Nursing Schools in Texas

The state of Texas is home to 147 nursing schools. This year, we evaluated 97 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best value schools in Texas. Nursingexplorer.com's ranking system is data-driven. We only use quantifiable data (such as NCLEX pass rate and average net price) to calculate the ranks. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Texas

Listed below are all the nursing schools located in Texas. Use the sort feature to view which schools have the best RN and LPN programs, which ones are the cheapest or to compare campus sizes. Click on each school's name for more detail info.


East Texas Baptist University

East Texas Baptist University

Marshall, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,370
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
RN Programs best-value score77.9

Programs offered

  • BSN
University of Houston

University of Houston

Houston, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$15,664
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
RN Programs best-value score83.5

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University

Longview, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,608
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
RN Programs best-value score75.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Texas State University

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,579
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate99.7%
RN Programs best-value score85.9

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Concordia University Texas

Concordia University Texas

Austin, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,578
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate99.3%
RN Programs best-value score73.8

Programs offered

  • BSN
Laredo Community College

Laredo Community College

Laredo, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,002
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate98.8%
RN Programs best-value score95.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Howard College

Howard College

Big Spring, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,894
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate97.1%
RN Programs best-value score95.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
University of the Incarnate Word

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,895
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.7%
RN Programs best-value score75.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
Baylor University

Baylor University

Waco, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$37,745
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.6%
RN Programs best-value score55.6

Baylor University (BU) is a private Baptist university in Waco, Texas. It was chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, making it one of the oldest universities in Texas and one of the first institutions west of the Mississippi River. It is located near the Brazos River and includes a ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • BSN to DNP
West Texas A & M University

West Texas A & M University

Canyon, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,806
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.4%
RN Programs best-value score85.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
Panola College

Panola College

Carthage, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,801
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate95.6%
RN Programs best-value score90.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate80.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score79.4

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
The University of Texas Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is a public institution with both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It is part of the University of Texas System and located in Galveston, Texas. It is about 50 miles from Houston. UTMB is a major academic health center and home to the ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Houston, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is a public university in the Texas Medical Center. It was established in 1972 as part of the University of Texas System, which includes ten campuses throughout the state. UTHealth is organized into six schools, including the ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
Alvin Community College

Alvin Community College

Alvin, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,485
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.9%
RN Programs best-value score92.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score88.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$35,363
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.8%
RN Programs best-value score57.8

Established in 1873, Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private institution in Fort Worth, Texas. The campus is about three to four miles from the downtown area of Fort Worth. Most of the academic buildings and residence halls are within walking distance and half of the students live on ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
Texas Lutheran University

Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,855
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.8%
RN Programs best-value score77.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is a public institution in Lubbock, Texas, offering both undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs. Additional campuses are in El Paso, Abilene, Dallas, Amarillo, and the Permian Basin. It is part of the Texas Tech University System ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
Texas A & M International University

Texas A & M International University

Laredo, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,857
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.3%
RN Programs best-value score96.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
Mountain View College

Mountain View College

Dallas, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,036
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.3%
RN Programs best-value score96.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,776
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.9%
RN Programs best-value score86.1

The University of Texas at Tyler is a public university and part of the University of Texas System. It was established as Tyler State College in 1971, joining the UT system in 1979. UT Tyler now offers over 90 different undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its five professional ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
Amarillo College

Amarillo College

Amarillo, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,089
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.8%
RN Programs best-value score97.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score95.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Blinn College

Blinn College

Brenham, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,289
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.7%
RN Programs best-value score85.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate98.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score76.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Texas Woman's University

Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,129
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.3%
RN Programs best-value score90.7

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
Baptist Health System School of Health Professions

Baptist Health System School of Health Professions

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • Diploma
  • BSN
Brookhaven College

Brookhaven College

Farmers Branch, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,516
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate93.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
Wharton County Junior College

Wharton County Junior College

Wharton, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,729
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
RN Programs best-value score97.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate88.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score95.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Stephen F Austin State University

Stephen F Austin State University

Nacogdoches, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,650
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
RN Programs best-value score87.4

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Austin Community College District

Austin Community College District

Austin, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,574
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.8%
RN Programs best-value score93.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,356
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.7%
RN Programs best-value score83.9

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
Odessa College

Odessa College

Odessa, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,306
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.2%
RN Programs best-value score91.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health

Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health

Lubbock, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • Diploma
Lamar University

Lamar University

Beaumont, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,485
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.0%
RN Programs best-value score87.5

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
Tyler Junior College

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,417
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.8%
RN Programs best-value score90.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Vernon College

