Most colleges in Texas are around the cities of Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and more. Texas has the largest state colleges, midsize to small liberal arts and private schools. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Loner Star state:
Salary BreakdownAccording to the College Scorecard alums from Rice Univeristy earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $111,900. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Texas is $49,720. You do the math!
According to the College Scorecard alums from Rice Univeristy earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $111,900. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Texas is $49,720. You do the math!
Texas is a member of the SREB's Academic Common Market. Students can enroll in an out of state college that offer their degree program and pay the school's in state tuition rate. Students can choose to attend in one of the 15 SREB states. Other neighboring states that participate are Oklahoma and Tennessee.
Texas offers several tuition savings programs to reduce the cost of college. For example, the Texas Tuition Promise Fund is a prepaid plan in which residents can prepay for future college tuition and fees at today's rates. All two and four year colleges accept this plan in addition to out of state and specialized schools. Also, your fund earnings are federal, tax free.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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