Colleges in Texas

Colleges in Texas

The second largest state in both area and population, Texas spans through several climate zones so weather varies widely across The Lone Star State. There are six university systems, the University of Houston System, University of North Texas System, University of Texas System, Texas A&M University System, Texas State University System, and the Texas Tech University System. There are also a large number of private liberal arts colleges, theological institutions, and 9 historically black colleges and universities in Texas, to go along with the extensive community college system. Baylor University is the oldest institution in the state, whereas Rice University has the most selective admissions process. Petroleum and natural gas, farming, steel, and banking are top-ranking industries in Texas. The Alamo, Big Bend National Park, and San Antonio’s River Walk are popular attractions.
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Texas A & M University-College Station

Opening its doors on October 4, 1876, Texas A&M University’s College Station campus was the first institution of higher education in Texas. A&M is home to 16 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 125 academic programs. This...

“…Wonderful atmosphere on campus. Just attended NSC in early June and enjoyed hearing about all the great programs and classes I will start in the fall of 2012. Enjoyed getting to know some of my fellow classmates. I am from out of state and they...” – KLM from Florida

The University of Texas at Austin

A Public Ivy and space-grant institution, the University of Texas at Austin is one of nine academic universities in the UT system, and also the first. Founded in 1883 and home to 18 schools and colleges, it is one of the largest schools in the US but...

“…UT has so much to offer to every kind of student. UT has a balance between social opportunities and academic opportunities. With more than 40,000 undergraduate students, the school provides so much diversity.” – Brandon from Pearland, TX

Baylor University

Founded in 1845 by the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor University is a 4-year Christian institution and the oldest continuously-operating university in Texas. Baylor offers bachelor’s degrees in 128 academic fields of study. As a...

“…Baylor is AWESOME. The administration and faculty are always willing to help, and they connect with students on such a personal and individual level. The gorgeous campus, friendly, Christian atmosphere, and stellar academics have truly made Baylor my...” – Sarah from Spring, TX

University of Houston

The University of Houston is a public research institution and the third-largest university in Texas. UH is home to 16 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in 108 fields of study. A diverse campus, UH has been designated an Hispanic-...

“…in my opinion, this school is underrated. it is an excellent university with excellent professors and spectacular school spirit. it can definitely compete with other texas universities. ” – Christopher from Houston, TX

Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is a 4-year public school in south Texas and the largest campus in the TSU system. TSU hosts nine colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in 98 academic majors. Every year, Texas State unveils a Common...

“…I would give Texas State a 10. Everyone is so nice and social and the campus is absolutely gorgeous! ” – Lauren from Keller, TX

Rice University

Originally founded as the William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Literature, Science, and Art, Rice University is a 4-year private institution in Houston. Rice encompasses six colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over...

“…Rice is outstanding in all areas of college life, from academics, to partying, right down to the weather. I was a little hesitant to leave New York for Texas and pay a little bit more than my other college options, but honestly Rice was worth the...” – Janet from Carmel, NY

The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a 4-year public research institution and the largest university in the San Antonio region. UTSA encompasses nine colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees as well as an Honors College. Between...

“…utsa has a diverse student population, a wide range of student services (including an excellent gym facility, complete with cooking courses, personal trainers, and rock-climbing wall), and a rapidly growing academic program with professors from all...” – Catherine from Helotes, TX

University of North Texas

The University of North Texas is a public institution featuring a main campus in Denton. Ranked as a Tier One research university, UNT is home to an Office of Research and Innovation, as well as the Institutes of Research Excellence, which include...

“…diverse student population, lots of nontraditional students and commuters. lots of options for food on campus. great teachers and class sizes.” – Mia from Dallas, TX

Sam Houston State University

Sam Houston University is a public, 4-year institution located in Huntsville, Texas. Founded in 1879, SHSU is the third oldest public university in the state and a member of the Texas State University System. The university provides 170 fields of...

