List of 100 best universities in Texas

We ranked 100 best universities in Texas based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 49.7M citations received by 1.14M publications made by 119 universities in Texas, measured the popularity of 2,865 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
67%
#2 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1275
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
76%
#3 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,335
#4 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
87%
#5 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
1,586
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1900
#6 in Texas
Enrollment
376
Male:Female
22:78
Founded
1941
#7 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1165
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
78%
#8 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
2,299
Male:Female
48:52
Founded
1943
#9 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
82%
#10 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
78%
#11 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$38,372
#12 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
47%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$40,404
#13 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
90%
#14 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,317
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1972
#15 in Texas
Enrollment
3,354
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1891
#16 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
83%
#17 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
86%
Average Aid
$8,906
Enrollment
25,177
#18 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
3,386
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1959
#19 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
76%
#20 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
47%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,509
#21 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
86%
#22 in Texas
Enrollment
5,294
Male:Female
26:74
Founded
1969
#23 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
29%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$30,505
#24 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
82%
#25 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
93%
#26 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
955
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
91%
#27 in Texas
Enrollment
2,237
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1970
#28 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
86%
#29 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
71%
#30 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1123
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$27,883
#31 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
90%
#32 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
88%
#33 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
64%
#34 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
920
Average ACT
17
Receiving Aid
95%
#35 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$19,528
#36 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
85%
#37 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
91%
#38 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
90%
#39 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
83%
#40 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
87%
#41 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$27,757
#42 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
97%
#43 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1153
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$28,214
#44 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$26,761
#45 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
94%
#46 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$24,481
#47 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
69%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1962
#48 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$27,237
#49 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
93%
#50 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1009
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
94%
#51 in Texas
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1037
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
91%
#52 in Texas
#1029 in North America
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$20,436
#53 in Texas
#1037 in North America
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$23,824
#54 in Texas
#1042 in North America
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$18,012
#55 in Texas
#1057 in North America
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1151
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$19,544
#56 in Texas
#1103 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Average ACT
17
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$8,571
#57 in Texas
#1122 in North America
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$26,434
#58 in Texas
#1159 in North America
Acceptance Rate
44%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
86%
#59 in Texas
#1161 in North America
Acceptance Rate
61%
Enrollment
975
Male:Female
45:55
Founded
1923
#60 in Texas
#1188 in North America
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$24,609
#61 in Texas
#1253 in North America
Enrollment
67
Male:Female
28:72
Founded
1947
#62 in Texas
#1268 in North America
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1057
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$20,696
#63 in Texas
#1282 in North America
Enrollment
2,419
Male:Female
62:38
#64 in Texas
#1329 in North America
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$27,259
#65 in Texas
#1383 in North America
Acceptance Rate
70%
Net Price
$14,020
Receiving Aid
78%
Average Aid
$5,852
#66 in Texas
#1436 in North America
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$19,896
#67 in Texas
#1454 in North America
Acceptance Rate
97%
Average SAT
970
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$24,882
#68 in Texas
#1479 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$21,676
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$8,126
#69 in Texas
#1486 in North America
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$23,672
#70 in Texas
#1526 in North America
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$21,719
#71 in Texas
#1531 in North America
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
890
Average ACT
16
Net Price
$16,044
#72 in Texas
#1570 in North America
Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$22,956
#73 in Texas
#1579 in North America
Acceptance Rate
47%
Average SAT
840
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
96%
#74 in Texas
#1606 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$5,627
Enrollment
33,054
#75 in Texas
#1612 in North America
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$24,061
#76 in Texas
#1614 in North America
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$22,860
#77 in Texas
#1628 in North America
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
91%
#78 in Texas
#1645 in North America
Acceptance Rate
97%
Enrollment
2,440
Male:Female
39:61
#79 in Texas
#1702 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
76%
Average Aid
$5,647
Enrollment
12,323
#80 in Texas
#1730 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$14,139
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$9,767
#81 in Texas
#1754 in North America
Enrollment
267
Male:Female
49:51
#82 in Texas
#1785 in North America
Enrollment
131
Male:Female
29:71
#83 in Texas
#1793 in North America
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
855
Average ACT
17
Net Price
$13,951
#84 in Texas
#1795 in North America
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$21,717
#85 in Texas
#1807 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$5,113
Enrollment
5,115
#86 in Texas
#1912 in North America
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$23,026
#87 in Texas
#1922 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$20,126
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$5,200
#88 in Texas
#1924 in North America
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1011
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$24,760
#89 in Texas
#1938 in North America
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1047
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$24,688
#90 in Texas
#1959 in North America
Enrollment
140
Male:Female
17:83
#91 in Texas
#1979 in North America
Enrollment
156
Male:Female
45:55
#92 in Texas
#2017 in North America
Acceptance Rate
14%
Net Price
$14,161
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$11,069
#93 in Texas
#2029 in North America
Enrollment
167
Male:Female
44:56
#94 in Texas
#2068 in North America
Enrollment
104
Male:Female
28:72
#95 in Texas
#2076 in North America
Acceptance Rate
62%
Net Price
$7,928
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$8,862
#96 in Texas
#2128 in North America
Acceptance Rate
97%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$14,137
#97 in Texas
#2157 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$12,468
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$8,526
#98 in Texas
#2166 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
57%
Average Aid
$4,155
Enrollment
4,217
#99 in Texas
#2208 in North America
Enrollment
164
Male:Female
76:24
#100 in Texas
#2236 in North America
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
151
Male:Female
84:16

Closest to Texas states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oklahoma 31 93
New Mexico 12 79
Louisiana 27 77
Arkansas 24 126
Kansas 32 66
Mississippi 18 138
Colorado 38 46
Missouri 68 35
Arizona 28 33
Nebraska 23 72
Alabama 35 89
Iowa 39 47
Utah 21 45
Illinois 100 15
Tennessee 57 50
Wyoming 1 140
South Dakota 15 248
Kentucky 40 60
Georgia 65 48
Indiana 55 31
Minnesota 49 13
Wisconsin 48 14
Nevada 10 136
Florida 110 27
South Carolina 37 91
North Dakota 14 192
Ohio 91 25
North Carolina 66 16
Michigan 62 4
California 251 2
Montana 12 147
Idaho 10 155
West Virginia 26 104
Virginia 63 39
District of Columbia 15 67
Maryland 34 12
Pennsylvania 155 11
Oregon 33 64
Delaware 5 85
New Jersey 47 24
Washington 57 6
New York 221 8
Connecticut 29 10
Vermont 20 105
Massachusetts 89 1
Rhode Island 12 52
New Hampshire 17 71
Maine 19 159
Puerto Rico 52 421
Virgin Islands 1 784
Alaska 6 184
Hawaii 10 190
American Samoa 1 1890
Northern Marianas 1 1949
Guam 2 604