The Most Popular Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in Texas

Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

CollegeSimply has compiled this list of four-year colleges in Texas that have acceptance rates over 75%. These are schools that 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 colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in Texas.


51 results

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

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 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

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

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

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#22 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 34,734enrollment
  • $10,934net price
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 18-26ACT 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

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

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

Prairie View A & M University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#26 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,400enrollment
  • $13,794net price
  • 840-1050SAT range
  • 18-20ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

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

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

Lamar University
L
Beaumont, TX

Lamar University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#24 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 16,320enrollment
  • $11,116net price
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg 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

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

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

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 Houston Downtown
H
Houston, TX

University of Houston Downtown

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

95% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 15,077enrollment
  • $12,087net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Midwestern State University
M
Wichita Falls, TX

Midwestern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

95% Acceptance Rate

#18 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 5,797enrollment
  • $10,094net price
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.2Estimated Avg GPA

Paul Quinn College
P
HBCU
Dallas, TX

Paul Quinn College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

87% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 384enrollment
  • $14,237net price
  • 855-1015SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Saint Edward's University
S
Austin, TX

Saint Edward's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

92% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,577enrollment
  • $30,072net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.53Estimated Avg GPA