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#3 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
108 Colleges
70,362 Yearly Graduations
$49,562 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

Texas ranked #3 in the nation for graduate degrees with 70,362 students receiving a diploma in 2019. The average in-state tuition for the state is $12,391, while the average out-of-state tuition for graduate students is $16,256. This cost can vary greatly from school to school.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
5,339 Yearly Degrees
$6,677 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 108 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Texas A&M ranked #1 in terms of popularity with 5,339 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Texas A&M University - College Station

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,677 $18,700
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,496 $3,496
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $278 $779

Public Public vs. Private
4,982 Yearly Degrees
$8,474 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, UT Arlington handed out 4,982 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas at Arlington

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,474 $21,206
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,774 $1,774
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $478 $1,193

Public Public vs. Private
4,309 Yearly Degrees
$11,998 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UT Austin handed out 4,309 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #3 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas at Austin

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,998 $22,966
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $660 $1,224

Public Public vs. Private
3,911 Yearly Degrees
$13,874 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 108 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UT Dallas ranked #4 in terms of popularity with 3,911 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas at Dallas

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,874 $27,796
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $771 $1,544

#5

Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
3,062 Yearly Degrees
$6,324 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 108 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Lamar University ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 3,062 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Lamar University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,324 $13,920
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,940 $1,940
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $351 $773

#6

University of Houston

Houston, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
2,757 Yearly Degrees
$8,370 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, U of H handed out 2,757 graduate degrees. This makes it the #6 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Houston

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,370 $17,746
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,002 $1,002
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $465 $986

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,340 Yearly Degrees
$40,896 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

SMU handed out 2,340 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #7 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southern Methodist University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $40,896 $40,896
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $6,360 $6,360
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,704 $1,704

#8

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
2,293 Yearly Degrees
$5,900 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of North Texas was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 2,293 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of North Texas

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,900 $13,496
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,888 $1,888
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $433 $855

#9

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
2,047 Yearly Degrees
$5,958 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 108 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Texas Tech ranked #9 in terms of popularity with 2,047 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Texas Tech University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,958 $13,428
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,223 $2,223
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $331 $746

#10

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,836 Yearly Degrees
$4,973 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, TWU handed out 1,836 graduate degrees. This makes it the #10 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Texas Woman’s University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,973 $12,569
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,524 $2,524
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $276 $698

Public Public vs. Private
1,571 Yearly Degrees
$5,771 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

The University of Texas at San Antonio was ranked the #11 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,571 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas at San Antonio

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,771 $23,300
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,983 $1,983
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $321 $1,294

#12

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
1,565 Yearly Degrees
$6,751 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Texas State handed out 1,565 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #12 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Texas State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,751 $15,191
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,913 $1,913
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $458 $880

Public Public vs. Private
1,556 Yearly Degrees
$3,630 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Texas A&M Commerce handed out 1,556 graduate degrees. This makes it the #13 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Texas A&M University - Commerce

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $3,630 $11,232
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,948 $2,948
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $202 $624

Public Public vs. Private
1,406 Yearly Degrees
$5,497 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

The University of Texas at El Paso was ranked the #14 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,406 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas at El Paso

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,497 $14,766
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,247 $1,247
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $361 $876

Public Public vs. Private
1,341 Yearly Degrees
$5,959 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 108 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UT Rio Grande Valley ranked #15 in terms of popularity with 1,341 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,959 $13,555
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,169 $1,169
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $440 $862

Public Public vs. Private
1,311 Yearly Degrees
$7,729 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was ranked the #16 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,311 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,729 $30,787
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,806 $1,806
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $227 $906

#17

Baylor University

Waco, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,167 Yearly Degrees
$32,130 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Baylor handed out 1,167 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #17 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Baylor University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $32,130 $32,130
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,384 $3,384
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,785 $1,785

#18

Rice University

Houston, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,131 Yearly Degrees
$48,791 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 108 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Rice ranked #18 in terms of popularity with 1,131 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Rice University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $48,791 $48,791
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $612 $612
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $2,400 $2,400

Public Public vs. Private
1,125 Yearly Degrees
$5,850 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

The University of Texas at Tyler was ranked the #19 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,125 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Texas at Tyler

