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2024 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas

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  1. #1 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    Rice University

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    4 Year,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    1120 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Going to Rice University to attend the Shepherd School of Music at a graduate level is an experience separate from the rest of Rice. The Opera Department at Rice University has been one of the best...Pros: BEAUTIFUL theater that is incredible to sing in, program's very YAP reminiscent (in good and bad ways), world-class faculty, great networking opportunity, masterclasses/private audition...Cons: your soul/free-time belongs to the Opera Department; if a release conflicts with the opera schedule, tough luck; there have been many issues with casting opportunities/favoritism; if you're a....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $18,521,

    SAT Range: 1490-1570,

  2. #2 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    University of Texas - Austin

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    4 Year,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    6760 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love that UT has a sense of community, especially in the sporting department. Being able to witness school spirit is an aspect I love about this school. I also enjoy the vast number of majors and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 29%,

    Net Price: $16,589,

    SAT Range: 1230-1500,

  3. #4 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    Texas A&M University

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    4 Year,

    COLLEGE STATION, TX,

    7809 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Texas A&M offers just about everything a college student could look for, unless they want to be a fine arts major. I would like to see more music majors and minors available. The engineering....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $22,253,

    SAT Range: 1140-1380,

  4. #5 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    Southern Methodist University

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    4 Year,

    DALLAS, TX,

    1576 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I visited SMU for a campus tour during the spring break of March 2023. The major factor that led me to choose SMU is its magisterial infrastructure and the opportunity to graduate with two degrees.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 53%,

    Net Price: $41,986,

    SAT Range: 1340-1510,

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  6. #10 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    University of Houston

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    4 Year,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    6703 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I've had an amazing time at the University of Houston. I've made tons of friends and things are just easy and smooth there. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else! The bowling alley, pool tables, ping....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $14,339,

    SAT Range: 1140-1330,

  7. #13 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    Southwestern University

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    4 Year,

    GEORGETOWN, TX,

    592 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved my time at Southwestern (2012-2016). The campus is beautiful, Georgetown is lovely, and (most) of the professors top notch. Southwestern changed my life in so many ways. I'm grateful to my....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $28,496,

    SAT Range: 1150-1330,

  8. #15 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    University of Texas - Dallas

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    4 Year,

    RICHARDSON, TX,

    2431 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says About me: 12/2022 alum, Healthcare Studies major, off campus, Texas resident. SIZE: Large (20k undergrads, 50+ majors across 7 schools). My classes could range from 20-200. Never felt overwhelmed by the class size. LOCATION: Suburban. Very quiet, very safe. Never felt uneasy at night. Around 20-30 min away from downtown Dallas. Good for studying. MAJORS: There’s a little more focus on STEM/ computer science/ healthcare. However, the business school (JSOM) is really good! Has received national and international recognition. HOUSING: Dorms are pretty big. One dorm set up has 3 separate rooms, each w/ doors, bed &desk. And within that dorm with the three rooms, there’s a living space, an area w/ 3 sinks, and a bathroom...STAFF: Mostly good. Only a few bad apples. STUDENT BODY: Pleasantly diverse!ATMOSPHERE: Serene.EXTRACURRICULARS: No football. Chess, academic clubs. There are a lot of active culture clubs! TL;DR: Life is what you make it here..

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $12,924,

    SAT Range: 1220-1450,

  9. #18 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    Tarleton State University

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    4 Year,

    STEPHENVILLE, TX,

    1941 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My time at Tarleton was genuinely enjoyable. The teachers there were more than just educators; they were mentors who genuinely cared about their subjects and inspired us to dive into learning with....

    Read 1941 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $13,752,

    SAT Range: 960-1140,

  10. #19 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    Angelo State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN ANGELO, TX,

    1373 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says As a graduate student pursuing my Master's in Computer Science at Angelo State University, my journey has been enriching and transformative. Hailing from India, I initially faced the challenge of....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $12,835,

    SAT Range: 950-1160,

  11. #20 Colleges with the Best Academics in Texas.

    St. Mary's University

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    4 Year,

    SAN ANTONIO, TX,

    1097 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says St. Mary's University blends academic excellence with a vibrant community, offering a transformative experience. With dedicated faculty, diverse opportunities, and a commitment to values-based....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $17,899,

    SAT Range: 1040-1220,

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