48 Popular Texas Colleges with High Acceptance Rates

2022 Texas Colleges : Easy to Get Into

CollegeSimply has compiled this list of four-year Texas colleges that have acceptance rates over 75%. These are schools where you have a very high chance of getting into if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. Acceptance isn't guaranteed, but they are good candidates for your list of safety schools. These colleges are ranked by popularity of views on CollegeSimply.com.

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


48 results

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 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

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

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

The University of Texas at San Antonio
T
San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

84% Acceptance Rate

#21 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 34,742enrollment
  • $10,934net price
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.36Estimated Avg 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

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

#26 Best Public Universities in Texas

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

Applications Due Jun 1

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

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

Lamar University
L
Beaumont, TX
Lamar University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

83% Acceptance Rate

#23 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 16,637enrollment
  • $11,116net price
  • 943-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

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 St Thomas
S
Houston, TX
University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

96% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,692enrollment
  • $19,940net price
  • -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

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

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

University of Houston Downtown
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston Downtown

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 15,239enrollment
  • $12,087net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Angelo State University
A
San Angelo, TX
Angelo State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#24 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 10,775enrollment
  • $12,420net price
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 11

Saint Edward's University
S
Austin, TX
Saint Edward's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

91% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,591enrollment
  • $30,072net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.53Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1