Vernon College

Vernon, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,818
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.6%
RN Programs best-value score94.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Collin County Community College District

Collin County Community College District

McKinney, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,571
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Central Texas College

Central Texas College

Killeen, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,203
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.5%
RN Programs best-value score95.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate91.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score92.4

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,742
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.4%
RN Programs best-value score86.9

Programs offered

  • BSN
Del Mar College

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,365
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate90.3%
RN Programs best-value score95.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate94.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score92.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
Texas A & M University-Commerce

Texas A & M University-Commerce

Commerce, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,396
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.7%
RN Programs best-value score87.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,533
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.5%
RN Programs best-value score85.7

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is a public research university and part of the University of Texas System. There are ten campuses in this university system, including the Arlington campus. It is one of the largest universities in the state with over 41,000 students in 2017. UTA also ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
The University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,785
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.5%
RN Programs best-value score93.4

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a public university in El Paso, established in 1914. It is part of the University of Texas System along with nine other campuses. The university started as the State School of Mines and Metallurgy before expanding their offerings to include 71 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
Midland College

Midland College

Midland, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,677
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.4%
RN Programs best-value score89.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
Hill College

Hill College

Hillsboro, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,327
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
RN Programs best-value score91.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.5%
LPN/LVN best-value score86.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
College of the Mainland

College of the Mainland

Texas City, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,463
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.0%
RN Programs best-value score97.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate85.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score96.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Victoria College

Victoria College

Victoria, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,793
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.9%
RN Programs best-value score93.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate93.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Angelo State University

Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,742
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.9%
RN Programs best-value score86.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • MSN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College

Paris, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,845
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.4%
RN Programs best-value score91.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate93.5%
LPN/LVN best-value score86.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Texarkana College

Texarkana College

Texarkana, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,530
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.3%
RN Programs best-value score93.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate97.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,948
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.3%
RN Programs best-value score85.0

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is one of ten campuses in the Texas A&M University System. The university began life as the University of Corpus Christi in 1947. It was a private university established by the Baptist General Convention of Texas. After the campus was mostly destroyed ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
Temple College

Temple College

Temple, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,870
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.2%
RN Programs best-value score97.2
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate96.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score95.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
Weatherford College

Weatherford College

Weatherford, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,629
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
RN Programs best-value score93.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate94.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score89.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Grayson College

Grayson College

Denison, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,991
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.9%
RN Programs best-value score91.6
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate88.5%
LPN/LVN best-value score85.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Angelina College

Angelina College

Lufkin, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,792
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.5%
RN Programs best-value score90.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score83.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
El Paso Community College

El Paso Community College

El Paso, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,553
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate87.5%
RN Programs best-value score96.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio

Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • BSN
Coastal Bend College

Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,725
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.7%
RN Programs best-value score91.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate83.9%
LPN/LVN best-value score85.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Tarrant County College District

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,737
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.6%
RN Programs best-value score93.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Texas State Technical College - West Texas

Texas State Technical College - West Texas

Sweetwater, TX
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Houston Baptist University

Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,084
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.3%
RN Programs best-value score73.4

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Kilgore College

Kilgore College

Kilgore, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,828
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate86.0%
RN Programs best-value score93.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate81.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score87.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
South Plains College

South Plains College

Levelland, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,611
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate85.9%
RN Programs best-value score97.5
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate95.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score96.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
Lamar State College-Orange

Lamar State College-Orange

Orange, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$3,975
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate85.6%
RN Programs best-value score97.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score94.8

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$27,175
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate85.3%
RN Programs best-value score64.5

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • DNP
Midwestern State University

Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,210
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate85.3%
RN Programs best-value score88.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
South Texas College

South Texas College

McAllen, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$1,825
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.7%
RN Programs best-value score100.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score100.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Navarro College

Navarro College

Corsicana, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,991
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.6%
RN Programs best-value score87.1
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate95.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score80.1

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
Lee College

Lee College

Baytown, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,685
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.6%
RN Programs best-value score91.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score86.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Belton, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,579
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.4%
RN Programs best-value score67.9

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Ranger College

Ranger College

Ranger, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,348
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.0%
RN Programs best-value score95.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.4

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
Galveston College

Galveston College

Galveston, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,421
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate84.0%
RN Programs best-value score96.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate84.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
San Jacinto Community College

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,932
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.5%
RN Programs best-value score89.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
University of St Thomas

University of St Thomas

Houston, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,221
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.4%
RN Programs best-value score75.1

