Huntsville, Texas (TX) Colleges and Universities

While there is only one school in Huntsville, there are several more located within a 50-mile radius. Here you can take stock of several key qualities of these colleges to help you better know the options you have close by.

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Learn about the student populations, net prices, graduation rates, and proximity to Huntsville of the schools in your area. The statistics listed have been compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Huntsville, Texas

Students who seek an education within a 50-mille radius of Huntsville, Texas, can choose among a selection of public institutions to pursue a certificate or degree. The closest colleges to town are:

  • Sam Houston State University (6.6 miles from downtown)
  • Lone Star College System (45.2 miles from downtown)
  • Vista College-College Station (45.9 miles from downtown)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (48 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools near Huntsville, Texas

There are a few very well-populated colleges near Huntsville. Aside from these schools, however, many student populations in the area are unreported within NCES. The biggest schools with reported sizes go in the following order:

  • Lone Star College System (70,724 students)
  • Texas A&M University-College Station (63,813 students)
  • Sam Houston State University (20,031 students)

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  • Computer Sciences
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  • Education
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  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

NCES determines the average net cost for U.S. colleges and universities by subtracting the average amount of government or institutional financial aid that students receive from the total cost of attendance. There are three reported net prices of schools in the Huntsville area for 2014-2015. From lowest to highest, they are:

  • Lone Star College System ($6,238)
  • Sam Houston State University ($11,872)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station ($13,723)

Highest Graduation Rate

On average, the Huntsville-area four-year schools boasted higher graduation rates than their two-year counterpart. This data comes from NCES, which reports graduation rates according to the amount of time it takes students to complete their degree programs. For example, NCES' overall graduation rate figures represent full-time undergraduate students who took 150% of normal time to finish their programs. The highest reported rates in the area belong to:

  • Texas A & M University-College Station (79%)
  • Sam Houston State University (49%)
  • Lone Star College System (8%)

Students around Huntsville won't find an extensive amount of options nearby, though there are community and public universities offering a range of programs within 50 miles.

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