Best History Graduate Programs in Texas

We ranked the top grad schools for history acccording to economic returns. Three years after completing their degree, history master’s graduates earn a weighted average salary of $43,449. 

Our rankings of master’s in history programs cover 52 of the 177 programs available, accounting for 51% of total conferrals. We are unable to include schools for which there are insufficient earnings and/or debt data.



 

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#1 in Texas | #7 in History nationally

The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Texas

Economic score: 0.49

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $53,810

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $8,906

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $31,592

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.59

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Texas | #17 in History nationally

Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, Texas

Economic score: 0.75

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $49,315

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $22

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $37,166

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.75

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#3 in Texas | #20 in History nationally

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

Economic score: 0.79

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $42,123

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $2,816

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $31,192

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.74

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#4 in Texas | #34 in History nationally

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

Economic score: 1.19

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $35,060

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $9,875

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $32,483

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.93

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

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El Paso, Texas

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Lubbock, Texas

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Denton, Texas

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Plainview, Texas

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West Texas A & M University

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How long does it take to pay down debt in history in Texas?

Years

Under a year

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in history is covered by average graduate earnings in under a year.

How much do graduates with master's degree in history earn in Texas?

Salary

$44,974

The median master's degree in history graduate earns $44,974 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in history cost in Texas?

Net cost

$15,098

The average annual cost of a master's degree in history is $15,098. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.