Programs offered

  • BSN
Hardin-Simmons University

Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,546
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.3%
RN Programs best-value score73.2

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • CNA
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
Brazosport College

Brazosport College

Lake Jackson, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,304
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate83.2%
RN Programs best-value score95.0
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate96.0%
LPN/LVN best-value score92.5

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Cisco College

Cisco College

Cisco, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,236
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.7%
RN Programs best-value score89.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate88.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score82.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
North Central Texas College

North Central Texas College

Gainesville, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,771
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.6%
RN Programs best-value score94.3
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate88.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Trinity Valley Community College

Trinity Valley Community College

Athens, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,597
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate82.2%
RN Programs best-value score91.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
Houston Community College

Houston Community College

Houston, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,743
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate81.9%
RN Programs best-value score95.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate73.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.9

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Northeast Texas Community College

Northeast Texas Community College

Mount Pleasant, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,870
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate81.5%
RN Programs best-value score89.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score84.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,290
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate81.4%
RN Programs best-value score87.6

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Southwest Texas Junior College

Southwest Texas Junior College

Uvalde, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,780
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate81.2%
RN Programs best-value score92.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate86.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score88.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,831
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate81.2%
RN Programs best-value score83.8

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
Clarendon College

Clarendon College

Clarendon, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,739
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate80.2%
RN Programs best-value score89.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate77.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score81.6

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
San Antonio College

San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,370
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate80.1%
RN Programs best-value score91.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Hallmark University

Hallmark University

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$10,814
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate77.4%
RN Programs best-value score86.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
Dallas Nursing Institute

Dallas Nursing Institute

Dallas, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,925
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate77.1%
RN Programs best-value score70.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score57.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Chamberlain University-Texas

Chamberlain University-Texas

Houston, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$28,789
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate76.7%
RN Programs best-value score58.0

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • RN to MSN
Schreiner University

Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$17,796
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate75.4%
RN Programs best-value score74.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate74.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score55.6

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • BSN
McLennan Community College

McLennan Community College

Waco, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,929
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate75.3%
RN Programs best-value score91.9
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate85.3%
LPN/LVN best-value score87.7

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN
Wayland Baptist University

Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$18,693
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate74.0%
RN Programs best-value score72.8

Programs offered

  • BSN
El Centro College

El Centro College

Dallas, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,761
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate71.5%
RN Programs best-value score93.4
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate98.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score91.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,930
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate71.3%
RN Programs best-value score86.4

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Texas Southmost College

Texas Southmost College

Brownsville, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,240
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate68.6%
RN Programs best-value score95.8
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate81.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score93.9

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • ADN
  • BSN
  • LPN
The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest

The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest

Houston, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,022
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate64.4%
RN Programs best-value score57.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Port Arthur, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,266
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate47.2%
RN Programs best-value score88.7
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate93.5%
LPN/LVN best-value score90.2

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Lone Star College - North Harris Meep

Lone Star College - North Harris Meep

Houston, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
South Plains College - Reese Center

South Plains College - Reese Center

Lubbock, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Lone Star College - Kingwood

Lone Star College - Kingwood

Kingwood Drive, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Howard College at San Angelo

Howard College at San Angelo

San Angelo, TX
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Navarro College at Waxahachie

Navarro College at Waxahachie

Waxahachie, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Odessa College at Andrews

Odessa College at Andrews

Andrews, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Blinn College - Bryan Campus

Blinn College - Bryan Campus

Bryan, TX
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University

Alpine, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,274
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate92.6%
LPN/LVN best-value score76.7

Programs offered

  • LPN
El Paso Community College - Meep

El Paso Community College - Meep

El Paso, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
El Paso Community College At Mission Del Paso

El Paso Community College At Mission Del Paso

El Paso, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Texas State Technical College

Texas State Technical College

Waco, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,986
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate91.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score86.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
Valley Baptist Medical Center

Valley Baptist Medical Center

Harlingen, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Vista College

Vista College

El Paso, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$16,938
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate87.8%
LPN/LVN best-value score64.5

Programs offered

  • LPN
Mclennan Community College

Mclennan Community College

Waco, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Frank Phillips College

Frank Phillips College

Borger, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,731
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate82.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score85.3

Programs offered

  • LPN
Brightwood College-San Antonio-Ingram

Brightwood College-San Antonio-Ingram

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,207
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate82.5%
LPN/LVN best-value score51.6

Programs offered

  • LPN
St Philip's College

St Philip's College

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,669
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate81.2%
LPN/LVN best-value score85.2