“…Great academic programs without the expensive tuition and stuffy atmosphere of other schools. One of the country's most underrated schools. The best university you've never heard of. ” – Katherine from Huntsville, TX

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University is a 4-year public research university and the flagship campus of the TTU System. Texas Tech encompasses 12 colleges and schools and is the only Texas college to feature an undergraduate university, law school, and medical...

“…texas tech university is by far a home away from home for me. i met so many unique and diverse people and grew closer to them as my temporary family. texas tech is, was, and will always be my number one choice” – Tyler from Idalou, TX

The University of Texas at Dallas

Founded in 1961 by three Texas Instruments executives, the University of Texas at Dallas is a 4-year public institution in the Dallas metro area and a campus of the UT system. UT Dallas encompasses eight schools granting degrees in over 140 fields of...

“…I love UTD! This school is a small, tight-knit community with diverse backgrounds that keeps college life interesting. Once in, you are most likely to stay!” – Natasya from Plano, TX

Texas Christian University

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

Texas Southern University

One of the largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, Texas Southern University is a 4-year public institution in Houston. TSU is home to 12 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 100 academic majors...

“…texas southern university is a historically black college. the university is well-known within the state of texas, but it is not widely recognized. my university is a good school, but like any other school it is easy to get distracted.” – Makeda from Houston, TX

The University of Texas at Arlington

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...

“…The key to the awesomeness at the University of Texas at Arlington is its balance of big school resources and research with small school attitude of caring. They make everything comfortable for commuters and residents alike and even though you're in...” – Amecia from Arlington, TX

Southern Methodist University

The Southern Methodist University is a private research institution in Texas featuring a liberal arts curriculum. The Dallas campus provides more than 200 areas of study to choose from, along with the Locomotor Lab to address scientific questions on...

“…SMU is a small university in a big city. The beautiful campus is a welcoming place for students who want to get involved and meet people from around the country and world. SMU offers endless ways to get involved and Dallas is the perfect city for...” – Paige from Edmond, OK

St. Mary's University

Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary, St. Mary’s University is a Catholic liberal arts college in San Antonio. The oldest Catholic university in Texas, St. Mary’s awards undergrad and graduate degrees in more than 75 academic programs. As a...

“…it gave me the best college experience. it is though but worth it. i feel i have grown in knowledge and in life.” – Arturo from Harlingen, TX

The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler is one of 14 institutions in the public UT system. UT at Tyler’s main campus is made up of 259 acres surrounded by pine and oak forests, bordered by a lake, that hosts 7 colleges providing more than 80 degrees. It...

“…Graduate College of Nursing On-line was everything I needed to complete my MSN: Administration and Educator Certificate. Direct access to professors was a benefit that I did not know in my previous on-line BSN courses with another college.” – Denise from Arlington, TX

Lamar University

Named for the second president of the Republic of Texas, Lamar University is a 4-year public school in southeast Texas and a member of the Texas State University system. Lamar encompasses five colleges granting bachelor’s and graduate degrees in over...

“…lamar university has small classrooms so professors can pay attention to all student needs. all faculty and staff are willing to help students accomplish their goals both inside and outside the classroom. lamar university has several hangout...” – Cynthia from Beaumont, TX

Texas A & M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce is the second-largest of the 11 campuses in the A&M system. The public research campus features an agricultural center, which includes artificial wetlands, a native prairie reserve, an equine arena and boarding facility,...

“…This is an affordable university with a great atmosphere. I would suggest Texas A&M-Commerce to anyone looking for an affordable, well-rounded college. The professors and staff are very friendly and love to work with the students.” – TAMUC Student

Tarleton State University

Originally founded in 1899 as a liberal arts college, Tarleton State University is now a public state university with five campus locations and a member of the Texas A&M University System. The largest non-land grant agricultural institution in the...

“…Tarleton State University offers professors that have tons of field experience in their degrees; in which they are able to offer students real life examples of what to expect out in the real world, once they are out in the field. All the classes are...” – Sarai from Waco, TX

Texas Woman's University

Originally founded as the Girls Industrial College, Texas Woman's University is a school primarily for women in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and the largest such university in the United States. Although TWU is designed for women, the university...

