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2021 Best General Education Schools in Texas

15 Colleges
$44,978 Avg Salary
$29,232 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Education School for You

General Education is the #98 most popular major in Texas with 772 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Best General Education Schools in Texas ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 15 schools in Texas to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

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2021 Best General Education Schools in Texas

The colleges and universities below are the best for education majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best General Education Schools

#1

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Our 2021 rankings named Texas Christian University the best school in Texas for general education students. Located in the large city of Fort Worth, TCU is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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The excellent programs at East Texas Baptist University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best general education schools in Texas. Located in the distant town of Marshall, East Texas Baptist University is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Out of the 15 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, Southwestern Assemblies of God University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Waxahachie.

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The excellent programs at University of the Incarnate Word helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best general education schools in Texas. Located in the city of San Antonio, UIW is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

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The excellent programs at Concordia University - Texas helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best general education schools in Texas. Concordia University - Texas is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Lakeway.

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University of St. Thomas ranked #6 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in Texas list. UST is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Houston.

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The University of Texas at Arlington ranked #7 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in Texas list. UT Arlington is a very large public school located in the large city of Arlington.

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Abilene Christian University landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general education programs. Abilene Christian is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Abilene.

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Southern Methodist University landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general education programs. SMU is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Dallas.

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Dallas Baptist University came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best General Education Schools in Texas ranking. DBU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Dallas.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 650
Oklahoma 250
New Mexico 252

One of 14 majors within the area of study, general education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 15 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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