How Colleges In Texas Are Affecting Families’ New Home Choices

Texas universities are among the top in the country and thousands of students come from other states every year to attend one of the many colleges in the lone star state. However, with out of state tuition along with home costs rising every year, families have found that moving to Texas works to their advantage. Not only are families moving to Texas for the low housing market costs and increasing job opportunities, but also to take benefit from a more affordable tuition as their kids get ready to go to college in the future.

Forbes has ranked 30 Texas colleges on its most recent list of top colleges in the nation, in which Southern Methodist University ranks as the top university in Dallas:

32. Rice University in Houston, TX

76. University of Texas in Austin, TX

101. Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX

101. St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX

132. Trinity University in San Antonio, TX

137. Texas A&M University in College Station, TX

195. Baylor University in Waco, TX

197. Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX

212. University of Dallas in Dallas, TX

216. Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX

271. Austin College in Sherman, TX

389. University of Houston in Houston, TX

402. Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX

473. St. Edwards University in Austin, TX

494. University of Texas, Dallas in Richardson, TX

511. University of Texas, El Paso in El Paso, TX

516. University of Texas, Pan American in Edinburg, TX

526. Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX

573. Texas Women’s University in Denton, TX

581. University of North Texas in Denton, TX

587. Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

601. University of Texas, Arlington in Arlington, TX

602. Lamar University in Beaumont, TX

604. Texas A&M, Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, TX

615. Texas State University in San Marcos, TX

617. Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches, TX

631. Texas A&M University, Kingsville in Kingsville, TX

641. University of Texas at San Antonio in San Antonio, TX

644. Texas A&M University, Commerce in Commerce, TX

649. Texas Southern University in Houston, TX

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