State institution: These 4-year Texas schools attract the most in-state students


American InterContinental University-Houston, Argosy University-Dallas and Chamberlain University-Texas enrolled the most in-state students of all four-year Texas schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Texas 4-year schools attracting the most in-state students

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
In-state students (%)
Out-of-state students (%)
Foreign countries (%)
Unknown (%)
1
American InterContinental University-Houston
Houston
285
100%
0%
0%
0%
2
Argosy University-Dallas
Branch
257
100%
0%
0%
0%
3
Chamberlain University-Texas
Houston
729
100%
0%
0%
0%
4
College of Biblical Studies-Houston
Houston
428
100%
0%
0%
0%
5
Criswell College
Dallas
198
100%
0%
0%
0%
6
DeVry University-Texas
Irving
564
100%
0%
0%
0%
7
Gemini School of Visual Arts & Communication
Park
18
100%
0%
0%
0%
8
Hallmark University
Antonio
872
100%
0%
0%
0%
9
National American University-Austin
Austin
222
100%
0%
0%
0%
10
National American University-Georgetown
Georgetown
138
100%
0%
0%
0%
11
National American University-Houston
Houston
77
100%
0%
0%
0%
12
National American University-Lewisville
Lewisville
107
100%
0%
0%
0%
13
National American University-Mesquite
Mesquite
105
100%
0%
0%
0%
14
Parker University
Dallas
330
100%
0%
0%
0%
15
Remington College-Dallas Campus
Garland
971
100%
0%
0%
0%
16
Remington College-Fort Worth Campus
Worth
558
100%
0%
0%
0%
17
Remington College-North Houston Campus
Houston
554
100%
0%
0%
0%
18
Schreiner University
Kerrville
1,249
100%
0%
0%
0%
19
South Texas College
McAllen
31,321
100%
0%
0%
0%
20
South University-Austin
Rock
390
100%
0%
0%
0%
21
University of Houston-Clear Lake
Houston
5,798
100%
0%
0%
0%
22
West Coast University-Dallas
Dallas
608
100%
0%
0%
0%
23
Stephen F Austin State University
Nacogdoches
10,985
99%
1%
1%
0%
24
Strayer University-Texas
Austin
1,749
99%
1%
0%
0%
25
Texas A & M University-Kingsville
Kingsville
6,785
99%
1%
1%
0%
26
The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest
Houston
1,402
99%
1%
0%
0%
27
University of Houston-Downtown
Houston
12,407
99%
0%
1%
0%
28
University of North Texas at Dallas
Dallas
2,687
99%
0%
0%
0%
29
Howard Payne University
Brownwood
981
98%
2%
0%
0%
30
Lamar University
Beaumont
9,268
98%
1%
1%
0%
31
Tarleton State University
Stephenville
11,288
98%
2%
0%
0%
32
Texas A & M International University
Laredo
6,799
98%
0%
1%
0%
33
Texas A & M University-Commerce
Commerce
8,494
98%
2%
0%
1%
34
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Antonio
5,401
98%
1%
0%
0%
35
Texas State University
Marcos
34,180
98%
2%
0%
0%
36
The Art Institute of San Antonio
Antonio
747
98%
1%
1%
0%
37
Brazosport College
Jackson
4,245
97%
1%
0%
2%
38
Dallas Nursing Institute
Dallas
175
97%
3%
0%
0%
39
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville
18,416
97%
2%
1%
0%
40
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Christi
10,170
97%
2%
1%
0%
41
Texas Lutheran University
Seguin
1,359
97%
1%
2%
0%
42
Texas Woman's University
Denton
10,310
97%
1%
0%
2%
43
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg
24,220
97%
0%
2%
0%
44
Tyler Junior College
Tyler
11,649
97%
2%
1%
0%
45
University of Houston-Victoria
Victoria
3,273
97%
1%
2%
0%
46
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Belton
3,333
97%
3%
0%
0%
47
Concordia University-Texas
Austin
1,723
96%
3%
1%
0%
48
Houston Baptist University
Houston
2,316
96%
3%
0%
1%
49
Our Lady of the Lake University
Antonio
1,342
96%
3%
0%
0%
50
Sul Ross State University
Alpine
2,294
96%
1%
0%
3%
51
The Art Institute of Austin
Austin
638
96%
4%
0%
0%
52
The Art Institute of Houston
Houston
1,096
96%
4%
0%
0%
53
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Antonio
26,444
96%
2%
1%
0%
54
The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler
7,440
96%
2%
2%
0%
55
University of Phoenix-Texas
Houston
1,374
96%
4%
0%
0%
56
Hardin-Simmons University
Abilene
1,742
95%
3%
0%
2%
57
Angelo State University
Angelo
8,719
94%
1%
0%
5%
58
Midland College
Midland
5,564
94%
3%
2%
0%
59
National American University-Richardson
Richardson
150
94%
6%
0%
0%
60
South University-The Art Institute of Dallas
Dallas
755
94%
5%
0%
1%
61
Southwest University at El Paso
Paso
1,527
94%
6%
0%
0%
62
Texas A & M University-College Station
Station
53,065
94%
5%
1%
0%
63
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Odessa
6,065
94%
4%
3%
0%
64
University of the Incarnate Word
Antonio
5,994
94%
4%
3%
0%
65
Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio
Antonio
1,246
93%
2%
0%
5%
66
Midwestern State University
Falls
5,330
93%
3%
4%
0%
67
Prairie View A & M University
View
7,975
93%
6%
0%
0%
68
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson
18,470
93%
4%
3%
0%
69
University of Houston
Houston
37,215
93%
3%
4%
1%
70
University of North Texas
Denton
31,448
93%
4%
3%
0%
71
Arlington Baptist University
Arlington
160
92%
8%
0%
0%
72
Texas Tech University
Lubbock
30,737
92%
6%
2%
0%
73
The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington
33,307
92%
2%
5%
0%
74
The University of Texas at El Paso
Paso
21,341
92%
2%
5%
0%
75
Abilene Christian University
Abilene
3,666
91%
8%
1%
0%
76
Southwestern University
Georgetown
1,396
91%
9%
1%
0%
77
Austin College
Sherman
1,214
90%
8%
3%
0%
78
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas
3,161
90%
10%
0%
0%
79
East Texas Baptist University
Marshall
1,421
90%
9%
0%
0%
80
University of St Thomas
Houston
1,816
90%
4%
5%
1%
81
McMurry University
Abilene
1,105
89%
4%
7%
0%
82
Wayland Baptist University
Plainview
3,561
89%
9%
0%
3%
83
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin
40,492
88%
7%
5%
0%
84
Wade College
Dallas
151
88%
12%
0%
0%
85
St. Mary's University
Antonio
2,327
87%
9%
4%
0%
86
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin
1,052
86%
10%
3%
0%
87
Lubbock Christian University
Lubbock
1,484
86%
13%
1%
0%
88
West Texas A & M University
Canyon
7,394
86%
13%
1%
0%
89
Southwestern Christian College
Terrell
159
84%
16%
0%
0%
90
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Texarkana
1,610
84%
12%
3%
0%
91
Texas Southern University
Houston
7,967
84%
14%
3%
0%
92
Texas Wesleyan University
Worth
1,674
84%
6%
9%
0%
93
Vista College-Online
Richardson
565
84%
16%
0%
0%
94
Dallas Christian College
Dallas
231
81%
16%
0%
3%
95
Texas College
Tyler
992
80%
19%
1%
0%
96
The King's University
Southlake
400
79%
21%
0%
0%
97
Saint Edward's University
Austin
3,941
77%
17%
4%
1%
98
Trinity University
Antonio
2,395
76%
20%
5%
0%
99
LeTourneau University
Longview
2,611
70%
28%
3%
0%
100
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Waxahachie
1,790
66%
33%
1%
0%
101
Baylor University
Waco
14,316
65%
32%
3%
0%
102
North American University
Stafford
340
63%
13%
24%
0%
103
Southwestern Adventist University
Keene
798
62%
32%
6%
0%
104
Wiley College
Marshall
1,323
62%
38%
0%
0%
105
University of Dallas
Irving
1,450
56%
39%
2%
2%
106
Baptist University of the Americas
Antonio
177
54%
8%
22%
16%
107
Paul Quinn College
Dallas
519
49%
50%
0%
2%
108
Rice University
Houston
4,001
43%
45%
13%
0%
109
Texas Christian University
Worth
9,011
43%
53%
4%
0%
110
Southern Methodist University
Dallas
6,452
38%
55%
6%
0%
111
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
Jacksonville
67
23%
12%
65%
0%
112
Messenger College
Euless
51
13%
88%
0%
0%
113
Grace School of Theology
Conroe
151
0%
0%
0%
100%