“…TWU has some of the best teachers I have ever experienced. Through my classes and the sorority I joined I met some of my best friends I have ever had at TWU. I received my undergrad degree here and am returning to take more prerequisites here before...” – Natalie from Allen, TX

Houston Community College

Houston Community College is a 2-year community college system with 21 locations throughout the greater Houston area. HCC is home to eight academic fields of study conferring associate degrees and certificates and was created to give opportunities to...

“…It is an affordable and brilliant school that is accessible to everyone willing to further their education. Most (to be honest; not all)of the professors have a direct connection to their students, which means student could easy contact and interact...” – Oluwafikunoremi from Houston, TX

Trinity University

Founded in 1869, Trinity University is a private liberal arts and sciences institution situated in San Antonio, TX. Trinity is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and offers undergrad degrees in 47 academic majors. All freshmen must take a First...

“…Great School! Has terrific law school. Great education and easy to get in to.” – Robert from Austin, TX

Midwestern State University

Founded in 1922 in Wichita Falls, Midwestern State University is the only institution in the state to become a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). The 255-acre campus near Sikes Lakes offers 49 undergraduate programs and...

“…Midwestern State has a very nice campus, small yet spread out, with well maintained buildings and lawns. The small class sizes give students a chance to connect with their professors. It was rated the best value in the nation among public...” – Richard from Highland Village, TX

Abilene Christian University

Originally founded as the Childers Classical Institute, Abilene Christian University is a 4-year Christian institution in west Texas affiliated with the Churches of Christ. ACU confers bachelor’s degrees in over 70 academic majors with a focus on...

“…ACU provides a loving environment, exceptional professors, and a well of student resources. In my 4 years at this university, I have been overwhelmed with the amount of love and cohesiveness in this community; we really are the ACU family, and people...” – Sarah from Abilene, TX

Baylor College of Medicine

The Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences institution in Houston. Baylor is home to schools of Medicine, Health Professions, Biomedical Sciences, and Tropical Medicine. For a hands-on learning experience, the Baylor campus is located within...

Southwestern University

Founded in 1840, Southwestern University is a 4-year liberal arts college in the Austin metro area and the oldest university in Texas. Southwestern grants undergrad degrees in over 40 academic majors and minors. Additionally, Southwestern originated...

“…Southwestern University is a spectacular university largely because of its size and close-knit community. You will feel at home knowing that not only your fellow students are there to support you, but the superbly talented and intelligent faculty are...” – Shelby from Rowlett, TX

University of St Thomas

The University of St. Thomas is a 4-year private institution and the only Catholic university in Houston. St. Thomas confers undergraduate degrees in over 35 academic majors and the university has been designated an Hispanic-serving institution. As a...

“…It is a school with a genuine interest in the students' overall growth with a focus on liberal arts aiming to make every student his/her own teacher for life, and has a super well rounded basics structure. There is always a source of help for any...” – Juliette from Houston, TX

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

With a campus on Ward Island overlooking Corpus Christi Bay, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is a 4-year public university in south Texas and a campus of the Texas A&M system. Known as The Island University, A&M Corpus Christi offers undergrad...

“…texas a&m university corpus christi is a great campus. the senery is beautiful, campus life is always busy you will never find yourself bored, and there are so may oppertunities for growth as a student. the profesors are really good at being there...” – Brandy from San Antonio, TX

Angelo State University

Angelo State University is a 4-year institution offering more than 100 majors located in San Angelo, Texas. Every year since 2010, Angelo State has been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a military friendly school, and ranked as one of the Best...

“…Angelo State University is a great up and coming university in Texas. This town includes and exceeds wonderful Southern hospitality and everyone is interested in seeing each student succeed. Overall it is a wonderful school and is making headway in...” – Jackie

Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View A&M University is an Historically Black College and University in the Houston metro area and the second oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Texas. A member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Texas A&M...

