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Schools with a median SAT of 400-1600, a median ACT of 1-36, that are in Texas, with a graduation rate of greater than 0%, an acceptance rate of greater than 0%, with stated tuition between $0k-$100k offering graduate degrees by influence in the discipline Communications, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by Influence.

Degree Level graduate
University of Texas at Austin
#1

University of Texas at Austin

#17 institution's overall influence
#43 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

32%

Graduation

83%

Student body

45K

Median SAT/ACT

1355/30

Austin, TX

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Texas A&M University
#2

Texas A&M University

#169 institution's overall influence
#91 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

82%

Student body

58K

Median SAT/ACT

1275/28

College Station, TX

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Texas Tech University
#3

Texas Tech University

#208 institution's overall influence
#1458 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

70%

Graduation

59%

Student body

34K

Median SAT/ACT

1165/24

Lubbock, TX

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University of Houston
#4

University of Houston

#218 institution's overall influence
#1064 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

54%

Student body

37K

Median SAT/ACT

1225/24

Houston, TX

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Sam Houston State University
#5

Sam Houston State University

#194 institution's overall influence
#1048 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

92%

Graduation

51%

Student body

18K

Median SAT/ACT

1065/21

Huntsville, TX

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University of North Texas
#6

University of North Texas

#151 institution's overall influence
#1391 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

84%

Graduation

54%

Student body

33K

Median SAT/ACT

1155/24

Denton, TX

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Texas Christian University
#7

Texas Christian University

#263 institution's overall influence
#208 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$49K

Acceptance

48%

Graduation

83%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1250/28

Fort Worth, TX

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Baylor University
#8

Baylor University

#210 institution's overall influence
#96 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$47K

Acceptance

68%

Graduation

77%

Student body

17K

Median SAT/ACT

1290/29

Waco, TX

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University of Texas at El Paso
#9

University of Texas at El Paso

#420 institution's overall influence
#725 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

100%

Graduation

41%

Student body

20K

El Paso, TX

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University of Texas at San Antonio
#10

University of Texas at San Antonio

#808 institution's overall influence
#1111 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

84%

Graduation

37%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1125/22

San Antonio, TX

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University of Texas at Arlington
#11

University of Texas at Arlington

#562 institution's overall influence
#1113 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

88%

Graduation

50%

Student body

38K

Median SAT/ACT

1145/23

Arlington, TX

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Texas Southern University
#12

Texas Southern University

#774 institution's overall influence
#550 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

66%

Graduation

23%

Student body

8K

Median SAT/ACT

920/16

Houston, TX

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Texas State University
#13

Texas State University

#732 institution's overall influence
#1318 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

54%

Student body

33K

Median SAT/ACT

1095/22

San Marcos, TX

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Angelo State University
#14

Angelo State University

#680 institution's overall influence
#1397 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

37%

Student body

8K

Median SAT/ACT

1025/20

San Angelo, TX

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Abilene Christian University
#15

Abilene Christian University

#773 institution's overall influence
#771 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

61%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1122/24

Abilene, TX

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University of Texas at Dallas
#16

University of Texas at Dallas

#907 institution's overall influence
#222 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$13K

Acceptance

79%

Graduation

69%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1350/29

Richardson, TX

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Dallas Baptist University
#17

Dallas Baptist University

#1998 institution's overall influence
#1101 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$30K

Acceptance

99%

Graduation

58%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1140/23

Dallas, TX

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St. Mary's University, Texas
#18

St. Mary's University, Texas

#946 institution's overall influence
#282 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$32K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

63%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1130/23

San Antonio, TX

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University of the Incarnate Word
#19

University of the Incarnate Word

#2289 institution's overall influence
#507 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

97%

Graduation

53%

Student body

6K

Median SAT/ACT

1055/20

San Antonio, TX

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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
#20

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

#1567 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

82%

Graduation

45%

Student body

26K

Median SAT/ACT

1040/19

Edinburg, TX

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Texas A&M International University
#21

Texas A&M International University

#2515 institution's overall influence
#896 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

59%

Graduation

44%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

1005/18

Laredo, TX

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Stephen F. Austin State University
#22

Stephen F. Austin State University

#2070 institution's overall influence
#1254 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

44%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1085/21

Nacogdoches, TX

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Tarleton State University
#23

Tarleton State University

#2030 institution's overall influence
#762 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

58%

Graduation

46%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1045/20

Stephenville, TX

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West Texas A&M University
#24

West Texas A&M University

#2017 institution's overall influence
#1327 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

58%

Graduation

41%

Student body

8K

Median SAT/ACT

1040/20

Canyon, TX

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University of Texas at Tyler
#25

University of Texas at Tyler

#4271 institution's overall influence
#1359 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

92%

Graduation

42%

Student body

8K

Median SAT/ACT

1155/24

Tyler, TX

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Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
#26

Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi

#2339 institution's overall influence
#606 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

90%

Graduation

36%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1105/21

Corpus Christi, TX

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Texas A&M University–Texarkana
#27

Texas A&M University–Texarkana

#13469 institution's overall influence
#855 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

96%

Graduation

30%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1060/21

Texarkana, TX

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