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Organizations in this Story

Abilene Christian University American InterContinental University-Houston Angelo State University Argosy University-Dallas Arlington Baptist University Austin College Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Baptist University of the Americas Baylor University Brazosport College Chamberlain University-Texas College of Biblical Studies-Houston Concordia University-Texas Criswell College Dallas Baptist University Dallas Christian College Dallas Nursing Institute DeVry University-Texas East Texas Baptist University Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio Gemini School of Visual Arts & Communication Grace School of Theology Hallmark University Hardin-Simmons University Houston Baptist University Huston-Tillotson University Lamar University LeTourneau University Lubbock Christian University McMurry University Messenger College Midland College Midwestern State University National American University-Austin National American University-Georgetown National American University-Houston National American University-Lewisville National American University-Mesquite National American University-Richardson North American University Parker University Paul Quinn College Prairie View A & M University Remington College-Dallas Campus Remington College-Fort Worth Campus Remington College-North Houston Campus Rice University Saint Edward's University South Texas College South University-Austin South University-The Art Institute of Dallas Southwest University at El Paso Southwestern Adventist University Southwestern Assemblies of God University Southwestern Christian College Southwestern University St. Mary's University Stephen F Austin State University Strayer University-Texas Sul Ross State University Texas A & M International University Texas A & M University-College Station Texas A & M University-Commerce Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Texas A & M University-Kingsville Texas A&M University-San Antonio Texas A&M University-Texarkana Texas Christian University Texas College Texas Lutheran University Texas Southern University Texas State University Texas Tech University Texas Wesleyan University The Art Institute of Austin The Art Institute of Houston The Art Institute of San Antonio The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest The King's University The University of Texas at Arlington The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at El Paso The University of Texas at San Antonio The University of Texas at Tyler The University of Texas of the Permian Basin The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Trinity University University of Houston University of Houston-Clear Lake University of Houston-Downtown University of Houston-Victoria University of Mary Hardin-Baylor University of North Texas University of North Texas at Dallas University of Phoenix-Texas Vista College-Online Wade College Wayland Baptist University West Coast University-Dallas

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