26 Best Rated Texas Colleges with High Acceptance Rates

2022 Texas Colleges : 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 Texas 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 Texas colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in Texas.


26 results

The University of Texas at Dallas
T
Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Value Colleges in Texas

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

Dallas Baptist University
D
Dallas, TX
Dallas Baptist University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

99% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Private Colleges in Texas

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

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Private Colleges in Texas

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

Wayland Baptist University
W
Plainview, TX
Wayland Baptist University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

81% Acceptance Rate

#12 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 4,062enrollment
  • $25,220net price
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

92% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,781enrollment
  • $11,658net price
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due May 30

Texas State University
T
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#7 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 37,812enrollment
  • $13,750net price
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.38Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

84% Acceptance Rate

#8 Best Public Universities in Texas

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

Applications Due Mar 15

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
T
Odessa, TX
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#9 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 5,530enrollment
  • $7,424net price
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.16Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

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

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Public Universities in Texas

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

Hardin Simmons University
H
Abilene, TX
Hardin Simmons University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

91% Acceptance Rate

#17 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 2,128enrollment
  • $21,567net price
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Lubbock Christian University
L
Lubbock, TX
Lubbock Christian University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

97% Acceptance Rate

#18 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,664enrollment
  • $24,745net price
  • 970-1163SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

University of the Incarnate Word
t
San Antonio, TX
University of the Incarnate Word

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

97% Acceptance Rate

#19 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 7,917enrollment
  • $23,041net price
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#20 Best Private Colleges in Texas

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

Applications Due Jun 15

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 10,820enrollment
  • $14,294net price
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

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

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Public Universities in Texas

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

Applications Due Jun 1

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

92% Acceptance Rate

#16 Best Public Universities in Texas

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

Applications Due Aug 1

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

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

94% Acceptance Rate

#19 Best Public Universities in Texas

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

Applications Due Jun 1

Texas A & M University Kingsville
T
Kingsville, TX
Texas A & M University Kingsville

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#20 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 6,932enrollment
  • $13,466net price
  • 920-1090SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1