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...

“…I feel like I am learning a lot! The professors have been great and are very helpful. It is a lot of work, but it keeps me busy and very focused on my education.” – Emily from Fort Worth, TX

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 has one of the best Nursing programs in the state of Texas and the nation as well.” – Allison from Burleson, 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...

“…This University is definitely a challenge. You will learn to make connections between two or more subjects you're studying simultaneously, and can therefore more easily apply your knowledge to everyday life and your future career...UD is big on the...” – Amanda from Clint, 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...

“…Looks like a great place to be, and is perfect for pursuing my call to Ministry.” – David from Center, 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....

“… The classes are small so that is very benifical, the faculty are nice and treat you like family. You will learn a ton if you apply your self.” – Garry from Waunakee, WI

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 recommend Weatherford College! I am from a small town of about 3,000 people and I was scared to go to college because I have never been in a big school. College just sounded big. I looked at many colleges and they were all so big. This college was...” – Modely from Olney, 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 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...

“…Although Tarrant County College is just a community college it offers classes that have a more rigorous course load like that of one in a major university. I am glad I came to this school before transferring out to a larger university because I feel...” – Devin from Keller, 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...

“…The best bible college that l would find here in Dallas. The vice president is so awesome! They care about you and they care about your spiritual life.” – Chabriel 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...

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...