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

Degree Level graduate
University of Texas at Austin
#1

University of Texas at Austin

#27 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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Baylor University
#2

Baylor University

#115 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 Houston
#3

University of Houston

#71 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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Southern Methodist University
#4

Southern Methodist University

#116 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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Texas Christian University
#5

Texas Christian University

#407 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 North Texas
#6

University of North Texas

#267 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
#7

University of Texas at Arlington

#313 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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Our Lady of the Lake University
#8

Our Lady of the Lake University

#316 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 State University
#9

Texas State University

#283 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 Tech University
#10

Texas Tech University

#343 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 El Paso
#11

University of Texas at El Paso

#1081 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 Woman's University
#12

Texas Woman's University

#628 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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Lubbock Christian University
#13

Lubbock Christian University

#831 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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Abilene Christian University
#14

Abilene Christian University

#453 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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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
#15

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

#1630 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$10K

Student body

5K

Lubbock, TX

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Angelo State University
#16

Angelo State University

#1286 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 at San Antonio
#17

University of Texas at San Antonio

#2418 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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St. Mary's University, Texas
#18

St. Mary's University, Texas

#1749 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 North Texas Health Science Center
#19

University of North Texas Health Science Center

#1940 institution's overall influence

Student body

1K

Fort Worth, TX

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
#20

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

#463 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$11K

Student body

3K

Houston, TX

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Lamar University
#21

Lamar University

#2226 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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LeTourneau University
#22

LeTourneau University

#2983 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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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
#23

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

#2260 institution's overall influence

Student body

1K

Dallas, TX

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West Texas A&M University
#24

West Texas A&M University

#2370 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 Rio Grande Valley
#25

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

#2768 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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Stephen F. Austin State University
#26

Stephen F. Austin State University

#3700 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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Hardin–Simmons University
#27

Hardin–Simmons University

#2685 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
#28

Houston Baptist University

#3760 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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St. Edward's University
#29

St. Edward's University

#3541 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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Tarleton State University
#30

Tarleton State University

#5833 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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University of Houston–Clear Lake
#31

University of Houston–Clear Lake

#7263 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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University of Mary Hardin–Baylor
#32

University of Mary Hardin–Baylor

#7559 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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Texas A&M University–Commerce
#33

Texas A&M University–Commerce

#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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The King's University
#34

The King's University

#2366 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$12K

Acceptance

91%

0

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1046/22

Southlake, TX

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Texas A&M University–Kingsville
#35

Texas A&M University–Kingsville

#539 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

88%

Graduation

35%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

1030/19

Kingsville, TX

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