Texas has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, University of Houston – Downtown campus beats out Tarleton State University with a safety score of 95.9 out of 100 to 95.1 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with Texas Christian University having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $7714. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in Texas, including multiple factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – Rice University scores highest with a 99.0 out of 100 score, followed by University of Texas – Austin (95.3) and Texas A&M University (95.0). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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