Colleges in Fort Worth

Colleges in Fort Worth

Fort Worth, Texas, is the fifth-largest city in the state. Founded in 1849, the city began as an army outpost and now is populated by three quarters of a million people, a number of world-class museums, and several university communities.

Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University is the oldest institution of higher education in Fort Worth. The private, Christian-based university follows a classical liberal arts curriculum in its eight colleges and schools that offer degrees ranging from bachelor’s to doctoral. Associated with TCU is the Brite Divinity School, a seminary that offers several theological degrees. Another option is twenty minutes outside of Fort Worth: University of Texas in Arlington, a public research institution that serves more than 40,000 students.

Texas Wesleyan University, founded in 1890, is a private liberal arts institution associated with the United Methodist Church. Fort Worth also hosts the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, one of the largest seminaries in the world which offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, primarily in theology.

Serving Tarrant County, which includes Fort Worth, is the Tarrant County College. Offering four types of associate degrees in 24 subject areas, TCC has five physical campuses and a distance learning option. When it comes to vocational or trade schools, Fort Worth has the Culinary School of Fort Worth with a Professional Culinary Program, as well as Epic Helicopters, which offers flight instruction in the region.

In the Cultural District, The University of North Texas Health Sciences Center is a graduate school with five colleges that offer a variety of degrees in health-related areas. The other graduate school in the city is the Texas A&M University School of Law, an ABA-accredited law school that confers Juris Doctor degrees, as well as two master’s degrees.

Automotive vehicles are the primary mode of transport around Fort Worth, although the city does maintain bus transportation and interurban train service. The city is served by the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

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Texas Christian University is a Tier 1 University with higher research activity and rated as having a more selective admissions process. The TCU mission is "to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the...

“…TCU is a small-medium size school that is gaining national recognition in academics and sports. The community is very supportive and school-spirited. The students and professors are all passionate about their particular area of study and just...” – Becca from California

The University of Texas at Arlington is a public research institution considered to have the "highest research activity" by Carnegie.  THe campus in the heart of North Texas and features 9 different schools and colleges, a Smart Hospital, Gallery at...

“…uta is perfect. it isn't to big or to small; it is growing and will soon be a pier 1 school. the academics are held on very high standards; 10 out of 10.” – Hilary from Garland, TX

The University of Dallas is a small, private Catholic institution based in Irving, Texas. The school offers programs in business, liberal arts, and ministry. A majority of students participate in study abroad programs and have traveled to places such...

“…UD is an extremely challenging university that will push you harder than you have ever been pushed. You will meet wonderful people and professors at this institution that will change your mentality and who you are as a person, as well as making great...” – Kim from Arlington, TX

Dallas Baptist University is a private Christian institution that features a “Christ-centered,” liberal arts curriculum with “selective” admissions. DBU operates three campuses around Texas in Dallas, Hurst, and Plano. A majority of students choose...

“…Dallas Baptist University is a university that puts values student leadership. From academics, to relationships with Christ, to the workers, faculty, and classes, Dallas Baptist University values each student and member and offers every possible way...” – CHRISTINA from Austin, TX

Calling Forth Worth, TX, home, Texas Wesleyan University is a 4-year institution founded in 1890 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university features 31 undergraduate majors and confers 7 types of degrees, bringing their “Smaller....

“…Texas Wesleyan is a school beyond words. Their small selection of students provides comfort, help, and fun for everybody. Texas Wesleyan has an amazing team that will help freshman along their first year in college.” – Jeaneth from Fort Worth, TX

Mountain View College is a public, 2-year institution located in Dallas, Texas. The college offers both associate’s degrees and certificates, with their primary academic focus being the Applied Sciences. Students enrolling at MVC can apply for a...

“…mountain view college is affordable and has a quality about itself. this school holds a high expectation for all of it's students. this school even encourages every student to put their best foot forward.” – Edward from Dallas, TX

Weatherford College is a public, 2-year institution primarily located in Parker County, Texas. Along with WC’s main campus, the college maintains satellite campuses in Wise County, Mineral Wells, and Granbury. Students enrolling in courses at WC can...

“…I have really enjoyed the nursing program in this school. They are willing to help students in every way possible. Being able to succeed in my everyday challenges has made me really enjoy the material taught.” – Alicia from North Richland Hills, TX

North Lake College is a public, 2-year institution established in Irving, Texas, with satellite facilities in Coppell and Dallas. The college offers associate’s degree and certificate programs in over 50 fields of study, with many courses available...

“…the students and staff at north lake are all eager to lend a helping hand to those around them, no matter the circumstances. the campus is very clean and beautiful, and students feel welcome and relaxed as they walk around. the students are well...” – Shauna from Lewisville, TX

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is a educational medical institution established in the city of Dallas. The university’s expansive campus includes three different schools and four hospital facilities. UT Southwestern is home to...

Featuring an educational model that combines traditional classroom approaches with hands-on ministry in area churches, The King’s University is an evangelical institution with a main campus in the northern Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Affiliated with...

Tarrant County College District is a public, 2-year community college operating five campuses around the Tarrant County district as well as a virtual campus called TCC connect. All have open admission policies. The college confers associate degrees...

“…enrollment has increased at tcc. the standards for all student are set high for success. weekend college has helped full time workers to enter college. ” – Renee from Ft. Worth, TX

Based upon the principles of the Restoration Movement of the Christian church, Dallas Christian College is a 4-year institution featuring a curriculum centered around Biblical values. All DCC faculty are required to affirm the school’s Statement of...

“…It is a spiritual growing school that will change you as a person (positive). The school's environment welcomes new students and is very active volunteer and help your neighbor essence. If you are looking for a good Christian school to improve...” – Irvin from Dallas, TX

Parker University is a private, 4-year health education institution established in Dallas, Texas. The college offers academic programs in the Health Sciences that award both certificates and degrees ranging from associate to doctoral-level. Students...

Featuring the second highest number of primary physician grads in America, the University of North Texas Health Science Center is a graduate school of health science in Fort Worth. For over 15 years, US News & World Report has listed UNT Health...

“…Faculty and staff at UNTHSC are very helpful. Some of the faculty members are really good at what they do. Professors are very knowledgeable. They relate their coursework to real life situations. ” – Shivani from Fort Worth, TX

Established in 1987, Messenger College is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Euless, Texas. MC offers a certificate, associate’s degree, and bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Counseling, each of...

Established in 1914, Brite Divinity School is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Fort Worth, Texas. As a branch institution of Texas Christian University, Brite offers seven certificate programs, three doctoral degree programs, and...

Remington College Fort Worth is a technical and vocational school and a DFW Metroplex-based campus of the Remington system. Remington Fort Worth confers associate degrees in seven career-centered fields of study and is home to nine diploma-granting...