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Texas Technical Schools

A technical degree can help prepare students for a career in technical electronics and computer technology industries; accounting, office, and new media technologies, maintenance technologies, and in health/medical industries. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Texas technical schools fit the bill.

Texas technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Texas’s best technical schools include Texas Technical University (est. 1923), Texas State Technical College (est. 1965), and Southern Careers Institute (est. 1960). Overall, the state of Texas has 109 public and 105 private institutions with more than 1,117,311 students enrolled. There are thousands of students enrolled in Texas technical schools with more than 40,288 enrolled Texas’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Texas Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Texas technical school is $5,538 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Texas technical school is $19,626 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition rate for Texas technical schools starts at around $220 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $320 per credit hour. Technical students will pay the same amount for tuition and fees for online programs as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Texas colleges is $6,829 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Texas Technical Schools and Enrollment

Texas Technical University, (avg. enrollment, 30,049 students)
Texas State Technical College, (avg. enrollment, 10,000+ students)
Southern Careers Institute, (avg. enrollment, 239 students)
 
Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Texas

Texas Technical University
Lincoln Technical Institute
University of Phoenix
DeVry University-Texas

Accredited Texas Technical Schools

Texas Technical University
Texas State Technical College
Southern Careers Institute
Texas State Community College

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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