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,850 $14,328
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,728 $1,728
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $446 $917

Public Public vs. Private
1,097 Yearly Degrees
$6,168 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was ranked the #20 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,097 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,168 $16,128
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,233 $3,383
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $257 $672

#21

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
960 Yearly Degrees
$17,280 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, UIW handed out 960 graduate degrees. This makes it the #21 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of the Incarnate Word

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,280 $17,280
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,842 $1,842
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $960 $960

#22

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
952 Yearly Degrees
$5,765 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Sam Houston State University was ranked the #22 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 952 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Sam Houston State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,765 $13,361
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,251 $2,251
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $320 $742

Public Public vs. Private
936 Yearly Degrees
$7,920 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, University of Houston - Clear Lake handed out 936 graduate degrees. This makes it the #23 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Houston - Clear Lake

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,920 $17,568
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,414 $1,414
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $440 $976

Public Public vs. Private
929 Yearly Degrees
$7,578 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, University of Houston - Downtown handed out 929 graduate degrees. This makes it the #24 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Houston - Downtown

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,578 $14,274
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,196 $1,196
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $421 $793

#25

West Texas A&M University

Canyon, Texas
Public Public vs. Private
857 Yearly Degrees
$4,823 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

West Texas A&M University was ranked the #25 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 857 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for West Texas A&M University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,823 $5,668
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,059 $2,059
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $382 $429

Other Texas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 University of North Texas Health Science Center 806
27 The University of Texas Medical Branch 788
28 Texas A&M University - Kingsville 736
29 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 703
30 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 700
31 Angelo State University 651
32 Our Lady of the Lake University 637
33 Texas Christian University 631
34 Stephen F Austin State University 617
35 Texas Southern University 615
36 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 613
37 Dallas Baptist University 594
38 Tarleton State University 550
39 University of St. Thomas 523
40 Abilene Christian University 502
41 University of Dallas 501
42 Southwestern-Baptist-Theological-Seminary 452
43 St. Mary’s University 439
44 Dallas Theological Seminary 413
45 Prairie View A & M University 406
46 Wayland Baptist University 405
47 Houston Baptist University 393
48 Amberton University 386
49 Baylor College of Medicine 361
50 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 355
51 Concordia University - Texas 344
51 Texas A&M University - San Antonio 344
53 University of Houston - Victoria 321
54 Texas A&M International University 296
55 Midwestern State University 273
56 South Texas College of Law 265
57 Texas Wesleyan University 260
58 University of North Texas at Dallas 247
59 Parker University 242
60 National American University - Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School 214
61 Sul Ross State University 211
62 Texas A & M University - Central Texas 188
63 Saint Edward’s University 184
64 University of Mary Hardin - Baylor 181
65 Hardin - Simmons University 177
66 Texas A&M University - Texarkana 153
67 LeTourneau University 148
68 Lubbock Christian University 145
69 Texas-Tech-University-Health-Sciences-Center-El-Paso 126
70 Strayer University - Texas 113
71 North American University 106
72 University of Phoenix - Texas 104
73 Southwestern Assemblies of God University 99
74 Trinity University 92
75 DeVry University - Texas 82
76 Schreiner University 81
77 American InterContinental University - Houston 65
78 The King’s University 59
79 AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine 57
80 Grace School of Theology 55
80 East Texas Baptist University 55
82 Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc 49
83 Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary 41
83 Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest 41
83 Texas Health and Science University 41
86 Howard Payne University 38
87 American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med 37
88 Texas Lutheran University 35
88 Brite Divinity School 35
90 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 31
91 Oblate School of Theology 23
91 Houston Graduate School of Theology 23
93 Bakke Graduate University 22
94 Austin College 19
95 West Coast University - Dallas 16
96 Criswell College 15
97 University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler 14
98 Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary 12
99 South University - Austin 11
100 Southwestern Adventist University 6
101 Arlington Baptist University 4
102 Hallmark University 3
103 Huston - Tillotson University 1
103 Austin Graduate School of Theology 1
105 The Art Institute of Dallas 0
105 McMurry University 0
105 Chicago-School-Of-Professional-Psychology-At-Dallas 0
105 Baptist Health System School of Health Professions 0

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