Thinking about attending college in Texas? Whether you're looking for a school with school spirit and a great party scene, a sports-crazed fan base or a school with rigorous academic standards, you'll find the right school for you. PayScale's College Salary Report ranks Texas colleges by alumni salaries. This list includes salary data for alumni whose highest degree was a bachelor's degree.
Believe it or not, among the best universities in Texas for median salary potential, Rice University, a private not-for-profit school, wins highest alumni salaries by a long-shot. Rice University also takes first place for highest early career salary - graduates with 0-5 years experience.
The University of Texas -Austin and Texas A and M University compete in football, but they also compete for high alumni salaries.
Many graduates from Texas Universities go on to work as Software or Mechanical Engineers, become Statisticians, or even go on to practice law.