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228 Colleges
65,157 Yearly Graduations
$43,096 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,920 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Texas ranked #3 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 65,157 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Texas is $10,774 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $15,167 a year.

An estimated 51% of college students in Texas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,230 per year.

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Public Public vs. Private
5,133 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. It takes the average UT Arlington undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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.

37% of UT Arlington students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,511 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UT Arlington with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
2,336 Yearly Degrees
$9,773 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,294 students at TTUHSC in total, 1,478 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,198 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $68,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,562 Yearly Degrees
$11,117 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is 5,317, of which 671 students are undergraduates and of those, 547 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

UTHealth has a 0.5% 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 $66,200 during the early-career years.

#4

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,475 Yearly Degrees
$11,361 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 68,726 students at Texas A&M College Station in total, 53,791 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 47,667 are full-time. For undergraduates at Texas A&M College Station, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

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.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Texas A&M College Station is $48,600.

#5

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,410 Yearly Degrees
$7,926 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Texas Woman’s University is 15,886, of which 10,598 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,040 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at TWU is 4.6 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 11% are men and 89% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,458 a year. TWU has a 6.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TWU is $40,400.

#6

Vista College

El Paso, Texas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,368 Yearly Degrees
$15,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,482 full-time undergraduates at Vista College, and 3,482 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,758 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,400 during the early-career years.

#7

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,306 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.

14% of North Harris Montgomery students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Harris Montgomery is $30,300.

Public Public vs. Private
1,300 Yearly Degrees
$7,707 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is 3,386, of which 808 students are undergraduates and of those, 730 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

UT Health San Antonio has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT Health San Antonio is $62,500.

Public Public vs. Private
1,212 Yearly Degrees
$8,665 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,354 students at UTMB Galveston in total, 786 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 591 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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 UTMB Galveston with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $68,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,127 Yearly Degrees
$3,240 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at San Jacinto Community College is 32,452, which includes 9,244 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 4% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $2,990 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,500 during the early-career years.

#11

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,045 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.

Public Public vs. Private
999 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UT Austin is 4.4 years.

About 36% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% 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. UT Austin has a 2.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

Public Public vs. Private
863 Yearly Degrees
$8,961 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas at El Paso is 25,177, of which 21,427 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,858 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UTEP is 4.8 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,465 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
844 Yearly Degrees
$8,132 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,965 undergraduates at UT Rio Grande Valley, of which 19,922 are full-time, and there are 29,113 students altogether. It takes the average UT Rio Grande Valley undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

22% of UT Rio Grande Valley students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,790 a year. UT Rio Grande Valley has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UT Rio Grande Valley with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
787 Yearly Degrees
$3,816 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tyler Junior College is 12,323, which includes 6,020 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

43% of Tyler Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,165 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Tyler Junior College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
741 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,684 full-time undergraduates at CHCP - Northwest, and 1,684 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,850 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CHCP - Northwest is $25,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
739 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Houston is 989, which includes 989 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

71% of PMI Houston students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,103 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
733 Yearly Degrees

There are 981 full-time undergraduates at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio, and 1,756 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 87% of students at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,597 a year. Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio has a 8.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio is $42,200.

#19

Tarrant County College District

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

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

11% of Tarrant County College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#20

Baylor University

Waco, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
699 Yearly Degrees
$47,364 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Baylor University is 18,033, of which 14,108 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,906 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Baylor. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 39%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Baylor take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,254 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Baylor with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
694 Yearly Degrees
$8,742 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Texas at Tyler is 9,617, of which 6,995 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,764 are full-time. For undergraduates at UT Tyler, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,624 a year. UT Tyler has a 6.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UT Tyler with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
669 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.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,000 during the early-career years.

#23

Houston Community College

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

There are 56,151 students at Houston Community College in total, 16,397 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Houston Community College is $28,200.

#24

University of Houston

Houston, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
642 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%. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,369 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UH with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