“…Prairie View A&M is a community based college. It's main purpose is to bring the students and faculty together to achieve the common goal of a quality education. Prairie View offers multiple services just to make sure that it's students are...” – Aliyah from Glendale, AZ

Collin County Community College District

Collin College is a 2-year community college with campuses throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Collin confers associate degrees and certificates in over 100 academic fields of study and all students are required to complete a core curriculum...

“…Collin College is the best and most advanced community college that there is. It will surely prepare you for any serious degree that you want to purse (whether there or anywhere else), but you must be ready to work for it. The faculty, the policies,...” – Alan from Plano, TX

Blinn College

Founded in 1883, Blinn College is a 2-year community college with four campuses in southeast Texas. Blinn confers associate degrees and certificates in over 60 academic fields of study. For students looking to complete a 4-year degree, Blinn features...

“…In attending Blinn over the summer, my eyes have been opened to new things I could never had imagined. The great atmosphere is so quiet. The great environment is so homey, where I could just relax in the sun, and actually enjoy college. ” – Faith from Cypress, TX

University of the Incarnate Word

Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic school in San Antonio and an Hispanic-serving institution. The largest Catholic university in the state of Texas, UIW is home to 11...

“…Overall the University is great, because it is smaller more people get involved so it is welcoming. Academically it is great, a student receives an education they should be proud of. Anyone would be happy with this amazing school.” – Janet from San Antonio, TX

South Texas College

South Texas College is a public community college based in McAllen, TX. Continuing education, workforce training, online programs, and hybrid courses are available in addition to traditional associate and bachelor degree programs. They also offer...

“…I rate my college a 8 out of 10, the staff/professors are very friendly and helpful, along with the students that attend here, tuition is cheaper then a university, the food isnt the greatest, but all around a decent college!” – Megan from Weslaco, TX

Stephen F Austin State University

Stephen F. Austin State University is a public institution located in Nacogdoches, Texas. It ranks #22 in Top Public Schools by the U.S. News & World Report. The university offers its students the chance to participate in Moot Court, Model UN, and...

“…SFA is a beautiful campus surrounded by the beautiful city of Nacogdoches, TX. The students, administrators, and professors are amazing and are willing to put in the time and effort if you are also putting in the work. The town, nick named "Nac" is a...” – Faith

San Antonio College

San Antonio College is the oldest 2-year community college in Texas and part of the Alamo Colleges District. SAC offers professional certifications and associate degree programs. It is a designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber...

“…Overall it's a great school to attend. The people and administration are very nice and outgoing. Another plus is the tuition is pretty cheap and they have payment plans and offer federal student aid which is a great help. ” – Kayla from Schertz, TX

University of Houston-Downtown

Founded in 1974, the University of Houston-Downtown is a 4-year public school and a designated minority and Hispanic-serving institution. UHD is home to five colleges awarding undergraduate degrees in 44 fields of study. For students interested in...

“…The University of Houston Downtown is a great place to study. It is conviniently located in a central location which makes it easy for students to take the bus. The tuition is reasonably priced which makes it an attractive shool to study at.” – Oscar from Houston, TX

University of Dallas

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...

“…I highly recommend this university because it shapes students into well rounded individuals-in science, classical philosophy, literature, politics etc. The small student body is made up of incredibly warm, friendly people who are ready to help and...” – Cecilia from Irving, TX

Houston Baptist University

Houston Baptist University is a 4-year institution located on 100 acres of land just outside of its namesake town in Texas. The university promotes academic, spiritual, and academic excellence centered around their central confession “Jesus Christ is...

“…Houston Baptist is an excellent school. The professors know you by name, really care about you and want to see you succeed. It's small school so you get a lot of attention from your professors!” – Claudia from Missouri City, TX

Dallas Baptist University

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...

