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

Degree Level graduate
University of Texas at Austin
#1

University of Texas at Austin

#30 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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Rice University
#2

Rice University

#68 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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Texas A&M University
#3

Texas A&M University

#119 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
#4

University of Houston

#231 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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University of Texas at Dallas
#5

University of Texas at Dallas

#275 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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Texas Tech University
#6

Texas Tech University

#436 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 North Texas
#7

University of North Texas

#600 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 at Arlington
#8

University of Texas at Arlington

#662 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 Rio Grande Valley
#9

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

#859 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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Baylor University
#10

Baylor University

#465 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
#11

Southern Methodist University

#468 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 Texas at San Antonio
#12

University of Texas at San Antonio

#978 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 Health Science Center at San Antonio
#13

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

#1240 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$8K

Student body

2K

San Antonio, TX

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University of Texas at El Paso
#14

University of Texas at El Paso

#1286 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
#15

Texas Christian University

#1316 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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Stephen F. Austin State University
#16

Stephen F. Austin State University

#1899 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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Texas State University
#17

Texas State University

#1821 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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Texas A&M University–Commerce
#18

Texas A&M University–Commerce

#2653 institution's overall influence
#232 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

60%

Graduation

42%

Student body

9K

Median SAT/ACT

1050/21

Commerce, TX

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University of Houston–Clear Lake
#19

University of Houston–Clear Lake

#1803 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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