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Rice University framed by trees
Rice University ranked No. 32 on Forbes' America's Top Colleges list and No. 20 on Money's The Best Colleges for Your Money list, making it the No. 1 university in Texas. LSRCommunities.com
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The University of Texas ranked No. 2 in Texas on Forbes' list. Photo via Tex.org
Kyle Field Texas A&M Home of the 12th Man fans in stadium
Texas A&M University came in at No. 5 in the state on Forbes' list and at No. 2 in Texas on Money's list. AggieMedia.TAMU.edu