
Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 40,322enrollment
  • $15,452net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Houston
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 47,090enrollment
  • $14,480net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

University of North Texas
N
Denton, TX
University of North Texas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 40,953enrollment
  • $13,781net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.46Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

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

  • 28,669enrollment
  • $11,185net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1450SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.78Estimated Avg GPA

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

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 48,072enrollment
  • $15,220net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.43Estimated Avg GPA

Sam Houston State University
S
Huntsville, TX
Sam Houston State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 21,912enrollment
  • $13,904net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 970-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.25Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

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

Houston Community College
H
Houston, TX
Houston Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 48,329enrollment
  • $4,118net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Texas Southern University
T
HBCU
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 7,015enrollment
  • $13,481net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 30

Stephen F Austin State University
S
Nacogdoches, TX
Stephen F Austin State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 12,620enrollment
  • $12,649net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Tarleton State University
T
Stephenville, TX
Tarleton State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 14,016enrollment
  • $15,181net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 31

Prairie View A & M University
P
HBCU
Prairie View, TX
Prairie View A & M University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#26 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,248enrollment
  • $13,794net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 870-1040SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Blinn College
B
Brenham, TX
Blinn College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 18,220enrollment
  • $12,530net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Lone Star College System
L
The Woodlands, TX
Lone Star College System

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 70,109enrollment
  • $8,633net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Texas Woman's University
T
Denton, TX
Texas Woman's University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#19 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 16,433enrollment
  • $10,087net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1043-1140SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1