“…DBU is a fantastic place for students who are looking to not only further their education, but also their social life and faith. Everything at DBU oozes with fun, a sense of community, and the love of the Lord. I'm so excited to be attending there in...” – Holly from San Antonio, TX

Texas Wesleyan University

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

Tyler Junior College

Founded in 1926, Tyler Junior College is a 2-year community college in east Texas and one of the largest community colleges in the state. TJC grants associate degrees and certificates in over 130 academic fields of study. For sports fans, TJC fields...

“…I would give Tyler Junior College a 10 for excellent it's not just a typical college for me but a second home were I learn new different topics and learn to coexist with different people and learn from them as well.” – Josue from New Summerfield, TX

Amarillo College

Amarillo College is a two-year public institution based in Amarillo, Texas. The school has an open admissions policy and confers both professional certifications and associate degrees. AC is home to a STEM Research Center which houses several...

“…I rate Amarillo College extremely high. From the prices of the classes to the number of professors with doctorates the school just cant be beat. The club activities encourage fellowship the friendly atmosphere is conducive to learning.” – Chad from Amarillo, TX

Austin College

Founded by a Presbyterian missionary, Austin College is a 4-year liberal arts college in northeast Texas. Austin grants bachelor’s degrees in over 55 academic areas of study. Additionally, Austin oversees a JanTerm program where students are given...

“…Is an excellent campus to be on. The best professors you could wish for. A great place to create new experience in life. ” – Domingo from Frisco, TX

University of Houston-Clear Lake

The University of Houston-Clear Lake is a 4-year institution and a campus of the University of Houston system. UH Clear Lake is home to colleges of Human Sciences, Business, Education, and Science & Engineering conferring degrees in over 80 academic...

“…The university of houston clear lake has several programs to where people can decide what to major in. The university has a good teacher program for education. The professors will help as much as they can and will help[ you be successful.” – Maria from Houston, TX

Navarro College

Navarro College is a community college based in Corsicana, Texas, with multiple branches around the state. The main campus is home to a two hundred seat planetarium and the Pearce Collections Museum, which houses several American Civil War artifacts....

“…It is a great experience. Amazing campus and instructors. Will be amaze by the outstanding instructors. ” – Jacksiry from Corsicana, TX

Richland College

Richland College is a public, 2-year institution established in Dallas, Texas. While Richland offers a wide variety of degree and certificate programs, the school highlights its Media programs, such as the Journalism and Photography. The school...

“…Richland is a wonderful campus for those looking for a great education and an absolutely great price, with flexible times. Professors are wonderful, knowledgeable, and very helpful in helping students with any problems students encounter. Richland...” – Michael from Rowlett, TX

Texas College

Founded in 1894, Texas College is a historically black institution based in Tyler, TX. It is affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and a member of the United Negro College Fund. Noted programs include computer science, criminal...

“…I rate Texas College a 7. Texas College is not a very big school. But its not very small either.” – La'Quita from Detroit, MI

Wayland Baptist University is a private institution located primarily in Plainview, Texas, with satellite campuses throughout the United States and Kenya. Wayland Baptist has nine academic schools, which offer many programs of study taught in a...

“…A small town Christian university with a larger than life impact on the world. With the diverse choice in degree's and real world exposure in your chosen field, a job is easy to find after graduation. Not only that, but missions work is far...” – Laura from Plainview, TX

South Plains College is a 2-year community college based in Levelland, Texas with satellite branches in Plainview and Lubbock. SPC awards professional and technical certifications as well as associate degrees. Popular fields of study include welding,...

“…This school encourages you to pursue your career goals. The teachers are very helpful. The small environment encourages students to learn and get more face time with teachers.” – Jaslyn from Lubbock, TX

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Chartered in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is a Christian school in central Texas and the state’s oldest continuously operating college. UMHB grants bachelor’s degrees in 51 academic programs and all first year students are enrolled in a...

“…mary hardin-baylor is an exceptional school with passionate teachers and wonderful students. the university and staff base their teachings on faith-based learning. umhb is a great environment to grow as a student and a constructive member of society....” – Casey from Temple, TX

With campus overlooking the Rio Grande, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a 4-year public school in south Texas and a part of the UT System. UTRGV is home to nine colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees and has been...

