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

Degree Level graduate
University of Texas at Austin
#1

University of Texas at Austin

#47 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 Tech University Health Sciences Center
#2

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

#58 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$10K

Student body

5K

Lubbock, TX

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University of Houston
#3

University of Houston

#132 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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Texas Christian University
#4

Texas Christian University

#290 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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Angelo State University
#5

Angelo State University

#94 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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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
#6

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

#285 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$11K

Student body

3K

Houston, TX

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Texas A&M University
#7

Texas A&M University

#181 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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Lamar University
#8

Lamar University

#434 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 Health Science Center at San Antonio
#9

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

#500 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$8K

Student body

2K

San Antonio, TX

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University of Texas Medical Branch
#10

University of Texas Medical Branch

#551 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$9K

Student body

3K

Galveston, TX

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University of the Incarnate Word
#11

University of the Incarnate Word

#568 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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Texas Woman's University
#12

Texas Woman's University

#184 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 Rio Grande Valley
#13

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

#917 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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Concordia University Texas
#14

Concordia University Texas

#755 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 Arlington
#15

University of Texas at Arlington

#1058 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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West Texas A&M University
#16

West Texas A&M University

#1263 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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McMurry University
#17

McMurry University

#1534 institution's overall influence
#997 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$28K

Acceptance

47%

Graduation

36%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1020/20

Abilene, TX

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University of Texas at Tyler
#18

University of Texas at Tyler

#1426 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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University of Texas at El Paso
#19

University of Texas at El Paso

#973 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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Abilene Christian University
#20

Abilene Christian University

#948 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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Wayland Baptist University
#21

Wayland Baptist University

#1615 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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Prairie View A&M University
#22

Prairie View A&M University

#1243 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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Hardin–Simmons University
#23

Hardin–Simmons University

#2282 institution's overall influence
#1182 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$30K

Acceptance

91%

Graduation

51%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1056/20

Abilene, TX

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Houston Baptist University
#24

Houston Baptist University

#2173 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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University of Mary Hardin–Baylor
#25

University of Mary Hardin–Baylor

#4054 institution's overall influence
#1011 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$28K

Acceptance

90%

Graduation

48%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1095/22

Belton, TX

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Tarleton State University
#26

Tarleton State University

#5000 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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Midwestern State University
#27

Midwestern State University

#5237 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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Texas A&M University–Texarkana
#28

Texas A&M University–Texarkana

#5920 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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Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
#29

Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi

#5702 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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