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Masters Degree Programs in Texas with School Summaries

There are 108 schools in the state of Texas that provide master's degree programs. Examine statistics related to some of those institutions that will help you decide the next steps in your education.

The following details post-secondary institutions in Texas with graduate programs. Continue reading to learn about numerous schools in the state, including their populations, graduation rates, locations, and net costs. All of the information is from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Texas Schools Near Large Cities

Texas schools with master's degree programs can be found in Corpus Christi, Arlington, Austin, and Houston. The latter city features at least two institutions, and the University of Texas offers programs at multiple campuses.

  • The University of Texas at Austin (located in Austin)
  • University of Houston (located in Houston)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (located in Arlington)
  • University of Houston - Downtown (located in Houston)
  • Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi (located in Corpus Christi)

Largest Schools in Texas

More than 10 schools in Texas had a student population of 20,000 and above in 2014-2015. The five most populated institutions had over 4,500 graduate students. The following choices should be considered for those looking to attend a school alongside many colleagues:

  • Texas A & M University - College Station (61,642 students; 14,549 graduate students)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (51,313 students; 11,790 graduate students)
  • University of Houston (40,914 students; 7,877 graduate students)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (39,740 students; 9,857 graduate students)
  • Texas State University (36,739 students; 4,562 graduate students)

Lowest Net Prices

12 institutions in Texas offered net prices beneath the $10,000 mark for 2014-2015. Five schools had net costs lower than $7,500. Net price is calculated by subtracting the average financial aid full-time undergraduates received from the total cost of their program.

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville ($2,740)
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ($4,335)
  • University of North Texas at Dallas ($4,745)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso ($5,433)
  • University of Houston - Downtown ($7,409)

Highest Graduation Rates

Nine post-secondary institutions in Texas had graduation rates of 70% or higher for 2009. Three schools were at 80% or above. These values are calculated using full-time students who graduated in 150% of the average time of completion for undergraduate programs.

  • Rice University (91% graduation rate)
  • Trinity University (83% graduation rate)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (80% graduation rate)
  • Texas A & M University - College Station (79% graduation rate)
  • Southern Methodist University (79% graduation rate)

For those seeking large student populations, high graduation rates, reasonable net costs, and closeness to large cities within the state of Texas, there are numerous options available.

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