“…I am currenty attendting utpa and its fun, they have a lot of activities in there and collage there is never boring. Utpa is nothing like they discribe in hs. Studens should think about going to utpa.” – Bianca from Misison, TX

Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock Christian University is a private institution closely affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is based in Lubbock, Texas, and offers a Christ-centered professional curriculum. Popular majors include nursing, business, and design and visual...

“…The campus is very compact, with every class I'll need in only one or two buildings. The people are extremely friendly and ready to help you as necessary. Campus life seems fun and there apparently is never a dull moment.” – Zoe from Ransom Canyon, TX

McLennan Community College is a public institution located in Waco, Texas, near Cameron Park and the Bosque River. MCC has an open admissions policy and offers free tutoring, online or in-person at the Center for Academic Excellence. It also operates...

“…McLennan Community College has many diverse students. Our professors are down-to-earth, fun, and very knowledgeable on what they teach. Great care is made to make our learning experience an enjoyable and enriching as possible.” – Andrea from Robinson, TX

Saint Edward's University

Founded in the Holy Cross tradition, St. Edward’s University is a Roman Catholic institution in Austin, Texas. St. Edward’s confers bachelor’s degrees in 52 academic majors and is also home to pre-professional programs in fields of law, medicine,...

“…St. Edward's is definitely what I consider a diamond hidden under burnt orange. It's in Austin, Texas (huge music scene), nontraditional, and a melting pot of people. I love that I learn something new every single day ” – Sabrina from Phoenix, AZ

Central Texas College

Central Texas College is a 2-year community college with an open admissions policy. The school operates five campuses with the main campus located in Killeen, TX. The Navy campus offers programs strictly for students interested in enrolling in the...

“…ctc is a awesome school if you are looking for a degree. professors are of decent quality and facilities are nice. the best thing is the price of the courses is very low, around sixty dollars per credit hour.” – Taylor from Copperas Cove, TX

El Centro College

El Centro College is a public, 2-year institution established in Dallas, Texas. The college is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities. Students attending ECC have a wide variety of choices...

“…I think it is a good college with great professors & oppurtunities.Most of the staff are helpful & care about helping others.” – Jonatan from Dallas, TX

Eastfield College

Eastfield College is a public, 2-year institution established in Mesquite, Texas. The campus showcases award-winning architecture, multiple terraced areas, and a heated outdoor exercise pool among many other resources. For students interested in the...

“…Great professors who work well with their students.Wonderful environment for students of all ages.Big and small classrooms for comfort” – Amber from Rowlett, 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...

“…My first thoughts and impressions of MVC is that being at an atmosphere such as this is a blessing and an awesome experience. Being around these dedicated and very interesting students and teachers is something of a complete and enjoying experience....” – Alex from Dallas, TX

West Texas A & M University

West Texas A&M University is a public institution and a campus of the Texas A&M system. West Texas A&M is home to six colleges and schools granting bachelor’s degrees in 58 academic majors. The school also operates several research facilities...

“…West Texas A&M is a great school for people of all majors. It's a place full of great professors, and staff members. WTAMU is a full of awesome activities and friendly students. ” – Sabrina from Clovis, NM

Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX
Del Mar College

Del Mar College is a 2-year community college located in Corpus Christi, Texas. DMC provides associate degrees and professional certifications. Many students choose to study nursing, welding, or police and criminal science. Del Mar College is a...

“…del mar has great teachers who really care about education. the hometown atmosphere is amazing. this college is very affordable!” – Sara from Ingleside, TX

Palo Alto College is a public institution located in San Antonio, Texas, and is one of five community colleges serving the Greater San Antonio area. PAC offers a number of uncommon programs alongside its more traditional options, allowing its...

“…This collge has high quality education at a very reasonable amount. This college is welcoming and the staff will help if the students ask questions. This college has great transfer programs and a variety of classes that will be needed for any...” – Sandra from San Antonio TX

El Paso Community College

El Paso Community College is a 2-year community college based in El Paso, Texas. The school operates five campuses and offers courses throughout the El Paso and Hudspeth counties. EPCC has an open admissions policy and offers programs for...

