As college admissions deadlines approach, seniors are faced with a difficult decision. For those remaining in-state, here are some quick facts for state universities that may make your decision a little simpler. Please keep in mind that many universities have decided to waive the SAT/ACT requirement due to Covid-19.

Texas A&M:

Located: College Station (188 miles, 3 hr. drive)

Acceptance Rate: 57.8%

Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 53,791

SAT/ACT: not required

In-state Tuition $12,445

Texas State:

Located: San Marcos (231 miles away, 3 1/2 hr. drive)

Acceptance Rate: 81.1%

Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 38,187

SAT/ACT: not required

In-state Tuition: $11,550

Texas Tech:

Located: Lubbock (304 miles, 5 hr drive)

Acceptance Rate: 69%

Undergraduate Students Enrolled 32,125

SAT/ACT: not required

In-state Tuition: $11,319

University of North Texas:

Located: Denton (25 miles, 1/2 hr drive)

Acceptance Rate: 74%

Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 32,126

SAT/ACT: not required

In-state Tuition: $11,821

University of Texas at Austin:

Located: Austin (201 miles, 3 hr drive)

Acceptance Rate: 32%

Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 40,163

SAT/ACT: not required

In-state Tuition: $11,106

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