Best Online Colleges in Texas List Published by Higher Education Resource

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A freshly-published list of the Best Online Colleges in Texas comes from, a leading higher education resource. The top colleges and universities in Texas featured on the ranking offer cost-friendly virtual learning programs. The 4-Year schools earning places among the top five were Wayland Baptist University, Texas A & M University-College Station, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, University of the Incarnate Word, University of Houston-Victoria. The premier 2-Year schools were Western Texas College, Odessa College, Panola College, Tyler Junior College and Central Texas College.

“For an institution to offer virtual learning in the first place is a huge achievement, and demonstrates active involvement with the current trends in higher education,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of “To offer a first-rate program is that much more impressive.”

Ten major data points factored into the calibration of this ranking, including direct financial aid opportunities, the count and breadth of available online programs, and the 6-year graduation rate at 4-Year schools. All colleges and universities on the Best Online Colleges in Texas list are accredited public or private not-for-profit institutions.

Further information about the methodology of this ranking can be found via this link:

Explore a complete list of the Best Online 4-Year schools in Texas:

Amberton University
Angelo State University
Criswell College
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas Christian College
Grace School of Theology
King’s University
Lamar University
Lubbock Christian University
Messenger College
Midwestern State University
Northwood University-Texas
Our Lady of the Lake University
Parker University
Prairie View A & M University
Sam Houston State University
South Texas College
Southwestern Adventist University
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Stephen F Austin State University
Sul Ross State University
Tarleton State University
Texas A & M International University
Texas A & M University-Central
Texas A & M University-College Station
Texas A & M University-Commerce
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Texas A & M University-Kingsville
Texas Southern University
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Texas Woman’s University
The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at El Paso
The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
The University of Texas Medical Branch
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
University of Houston
University of Houston-Clear Lake
University of Houston-Downtown
University of Houston-Victoria
University of North Texas
University of the Incarnate Word
Wayland Baptist University
West Texas A & M University

Explore a complete list of the Best Online 2-Year schools in Texas:

Alvin Community College
Amarillo College
Austin Community College
Central Texas College
Cisco College
College of the Mainland
Collin County Community College District
District North Central Texas College
El Paso Community College
Grayson College
Houston Community College
Lamar Institute of Technology
Lone Star College System
McLennan Community College
Navarro College
Odessa College
Panola College
San Jacinto Community College
Tarrant County College District
Trinity Valley Community College
Tyler Junior College
Weatherford College
Western Texas College began in 2012 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by more than 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 130 government organizations.

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