The Best Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in Texas

Top Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

Getting into a good college doesn't need to be difficult. There are many colleges that are highly rated yet accept most students who apply. These four-year colleges all have acceptance rates over 75%. You will have an easy time getting accepted if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. These are colleges ranked by using the methodology for the CollegeSimply.com Best Colleges rankings.

See also, popular colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in Texas.


29 results

The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX

The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

87% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Value Colleges in Texas

  • 29,696enrollment
  • $11,185net price
  • 1220-1450SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.78Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

The University of Texas at Tyler
T
Tyler, TX
 

The University of Texas at Tyler

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

94% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,687enrollment
  • $11,658net price
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 24

Dallas Baptist University
D
Dallas, TX

Dallas Baptist University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

94% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 4,340enrollment
  • $26,062net price
  • 940-1200SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

St. Mary's University
S
San Antonio, TX

St. Mary's University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#12 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,432enrollment
  • $18,827net price
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of St Thomas
S
Houston, TX

University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

98% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,877enrollment
  • $19,940net price
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Wayland Baptist University
W
Plainview, TX

Wayland Baptist University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

81% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,508enrollment
  • $25,220net price
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

McMurry University
M
Abilene, TX

McMurry University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#15 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,145enrollment
  • $20,963net price
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Lubbock Christian University
L
Lubbock, TX

Lubbock Christian University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

95% Acceptance Rate

#17 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,661enrollment
  • $24,745net price
  • 940-1186SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

University of North Texas
N
Denton, TX

University of North Texas

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

81% Acceptance Rate

#9 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 42,441enrollment
  • $13,781net price
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.46Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Houston Baptist University
H
Houston, TX

Houston Baptist University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#19 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 4,120enrollment
  • $18,782net price
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

The University of Texas at Arlington
T
Arlington, TX

The University of Texas at Arlington

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 45,949enrollment
  • $15,220net price
  • 1000-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.43Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Hardin Simmons University
H
Abilene, TX

Hardin Simmons University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

95% Acceptance Rate

#21 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,937enrollment
  • $21,567net price
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

University of the Incarnate Word
T
San Antonio, TX

University of the Incarnate Word

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

94% Acceptance Rate

#22 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 7,508enrollment
  • $23,041net price
  • 920-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
T
Corpus Christi, TX

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

91% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 10,762enrollment
  • $14,294net price
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Texas Woman's University
T
Denton, TX

Texas Woman's University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

96% Acceptance Rate

#12 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 16,338enrollment
  • $10,087net price
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

University of Mary Hardin Baylor
M
Belton, TX

University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

99% Acceptance Rate

#23 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,732enrollment
  • $27,629net price
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Sam Houston State University
S
Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

97% Acceptance Rate

#15 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 21,612enrollment
  • $13,904net price
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.25Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Stephen F Austin State University
S
Nacogdoches, TX

Stephen F Austin State University

Public 4 Year

8 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#16 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 12,000enrollment
  • $12,649net price
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Estimated Avg GPA