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
Concorde Career Institute

Concorde Career Institute

Arlington, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies

Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies

Weslaco, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$12,428
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate78.4%
LPN/LVN best-value score72.1

Programs offered

  • LPN
Lone Star College - Tomball

Lone Star College - Tomball

Tomball, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Brightwood College-Corpus Christi

Brightwood College-Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,616
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate72.7%
LPN/LVN best-value score41.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
Fortis College-Grand Prairie

Fortis College-Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,036
Avg. NCLEX PN Passrate68.1%
LPN/LVN best-value score60.0

Programs offered

  • LPN
Anamarc College - El Paso

Anamarc College - El Paso

El Paso, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Quest College

Quest College

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,283

Programs offered

Fortis College-Houston

Fortis College-Houston

Houston, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,414

Programs offered

Lone Star College System

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,578

Programs offered

  • ADN
Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,913

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • RN to BSN
McMurry University

McMurry University

Abilene, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,991

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • CNA
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • Nurse Educator
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$6,795

Programs offered

  • ADN
Southwestern Adventist University

Southwestern Adventist University

Keene, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,143

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN
Texas A&M University-Texarkana

Texas A&M University-Texarkana

Texarkana, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,567

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • BSN
Texas A&M Health Science Center

Texas A&M Health Science Center

College Station, TX
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Texas A&M Health Science Center is a private institution in Bryan, Texas, which borders the city of College Station. The center was established in 1999 as an independent institution and received accreditation in 2002. It merged with Texas A&M University in 2013 and is quickly becoming ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHealth San Antonio) is part of the University of Texas System. It is the largest health sciences university in the South Texas region and offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The university was established in ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • LPN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Edinburg, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$4,095

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
University of Houston-Victoria

University of Houston-Victoria

Victoria, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,305

The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is a component of the University of Houston System that also operates four other campuses. However, UHV is not a branch campus. It has its own accreditations and academic programs. It even has its own satellite campus in Katy, Texas. The main campus in ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to MSN
Western Texas College

Western Texas College

Snyder, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,500

Programs offered

  • LPN
Texas A & M University-College Station

Texas A & M University-College Station

College Station, TX
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$19,554

Programs offered

  • BSN
The College of Health Care Professions-Austin

The College of Health Care Professions-Austin

Austin, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,580

Programs offered

National American University-Austin

National American University-Austin

Austin, TX
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Cisco Junior College - Abilene Education Center Campus

Cisco Junior College - Abilene Education Center Campus

Abilene, TX
Campus size
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Prairie View AM University Nursing Center

Prairie View AM University Nursing Center

Houston, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • BSN
Wayland Baptist University - San Antonio Campus

Wayland Baptist University - San Antonio Campus

San Antonio, TX
Campus size
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • BSN
Academy of Health Care Professions

Academy of Health Care Professions

Austin, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
American Medical Institute

American Medical Institute

Houston, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Angelina College At Lufkin - Meep

Angelina College At Lufkin - Meep

Lufkin, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Angelina College At Lufkin -Traditional

Angelina College At Lufkin -Traditional

Lufkin, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Fortis College - Houston Campus

Fortis College - Houston Campus

Houston, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Midland College at Midland

Midland College at Midland

Midland, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Navarro College at Corsicana

Navarro College at Corsicana

Corsicana, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
Temple College at Temple

Temple College at Temple

Temple, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost

University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost

Brownsville, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • RN to BSN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Vista College

Vista College

El Paso, TX
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/Campuses

The following schools are closed permanently.

Career Point College (Closed in 2016)
LPN
ITT Technical Institute-Richardson (Closed in 2016)
ADN
Platt College - Dallas (Closed in 2014)
LPN
ITT Technical Institute-Arlington (Closed in 2016)
ADN
Sanford-Brown College-Dallas (Closed in 2016)
ADN

Texas's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Texas's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average


Texas Nursing Salary and Emplyment Statistics


Median Salary
Job title Total Nurses Jobs/1000 Hourly Annual
Registered Nurses 212,230 17.848 $34 $70,730
Nurse Anesthetists 5,770 0.485 $76 $157,570
Nurse Midwives 170 0.014 $46 $94,700
Nurse Practitioners 10,730 0.902 $53 $109,620
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 72,010 6.056 $22 $45,400
Nursing Assistants 88,500 7.443 $12 $24,880
  • Jobs/1000 - the number of jobs (employment) in the given job title per 1,000 jobs (across all occupations ) in the state.
  • Data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Survey