“…El Paso Community College is the best place to start your education. It is an small college where you can feel like if you were in your house. This college offers you the opportunity to work here and save some money for college.” – Veronica from Fabens, TX

Kilgore College is a community college based in Kilgore, Texas, and is one of the most affordable institutions of higher education in the state. Kilgore offers professional and technical certifications as well as associate degree programs....

“…I love this college. The classes are small. The teachers are patient” – Tenaria from Longview, TX

Our Lady of the Lake University

Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, Our Lady of the Lake University is a 4-year Catholic school in San Antonio. OLLU is home to five schools granting undergrad degrees in over 30 academic majors and is a designated Hispanic...

“…If you are looking for a university where you will feel at home, this is where you should be. On my first campus tour I was addressed by everyone & given all the attention necessary. I was able to ask questions and get a better understanding of this...” – Lizbeth from San Antonio, 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...

“…Weatherford college is a very nice campus. People are very friendly. The staff is very very helpful.” – Elizabeth from Weatherford, TX

Texas A & M University-Kingsville

Chartered in 1917, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a 4-year public school and the oldest institution of higher learning in south Texas. Texas A&M Kingsville is home to six colleges granting undergraduate degrees. In addition to classroom space,...

“…The teachers were understanding. They helped me when I needed help. The school itself was a great learning enviorment.” – Susan from Leander, TX

With a main campus on the banks of the Rio Grande, Laredo College is a 2-year community college serving three south Texas counties. LC’s academic offerings are divided into five instructional divisions including a South Campus extension site hosting...

“…I Love this place they make the transition from highschool to college so fluid and have many great professors to learn from. I really believe in the saying you must learn to crawl before you can run and as part of the community college I feel they...” – Jessica from Zapata, TX

Temple College

Temple College is a community college operating the main campus in Temple, Texas, and multiple branch locations throughout the state. Temple College is recognized as an “Achieving the Dream” Leader College, with a goal of degree completion for all...

“…At first, I was a little insecure about going to a community college, but what I have discovered is that it's one of the best decisions I've ever made. It is a medium-sized, comfy community college with many fun and active people. They also transfer...” – Julie from Taylor, TX

Brookhaven College
Farmers Branch, TX

Brookhaven College is a public, 2-year institution established in Farmers Branch, Texas, and it is a member of the Dallas County Community College District. Brookhaven offers over 70 degree and certificate programs, which have been developed...

“…Brookhaven is an affordable college. The education is as good as a four year university. Staff is very helpful and it has plenty of resources for the students. ” – Araceli from Dallas, TX

Hardin-Simmons University

Affiliated with the Baptist Church, Hardin-Simmons University is a Christian liberal arts college in central Texas. Hardin-Simmons is home to seven colleges and a seminary offering bachelor’s degrees in over 75 fields of study. As a Baptist...

“…Hardin-Simmons University is a dream come true for me. I can not imagine getting a degree in Physical Therapy from anywhere else. The staff and students are absolutely phenomenal and there is a place for everyone wishing to attend this college.” – Jayci from Sweetwater, TX

Concordia University-Texas

Affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Concordia University Texas is a 4-year private institution in Austin and a campus of the Concordia University system. Concordia is home to six colleges and schools granting undergraduate degrees in...

“…Concordia University Texas is unique. It gives the size of a small school, with the education value that rivals any major 4 year university. One word describes Concordia University Texas best, family.” – Matthew from Conroe, TX

Angelina College

Angelina College is a two-year community college based in Lufkin, Texas with nine other campuses throughout the state. The school has an open admissions policy and offers associate’s degrees and certifications. College credit is offered for life...

“…I have taken two online courses through my high school and the website is easy to access and the courses are challenging yet bearable. ” – Elsi from Diboll, TX

LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University is a private, Christian polytechnic institution situated in Longview, Texas. On top of providing education for traditional students, LETU operates education centers for nontraditional students in Longview, Dallas, and Houston. A...

