College Rankings - Local Atmosphere in Texas

Making the grade: A high Local Atmosphere grade indicates that the area surrounding campus is safe and scenic. Other factors include nearby attractions, proximity to other schools, and the town's attitude toward students. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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A+
Rice University
Houston, TX
3,848
A+
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
6,249
A+
St. Edward's University
Austin, TX
4,240
A+
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
8,456
A+
University of Texas - Austin
Austin, TX
39,955
A
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, TX
3,513
A
Lubbock Christian University
Lubbock, TX
1,640
A
Our Lady of the Lake University
San Antonio, TX
1,507
A
University of Houston - Downtown
Houston, TX
13,709
A-
St. Philip's College
San Antonio, TX
10,313
A-
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Houston, TX
4,541
A-
University of Texas - San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
25,979
A-
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX
6,404
B+
Houston Baptist University
Houston, TX
2,052
B+
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin, TX
884
B+
St. Mary's University - Texas
San Antonio, TX
2,412
B+
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
40,103
B+
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX
29,458
B+
Trinity University - Texas
San Antonio, TX
2,286
B+
University of Houston
Houston, TX
32,760
B+
University of North Texas
Denton, TX
30,593
B+
University of St. Thomas - Texas
Houston, TX
1,573
B+
University of Texas - Arlington
Arlington, TX
25,761
B+
University of Texas - Dallas
Richardson, TX
11,659
B+
University of Texas - El Paso
El Paso, TX
19,217