Colleges and Universities in Texas

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Austin, Texas
$33.842 Public 40%
2
College Station, Texas
$25.126 Public 69%
3
San Marcos, Texas
$17.264 Public 75%
4
Denton, Texas
$17.241 Public 60%
5
Lubbock, Texas
$19.772 Public 79%
6
Houston, Texas
$16.897 Public 58%
7
San Antonio, Texas
$16.031 Public 73%
8
The Woodlands, Texas
$3.448 Public 0%
9
Houston, Texas
$3.754 Public 0%
10
Fort Worth, Texas
$4.920 Public 0%
11
Arlington, Texas
$17.374 Public 60%
12
Huntsville, Texas
$15.518 Public 65%
13
El Paso, Texas
$19.175 Public 100%
14
Waco, Texas
$35.972 Private Non-Profit 57%
15
Edinburg, Texas
$13.669 Public 62%
16
McAllen, Texas
$7.260 Public 0%
17
El Paso, Texas
$3.654 Public 0%
18
Austin, Texas
$9.870 Public 0%
19
McKinney, Texas
$4.054 Public 0%
20
Nacogdoches, Texas
$19.032 Public 57%
21
Brenham, Texas
$6.120 Public 0%
22
Richardson, Texas
$26.038 Public 59%
23
Pasadena, Texas
$3.496 Public 0%
24
Fort Worth, Texas
$36.590 Private Non-Profit 47%
25
Stephenville, Texas
$14.352 Public 57%
26
Beaumont, Texas
$15.925 Public 77%
27
Corpus Christi, Texas
$15.668 Public 93%
28
Houston, Texas
$16.887 Public 91%
29
Tyler, Texas
$4.362 Public 0%
30
Kingsville, Texas
$17.560 Public 88%
31
Prairie View, Texas
$15.350 Public 42%
32
Denton, Texas
$17.965 Public 86%
33
Brownsville, Texas
$14.834 Public 0%
34
Dallas, Texas
$43.800 Private Non-Profit 51%
35
Houston, Texas
$18.566 Public 45%
36
San Antonio, Texas
$10.822 Public 0%
37
Killeen, Texas
$5.550 Public 0%
38
Canyon, Texas
$7.220 Public 74%
39
Commerce, Texas
$17.203 Public 68%
40
San Angelo, Texas
$15.055 Public 80%
41
Dallas, Texas
$4.590 Public 0%
42
Corsicana, Texas
$4.252 Public 0%
43
San Antonio, Texas
$24.790 Private Non-Profit 93%
44
Levelland, Texas
$2.977 Public 0%
45
Waco, Texas
$4.560 Public 0%
46
Tyler, Texas
$17.842 Public 82%
47
Gainesville, Texas
$3.720 Public 0%
48
San Antonio, Texas
$10.822 Public 0%
49
Laredo, Texas
$14.314 Public 48%
50
Wichita Falls, Texas
$9.615 Public 72%

Education in Texas

As of June 2014, 22.79 of Texas’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 6.44, four-year graduates – 17.51 and Master graduates – 6.24 of the Texas population.

Education of Texas

As of June 2014, the Texas’s average income per capita is 25809, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 51563. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 4.7 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 40.5. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 8.25 and 0 respectively.

Cost of living in Texas

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Texas makes 90, with the cost of food being 89.6 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 97. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 81. The index of Texas’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 96. The average transportation costs make 97, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 95 points.

Air pollution and health in Texas

Texas’s index of air quality is 63.8 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 71 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 93 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 211 and the health cost index is lower compared to the average US index.

Climate in Texas

Texas’s annual rainfall is 33.8 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 1.9, while the United States in general get 25. There are 70 days with measurable precipitation, and 235 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 94.8 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 36 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 27 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov