Texas Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade (The 2010s)

There are 480 colleges in Texas State - 119 public and 361 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $5,386 for Texas residents and $11,209 for others in 2017. It increase 7.02% from last year and 32.41% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $18,544 which are increased 1.67% from last year and 14.75% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Texas Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Texas colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Texas public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $5,386 which has increased by 36.08% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $11,209 which has risen by 32.41%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 4.63% while last year increase rate was 7.02%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Texas Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$3,958$4,353$4,615$4,747$4,959$5,033$5,386
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%9.98%6.02%2.86%4.45%1.49%7.03%
Cumulative Rates0.00%9.98%16.60%19.94%25.28%27.14%36.08%
Out-of-State Costs$8,466$9,017$9,686$9,942$10,274$10,474$11,209
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%6.52%7.41%2.64%3.34%1.95%7.02%
Cumulative Rates0.00%6.52%14.42%17.44%21.36%23.72%32.41%
For private schools in Texas state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $18,544 which has increased by 14.75% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 2.11% while last year increase rate was 1.67%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Texas Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$16,161$16,438$16,981$17,368$17,497$18,240$18,544
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%1.71%3.30%2.28%0.74%4.25%1.67%
Cumulative Rates0.00%1.71%5.07%7.47%8.27%12.86%14.75%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Texas public schools are $6,986 which has increased by 24.03% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $15,508 which has risen by 29.37%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 4.20% while last year increase rate was 7.02%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Texas Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$5,633$6,062$6,276$6,420$6,452$6,638$6,986
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%7.62%3.53%2.29%0.51%2.87%5.24%
Cumulative Rates0.00%7.62%11.42%13.97%14.56%17.85%24.03%
Out-of-State Costs$11,987$12,596$13,266$13,714$13,833$14,492$15,508
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.08%5.32%3.38%0.86%4.76%7.02%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.08%10.67%14.41%15.40%20.89%29.37%
For private graduate schools in Texas state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $16,266 which has increased by 19.26% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 2.75151% while last year increase rate was 1.36%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Texas Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$13,639$14,111$15,090$15,382$15,637$16,047$16,266
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%3.46%6.94%1.94%1.66%2.63%1.36%
Cumulative Rates0.00%3.46%10.64%12.78%14.65%17.66%19.26%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Texas college cost trends.

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