List of 16 best universities in Houston, TX

We ranked 16 best universities in Houston based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 17.3M citations received by 344K publications made by 16 universities in Houston, measured the popularity of 482 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. Rice University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Average SAT
    1520
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $20,335
  2. University of Houston logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Average SAT
    1225
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    87%
  3. Baylor College of Medicine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    1,586
    Male:Female
    43:57
    Founded
    1900
  4. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center logo
    Enrollment
    376
    Male:Female
    22:78
    Founded
    1941
  5. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    5,317
    Male:Female
    29:71
    Founded
    1972
  6. University of Houston - Clear Lake logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Average SAT
    1105
    Average ACT
    21
    Receiving Aid
    64%
  7. Texas Southern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    91%
    Average SAT
    920
    Average ACT
    17
    Receiving Aid
    95%
  8. University of Houston - Downtown logo
    Acceptance Rate
    89%
    Average SAT
    1000
    Average ACT
    18
    Receiving Aid
    83%
  9. Houston Baptist University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Average SAT
    1100
    Average ACT
    22
    Net Price
    $20,436
  10. University of St Thomas - Texas logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Average SAT
    1151
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $19,544
  11. South Texas College of Law Houston logo
    Acceptance Rate
    61%
    Enrollment
    975
    Male:Female
    45:55
    Founded
    1923
  12. Enrollment
    104
    Male:Female
    28:72
  13. Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $15,242
    Receiving Aid
    79%
    Average Aid
    $4,050
  14. College of Biblical Studies - Houston logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $16,385
    Receiving Aid
    67%
    Average Aid
    $4,521
  15. Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $27,802
    Receiving Aid
    82%
    Average Aid
    $5,039
  16. Enrollment
    140
    Male:Female
    39:61

Universities near Houston

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
24North American University2060
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Stafford, Texas
25Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc1668
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Pasadena, Texas
62Grace School of Theology2366
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Conroe, Texas
69Prairie View A&M University450
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Prairie View, Texas
74Texas A&M University at Galveston745
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Galveston, Texas
77University of Texas Medical Branch178
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Galveston, Texas
79Brazosport College2069
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Lake Jackson, Texas
107Sam Houston State University324
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Huntsville, Texas
130Lamar University394
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Beaumont, Texas
132Texas A&M University - College Station37
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College Station, Texas