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

  • University of Houston
  • University of Houston–Clear Lake
  • University of Houston–Downtown    
  • University of Houston–Victoria

II) University of North Texas System

  • University of North Texas
  • University of North Texas at Dallas
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center    


III) University of Texas System

  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Texas at Tyler
  • University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


IV) Texas A&M University System

  • Texas A&M International University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas A&M University–Commerce
  • Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi    
  • Texas A&M University–San Antonio
  • Texas A&M University–Kingsville
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Tarleton State University
  • Texas A&M University–Texarkana
  • West Texas A&M University
  • Texas A&M University–Central Texas


V) Texas State University System

  • Lamar University
  • Sam Houston State University    
  • Sul Ross State University
  • Texas State University


VI) Texas Tech University System

  • Angelo State University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

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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