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162 Colleges
14,341 Yearly Graduations
$46,383 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,807 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, Texas is ranked #3 in the country with 14,341 degrees handed out in 2019. Texas colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,596 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,777 per year.

An estimated 46% of college students in Texas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,202 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
1,486 Yearly Degrees
$13,442 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 29,543 students at UT Dallas in total, 20,996 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,943 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at UT Dallas is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,417 a year. UT Dallas has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UT Dallas with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
710 Yearly Degrees
$10,824 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 51,090 students at UT Austin in total, 40,163 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 37,515 are full-time. For undergraduates at UT Austin, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 36%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

43% of UT Austin students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,233 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT Austin is $46,000.

Public Public vs. Private
677 Yearly Degrees
$11,040 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 48,635 students at UT Arlington in total, 34,820 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,441 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,511 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,100 during the early-career years.

#4

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
662 Yearly Degrees
$11,361 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas A&M University - College Station is 68,726, of which 53,791 students are undergraduates and of those, 47,667 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Texas A&M College Station. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

Roughly 32% of students at Texas A&M College Station take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,863 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Texas A&M College Station with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $48,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

University of Houston

Houston, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
582 Yearly Degrees
$9,221 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Houston is 46,148, of which 38,597 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,368 are full-time. For undergraduates at UH, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

39% of UH students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,369 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,100 during the early-career years.

#6

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
553 Yearly Degrees
$3,402 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 50,519 students at Tarrant County College in total, 13,560 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at Tarrant County College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,858 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
451 Yearly Degrees
$8,262 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 28,275 undergraduates at UTSA, of which 22,414 are full-time, and there are 32,594 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

54% of UTSA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,633 a year. UTSA has a 6.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,600 during the early-career years.

#8

El Centro College

Dallas, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
394 Yearly Degrees
$3,330 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,947 students at El Centro College in total, 2,005 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from El Centro College is $25,800.

#9

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
392 Yearly Degrees
$11,044 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,159 undergraduates at UNT, of which 26,055 are full-time, and there are 39,336 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNT is 4.6 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

51% of UNT students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,744 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNT is $37,600.

#10

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
360 Yearly Degrees
$4,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at South Texas College is 33,054, which includes 11,080 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

4% of South Texas College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $1,925 a year.

Students who graduate from South Texas College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
355 Yearly Degrees
$3,240 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,244 full-time undergraduates at San Jacinto College, and 32,452 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

4% of San Jacinto College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,990 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from San Jacinto College is $30,500.

#12

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
338 Yearly Degrees
$10,581 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas State University is 38,187, of which 33,917 students are undergraduates and of those, 27,923 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Texas State is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,833 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Texas State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
301 Yearly Degrees
$9,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,125 undergraduates at Texas Tech, of which 28,062 are full-time, and there are 38,742 students altogether. It takes the average Texas Tech undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

44% of Texas Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,237 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
301 Yearly Degrees
$10,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,939 full-time undergraduates at Austin Community College District, and 41,056 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

58% of Austin Community College District students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,411 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Austin Community College District with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
285 Yearly Degrees
$56,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,710 undergraduates at SMU, of which 6,519 are full-time, and there are 11,824 students altogether. SMU has a freshman retention rate of 91%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 49% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 25% of students at SMU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,927 a year. SMU has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SMU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $54,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
242 Yearly Degrees
$5,877 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas State Technical College is 10,720, which includes 4,536 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at TSTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,026 a year. TSTC has a 8.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Public Public vs. Private
212 Yearly Degrees
$7,310 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Houston - Clear Lake is 9,082, of which 6,439 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,358 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 23% of students at UH Clear Lake take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,989 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UH Clear Lake is $44,500.

#17

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
212 Yearly Degrees
$4,244 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 74,300 students at North Harris Montgomery in total, 20,312 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at North Harris Montgomery take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,726 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from North Harris Montgomery with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Rice University

Houston, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
211 Yearly Degrees
$49,112 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rice University is 7,282, of which 3,989 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,942 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Rice is 97%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Only 16% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 15% of students at Rice take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,531 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Rice with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $56,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$3,004 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,760 full-time undergraduates at Collin County Community College District, and 35,132 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,042 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,800 during the early-career years.

#21

Richland College

Dallas, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$3,330 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Richland College is 20,548, which includes 4,195 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 8% of students at Richland College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,836 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

#22

Houston Community College

Houston, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
185 Yearly Degrees
$4,152 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Houston Community College is 56,151, which includes 16,397 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at Houston Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,397 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,200 during the early-career years.

#23

San Antonio College

San Antonio, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
171 Yearly Degrees
$6,690 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,499 students at San Antonio College in total, 4,406 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

6% of San Antonio College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,517 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from San Antonio College is $26,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
159 Yearly Degrees

There are 596 students at Southern Careers Institute - Austin in total, 596 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 32 to 1.