El Paso Community College

El Paso, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
599 Yearly Degrees
$3,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 29,080 students at El Paso Community College in total, 8,760 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,591 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from El Paso Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Texas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 The University of Texas at Dallas 580
27 University of North Texas Health Science Center 579
28 University of the Incarnate Word 578
29 Southwest University at El Paso 565
30 Collin County Community College District 545
31 Texas State University 537
32 MSU Texas 528
33 Amarillo College 506
34 Concorde Career College - Grand Prairie 481
35 RGV Careers 475
36 Lamar University 468
37 Del Mar College 466
38 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 462
39 Concorde Career College - Dallas 454
40 Alvin Community College 444
41 Concorde Career College - San Antonio 443
42 Parker University 435
43 The University of Texas at San Antonio 428
44 Texas State Technical College 425
45 Sam Houston State University 418
46 Texas Christian University 411
47 The College of Health Care Professions - Southwest Houston 408
48 San Antonio College 401
49 Cedar Valley College 399
49 Weatherford College 399
49 Navarro College 399
52 PCI Health Training Center 397
53 Baptist Health System School of Health Professions 386
54 McLennan Community College 384
55 St Philip’s College 374
56 Stephen F Austin State University 371
57 Pima Medical Institute - El Paso 362
58 El Centro College 361
59 The College of Health Care Professions - Fort Worth 354
60 Central Texas College 343
61 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 342
62 West Texas A&M University 338
63 Chamberlain University - Texas 320
64 Coastal Bend College 314
65 Laredo Community College 313
66 Galveston College 311
67 The College of Health Care Professions - McAllen Campus 310
68 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen 309
69 Remington College - Dallas Campus 290
70 The College of Health Care Professions - Austin 286
71 The College of Health Care Professions - San Antonio 283
71 Southern Careers Institute - Pharr 283
73 Blinn College 282
74 Tarleton State University 281
75 Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (SW Military Drive) 279
76 University of Mary Hardin - Baylor 274
77 Temple College 271
78 University of North Texas 267
79 Vernon College 266
80 Baylor College of Medicine 250
80 Prairie View A & M University 250
82 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - El Paso 249
83 Texas Southern University 242
84 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Brownsville 241
85 Abilene Christian University 240
86 Lamar State College - Orange 235
87 Wharton County Junior College 233
88 North Central Texas College 231
89 Angelina College 228
90 Paris Junior College 221
90 Grayson College 221
92 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Weslaco 216
92 Panola College 216
94 Fortis Institute - Houston 213
95 Southern Careers Institute - Harlingen 210
96 CyberTex Institute of Technology 205
97 Remington College - Fort Worth Campus 201
98 University of Houston - Clear Lake 200
99 Remington College - North Houston Campus 198
100 Southern Careers Institute - Corpus Christi 196
101 Howard College 195
102 Arlington Career Institute 193
103 Brookhaven College 191
104 Northeast Texas Community College 190
105 Victoria College 187
105 Fortis College - Houston 187
105 Southern Careers Institute - San Antonio (NW Loop) 187
108 Trinity Valley Community College 186
109 Kilgore College 183
110 Odessa College 181
110 Southern Careers Institute - Brownsville 181
112 South Plains College 180
113 College of the Mainland 178
114 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 173
115 Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies 172
116 Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health 166
117 Remington College - Houston Southeast Campus 161
118 West Coast University - Dallas 160
119 Altierus Career College - Bissonnet 158
120 South Texas Training Center 153
121 Southwest Texas Junior College 152
122 Midland College 150
123 Astrodome Career Centers 148
124 Angelo State University 141
124 Cisco College 141
126 Texas Wesleyan University 140
127 Lee College 135
128 Texarkana College 133
128 Lamar Institute of Technology 133
130 Lubbock Christian University 131
131 Western Technical College 129
132 Vista College - Online 128
133 Texas Health School 127
134 Northwest Vista College 126
135 Southern Careers Institute - Austin 119
136 Northwest Educational Center 118
137 Houston Baptist University 116
138 Dallas Nursing Institute 111
139 Lamson Institute 108
140 Florida Career College - Houston Campus 106
141 The Healthcare Institute 104
142 Concordia University, Texas 102
143 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Corpus Christi 101
144 Vet Tech Institute of Houston 99
144 Lamar State College - Port Arthur 99
146 The College of Health Care Professions - South San Antonio 97
147 Schreiner University 95
148 Texas A&M International University 94
148 Texas A&M University - Kingsville 94
150 Eastfield College 88
151 Southern Methodist University 85
152 Hill College 84
152 Quest College 84
154 CCI Training Center, Arlington 82
155 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 75
155 Our Lady of the Lake University 75
155 Palo Alto College 75
155 Peloton College 75
159 Brazosport College 72
159 Hardin - Simmons University 72
161 University of Houston - Downtown 64
162 Ranger College 61
163 South University, Austin 60
163 Texas Tech University 60
163 Clarendon College 60
166 Texas A & M University - Central Texas 59
167 AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine 57
168 Texas A&M University - Commerce 53
169 Western Technical College 52
170 Cortiva Institute, Texas 51
170 Saint Edward’s University 51
172 Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc 49
172 Peloton College 49
172 Milan Institute-Amarillo 49
175 LeTourneau University 48
176 Avenue Five Institute 47
177 Southwestern Adventist University 43
178 The College of Health Care Professions - Dallas 42
179 Mountain View College 38
180 Hands on Therapy 37
180 American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med 37
182 Texas Health and Science University 36
183 Milan Institute-San Antonio Ingram 35
184 Southwest School of Business and Technical Careers-San Antonio 34
184 Texas Lutheran University 34
184 Houston International College Cardiotech Ultrasound School 34
184 Wayland Baptist University 34
184 Trinity University 34
189 University of St. Thomas 32
190 East Texas Baptist University 27
191 Austin College 23
192 Texas Healthtech Institute 22
192 Southeast Texas Career Institute 22
192 St. Mary’s University 22
192 Hallmark University 22
196 Carrington College, Mesquite 21
197 Frank Phillips College 18
197 University of Houston - Victoria 18
199 Texas A&M University - Texarkana 15
200 University of Phoenix - Texas 13
201 Southwestern Assemblies of God University 12
201 American InterContinental University - Houston 12
203 National American University - Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School 11
204 University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler 10
205 The Vocational Nursing Institute Inc 9
205 Dallas Baptist University 9
207 Strayer University - Texas 8
207 Western Texas College 8
207 The King’s University 8
207 Texas A&M University - San Antonio 8
207 University of North Texas at Dallas 8
212 International Business College - El Paso 6
212 Criswell College 6
214 Paul Quinn College 5
214 International Business College - El Paso 5
214 McMurry University 5
217 Howard Payne University 4
217 DeVry University - Texas 4
219 Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf 3
219 Interactive College of Technology - Pasadena 3
221 Interactive College of Technology 2
222 Sul Ross State University 1
223 National American University - Killeen 0
223 PCCenter 0
223 Southern Careers Institute - Waco 0
223 Arizona College - Dallas 0
223 Pima Medical Institute - San Antonio 0
223 M T Training Center 0

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