List of Universities & Colleges in Texas, United States

rice_best_university_texas_usaWilliam Marsh Rice University, popularly known as Rice University is a private research university and is among the best in the state of Texas

Texas means "friends" or "allies" in Caddo, and it was applied by the Spanish to themselves and to the region of their settlement in East Texas. It is the second-largest U.S. state by both area and population, and the largest state in the contiguous United States. As a student, if you plan to study in Texas, here is some information that might be useful to you.

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Universities in Texas with Maximum Number of International Students

Texas (TX) is ranked #3 among all American states in terms of the number of foreign students studying in its universities & colleges. As of 2015, there were 75,588 international students studying in Texas out of which Indian students are the most - 23.5%

  1. University of Texas, Dallas
  2. Texas A&M University, College Station
  3. University of Texas, Austin
  4. Houston Community College, Houston
  5. University of Houston

Top Universities & Colleges of Texas

  1. Rice University, Houston
  2. Texas A&M University, College Station
  3. University of Texas at Austin
  4. Texas Tech University
  5. University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson
  6. Trinity University, San Antonio
  7. Baylor University, Waco

List of Universities & Colleges in Texas

Texas has 6 "state university systems" which are made up of 34 public universities.:

I) University of Houston System

II) University of North Texas System


III) University of Texas System


IV) Texas A&M University System


V) Texas State University System


VI) Texas Tech University System

Other public universities in Texas

  1. Midwestern State University
  2. Stephen F. Austin State University    
  3. Texas Southern University
  4. Texas Woman's University

Private universities in Texas

  1. Abilene Christian University
  2. Baylor University
  3. Dallas Baptist University
  4. Rice University
  5. St. Edward's University
  6. Southern Methodist University
  7. Texas Christian University
  8. University of the Incarnate Word

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