Roughly 73% of students at Southern Careers Institute - Austin take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,677 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southern Careers Institute - Austin with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$8,958 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,109 students at Texas A&M Commerce in total, 8,390 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,177 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Texas A&M Commerce is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 35%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Texas A&M Commerce take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,661 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Texas A&M Commerce is $34,500.

Other Texas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Texas A&M University - Kingsville 145
27 Brookhaven College 141
28 The University of Texas at El Paso 134
29 Northwest Vista College 130
30 Amarillo College 121
31 North Lake College 113
32 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 108
32 Hallmark University 108
34 University of Houston - Downtown 106
35 Laredo Community College 103
36 Tyler Junior College 95
37 Tarleton State University 93
38 Vista College 91
39 Texas Christian University 85
40 El Paso Community College 83
40 Sam Houston State University 83
42 University of Dallas 82
42 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 82
44 Palo Alto College 79
44 Angelo State University 79
46 Central Texas College 78
47 Mountain View College 75
48 Lamar University 70
49 The University of Texas at Tyler 66
50 Baylor University 64
51 North Central Texas College 63
52 Prairie View A & M University 62
53 Stephen F Austin State University 58
54 Grayson College 57
55 Texas A & M University - Central Texas 55
56 Lee College 48
57 Western Technical College 47
57 CyberTex Institute of Technology 47
57 University of Houston - Victoria 47
60 Western Texas College 46
60 Strayer University - Texas 46
62 CCI Training Center, Arlington 44
63 Texas Southern University 43
64 North American University 41
65 South Plains College 39
65 Texas Woman’s University 39
65 DeVry University - Texas 39
65 Trinity Valley Community College 39
69 Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (NW Loop) 38
70 MSU Texas 37
70 University of Mary Hardin - Baylor 37
72 Saint Edward’s University 36
73 St Philip’s College 35
74 Odessa College 34
75 Eastfield College 33
76 Panola College 32
77 Dallas Baptist University 31
77 Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville 31
79 Trinity University 30
80 Blinn College 29
81 Lamar State College - Orange 28
81 University of the Incarnate Word 28
81 McLennan Community College 28
84 College of the Mainland 27
84 Howard College 27
86 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 26
87 Coastal Bend College 25
87 St. Mary’s University 25
89 Our Lady of the Lake University 23
89 The Art Institute of Dallas 23
91 Vernon College 22
92 Alvin Community College 21
92 West Texas A&M University 21
94 Brazosport College 20
95 The Art Institute of Houston 19
95 Temple College 19
97 The Art Institute of San Antonio 18
97 Professional Career Training Institute 18
99 Abilene Christian University 17
99 Southern Careers Institute - Pharr 17
101 Kilgore College 16
101 Paris Junior College 16
101 Weatherford College 16
104 Texas A&M International University 15
104 Hill College 15
104 Altierus Career College - Bissonnet 15
104 Navarro College 15
108 American InterContinental University - Houston 14
109 Texarkana College 13
109 Wharton County Junior College 13
111 Austin College 12
112 LeTourneau University 11
112 Midland College 11
114 Victoria College 10
114 Cedar Valley College 10
114 Sul Ross State University 10
117 Southwestern University 9
117 Lamar State College - Port Arthur 9
117 Concordia University, Texas 9
120 Angelina College 8
120 Peloton College 8
120 Texas Lutheran University 8
120 Careers Institute of America 8
120 International Business College - El Paso 8
125 University of Phoenix - Texas 7
125 Lamar Institute of Technology 7
125 University of St. Thomas 7
125 Schreiner University 7
125 The Art Institute of Austin 7
125 Texas A&M University - San Antonio 7
131 Huston - Tillotson University 6
131 Lubbock Christian University 6
131 Galveston College 6
131 Remington College - Dallas Campus 6
131 Texas Wesleyan University 6
131 Remington College - Fort Worth Campus 6
131 Southwestern Adventist University 6
138 Southwest Texas Junior College 5
138 Parker University 5
140 Howard Payne University 4
140 Texas A&M University - Texarkana 4
142 The College of Health Care Professions - Southwest Houston 3
142 Hardin - Simmons University 3
142 Vista College - Online 3
142 Cisco College 3
142 University of North Texas at Dallas 3
142 Texas College 3
142 Northeast Lakeview College 3
142 PCCenter 3
150 McMurry University 2
150 Florida Career College - Houston Campus 2
152 Northeast Texas Community College 1
152 South University, Austin 1
154 MediaTech Institute - Houston 0
154 Wade College 0
154 MediaTech Institute - Dallas 0
154 Southwest University at El Paso 0
154 Houston Baptist University 0
154 International Business College - El Paso 0
154 Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf 0
154 Peloton College 0
154 Wayland Baptist University 0

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