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

Degree Level graduate
University of Texas at Austin
#1

University of Texas at Austin

#33 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

#110 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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University of Houston
#3

University of Houston

#113 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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Rice University
#4

Rice University

#144 institution's overall influence
#15 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$49K

Acceptance

11%

Graduation

91%

Student body

8K

Median SAT/ACT

1520/34

Houston, TX

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Baylor University
#5

Baylor University

#157 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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Southern Methodist University
#6

Southern Methodist University

#223 institution's overall influence
#1324 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$57K

Acceptance

53%

Graduation

81%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1390/31

Dallas, TX

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University of North Texas
#7

University of North Texas

#328 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 Tech University
#8

Texas Tech University

#298 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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Texas Southern University
#9

Texas Southern University

#415 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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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
#10

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

#698 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 State University
#11

Texas State University

#604 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 Texas at Arlington
#12

University of Texas at Arlington

#885 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 Christian University
#13

Texas Christian University

#715 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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University of Texas at San Antonio
#14

University of Texas at San Antonio

#1043 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 Dallas
#15

University of Texas at Dallas

#881 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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Concordia University Texas
#16

Concordia University Texas

#1516 institution's overall influence
#288 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

93%

Graduation

35%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1045/20

Austin, TX

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University of Texas at El Paso
#17

University of Texas at El Paso

#888 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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Lamar University
#18

Lamar University

#969 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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Angelo State University
#19

Angelo State University

#647 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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Trinity University
#20

Trinity University

#974 institution's overall influence
#236 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$45K

Acceptance

34%

Graduation

80%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1370/30

San Antonio, TX

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University of Dallas
#21

University of Dallas

#1093 institution's overall influence
#1419 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$43K

Acceptance

54%

Graduation

68%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1245/27

Irving, TX

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Austin College
#22

Austin College

#1565 institution's overall influence
#1129 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$41K

Acceptance

49%

Graduation

67%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1210/26

Sherman, TX

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St. Mary's University, Texas
#23

St. Mary's University, Texas

#1405 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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Dallas Baptist University
#24

Dallas Baptist University

#2146 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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Abilene Christian University
#25

Abilene Christian University

#1033 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 the Incarnate Word
#26

University of the Incarnate Word

#2173 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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Sam Houston State University
#27

Sam Houston State University

#1173 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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Prairie View A&M University
#28

Prairie View A&M University

#1397 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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Texas Woman's University
#29

Texas Woman's University

#1303 institution's overall influence
#455 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

94%

Graduation

36%

Student body

13K

Median SAT/ACT

1040/19

Denton, TX

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University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
#30

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

#2039 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$8K

Student body

2K

San Antonio, TX

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Our Lady of the Lake University
#31

Our Lady of the Lake University

#1664 institution's overall influence
#990 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

74%

Graduation

38%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

985/18

San Antonio, TX

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Texas Wesleyan University
#32

Texas Wesleyan University

#2963 institution's overall influence
#1379 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$32K

Acceptance

47%

Graduation

35%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1065/21

Fort Worth, TX

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Wayland Baptist University
#33

Wayland Baptist University

#2438 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 Texas at Tyler
#34

University of Texas at Tyler

#2578 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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Tarleton State University
#35

Tarleton State University

#2542 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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Stephen F. Austin State University
#36

Stephen F. Austin State University

#2295 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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West Texas A&M University
#37

West Texas A&M University

#1929 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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Schreiner University
#38

Schreiner University

#2256 institution's overall influence
#685 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$30K

Acceptance

96%

Graduation

48%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1015/20

Kerrville, TX

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Houston Baptist University
#39

Houston Baptist University

#2511 institution's overall influence
#270 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

72%

Graduation

48%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1100/21

Houston, TX

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Southwestern Adventist University
#40

Southwestern Adventist University

#3659 institution's overall influence
#656 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$22K

Acceptance

62%

Graduation

37%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

985/19

Keene, TX

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University of St. Thomas
#41

University of St. Thomas

#2572 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

96%

Graduation

57%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1150/23

Houston, TX

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Sul Ross State University
#42

Sul Ross State University

#2077 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
#43

Texas A&M International University

#5249 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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Howard Payne University
#44

Howard Payne University

#2291 institution's overall influence
#939 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

49%

Graduation

41%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1025/21

Brownwood, TX

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Lubbock Christian University
#45

Lubbock Christian University

#4101 institution's overall influence
#924 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$23K

Acceptance

97%

Graduation

47%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1065/21

Lubbock, TX

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Midwestern State University
#46

Midwestern State University

#3335 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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Huston–Tillotson University
#47

Huston–Tillotson University

#2385 institution's overall influence
#785 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$14K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

23%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

890/16

Austin, TX

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LeTourneau University
#48

LeTourneau University

#3770 institution's overall influence
#202 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

59%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1200/25

Longview, TX

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St. Edward's University
#49

St. Edward's University

#3281 institution's overall influence
#364 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$47K

Acceptance

91%

Graduation

64%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1152/25

Austin, TX

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University of Houston–Clear Lake
#50

University of Houston–Clear Lake

#4718 institution's overall influence
#1340 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$7K

Acceptance

81%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

1105/21

Houston, TX

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