The cost of college in Texas
Student Loan Hero Examines What It Really Costs To Go To College Or University
HOUSTON (KIAH) – A new study from Lendingtree’s Student Loan Hero examines which colleges in Texas offer the best value for money. The company says Texas student debt portfolios have reached about $ 117.5 billion, with 3.6 million Texans paying an average of $ 267 per month in student loans. The analysis looked at what students actually pay, on average, to attend school, including tuition, fees, and supplies, less financial aid, scholarships, and grants.
Researchers say that as of the 2018-19 school year, only 14% of undergraduates in four years did not receive financial aid, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
The group, which is part of the Lendingtree Corporation, has examined more than 1,800 institutions enrolling at least 1,000 students and mainly granting bachelor’s degrees in all 50 states and Washington, DC, to determine public and private colleges and universities. the most and the cheapest. in every state.
Here are the results for the state of Texas.
Cheapest public school: Texas A&M International University (Laredo)
Net price: $ 3,074
Median debt: $ 14,789
Median earnings: $ 45,800
Cheapest private school: Huston-Tillotson University (Austin)
Net price: $ 16,775
Median debt: $ 28,456
Median earnings: $ 30,800
Most expensive public school: Texas Southern University (Houston)
Net price: $ 19,430
Median debt: $ 29,531
Median earnings: $ 31,300
Most expensive private school: Texas Christian University (Fort Worth)
Net price: $ 36,811
Median debt: $ 21,500
Median earnings: $ 52,800
You can read the full report here: Most Expensive and Cheapest Colleges in Every State to Get a Bachelor Degree
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