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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 Criminal Justice, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by Influence.

Degree Level graduate
Sam Houston State University
#1

Sam Houston State University

#30 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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Texas Southern University
#2

Texas Southern University

#108 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
#3

Texas State University

#129 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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University of North Texas
#4

University of North Texas

#171 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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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
#5

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

#150 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 Tech University
#6

Texas Tech University

#181 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 Texas at Arlington
#7

University of Texas at Arlington

#322 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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University of Texas at Dallas
#8

University of Texas at Dallas

#284 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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Lamar University
#9

Lamar University

#393 institution's overall influence
#749 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

30%

Student body

13K

Median SAT/ACT

1050/20

Beaumont, TX

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University of Texas at San Antonio
#10

University of Texas at San Antonio

#448 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 El Paso
#11

University of Texas at El Paso

#547 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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Texas Christian University
#12

Texas Christian University

#280 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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Prairie View A&M University
#13

Prairie View A&M University

#651 institution's overall influence
#1171 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

35%

Student body

9K

Median SAT/ACT

955/18

Prairie View, TX

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University of Texas at Tyler
#14

University of Texas at Tyler

#270 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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Sul Ross State University
#15

Sul Ross State University

#143 institution's overall influence
#609 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

81%

Graduation

22%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

/17

Alpine, TX

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Texas A&M International University
#16

Texas A&M International University

#1013 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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Tarleton State University
#17

Tarleton State University

#1119 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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Wayland Baptist University
#18

Wayland Baptist University

#728 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$23K

Acceptance

81%

Graduation

20%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

970/19

Plainview, TX

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University of Houston–Downtown
#19

University of Houston–Downtown

#763 institution's overall influence
#463 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

93%

Graduation

21%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1000/18

Houston, TX

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Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
#20

Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi

#2810 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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Midwestern State University
#21

Midwestern State University

#2100 institution's overall influence
#899 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

71%

Graduation

45%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1025/19

Wichita Falls, TX

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Angelo State University
#22

Angelo State University

#2991 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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West Texas A&M University
#23

West Texas A&M University

#3058 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 Permian Basin
#24

University of Texas Permian Basin

#5488 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

88%

Graduation

43%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1036/19

Odessa, TX

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