“…A great school, better than what I thought. I am glad to say that I'm a student, very challenging academically and spiritually. I would not choose to go to another university.” – Caitlin

Midland College is a public, 2-year institution established in Texas throughout the Midland region and Fort Stockton. Along with two bachelor’s degree programs in Organizational Management and Health Services Management, Midland offers over 100...

“…Midland College is a fun, easy and wonderful college. It was a very enjoyable experience and I am so happy to have the chance to go there for my first two years of college. It has given me what I need to prepare myself for a bigger university.” – Shelby from Midland, TX

Odessa College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Texas. Students enrolling at Odessa for the first time can apply for the school’s First Class Free scholarship, which waives tuition for students’ first three credit hours....

“…Professional and resourceful staff. All information taught in class is accurate and applicable in today's world. Online classes have adequate study information, just as good as attending class!” – Susana from Seminole, TX

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a 4-year public school in west Texas and a campus of the UT system as well as the only university in the country to be named for a geological formation. UT Permian Basin is home to five colleges...

“…UTPB is a great college for students that come from large or small schools, but especially small schools. Everyone is friendly, and the courses are challenging, but possible to make a good grade in. For someone who doesn't want to be intimidated by a...” – Sydney from Big Spring, TX

Lee College

Lee College is a community institution established in Baytown, Texas. Along with its main campus, the college also maintains a number of satellite campuses to service its 13 surrounding school districts. The school features a number of programs to...

“…Lee College's Honors Program is one of the top programs in the nation. Lee College continues to make academic history. Lee College is diverse, helpful, and will provide a stable foundation for the rest of my life.” – Hai from Baytown, TX

Established in 1923, Schreiner University is a private liberal arts institution that is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The Texan campus features an alumni house, several residence halls, a ministry center, a science center and observatory,...

“…It is a very good school, especially if you prefer having smaller classes and your professors knowing who you are. There are so many ways you can get help here if you need it that you don't necissarily find in larger schools. Schreiner has a lot...” – Jennifer from San Antonio, TX

Northwest Vista College

Northwest Vista College is a 2-year community college that confers associate degrees and technical certifications. The school is part of the Alamo Colleges District and offers several Academic Workforce Programs through the Healthy & Biosciences...

“…Many people say that community college is a waste of time or exactly like high school. Northwest Vista College is nothing like that, while the classes are small, it allows for better one on one time with the teachers to ensure success. The classes...” – Andrew from San Antonio, TX

Huston-Tillotson University

Huston-Tillotson University is a private historically black institution located in Austin, Texas. It is affiliated with both the United Church of Christ and United Methodist Church and offers students a weekly chapel service, bible study groups, and...

“…Huston-Tillotson University is a university of opportunity. With having a 90% acceptance rate, we are willing to lend a helping hand to anyone willing to learn. HT is excellent and is ran as family, we love you here and if you put in the work...” – Shukira from AUSTIN, TX

Victoria College is a public, 2-year institution located in the state of Texas. The college maintains a number of facilities throughout Victoria, as well as some facilities in Gonzales, Cuero, and Hallettsville. While many students choose to enroll...

“…It is a great school to start out at. All the staff and teachers are dedicated to helping every student at Victoria College succeed. I recommend Victoria College to every high school graduate ready to start college and make a difference!” – Heather from Victoria, TX

Alvin Community College

Alvin Community College is a public institution in the city of Alvin, Texas. ACC’s focus is to provide accessible, high-quality academic opportunities and economic development to its community. Because ACC participates in Texas Common Course...

“…Alvin Community College is a fantastic junior college to attend for a wide variety of degrees or certificates. Not only is the student body the envy of every junior college in Texas, but the faculty is incredibly exceptional and incredibly helpful....” – Patton from Alvin, TX

The Texas A&M International University is a public, 4-year institution established in Laredo county. Due in part to the college’s location near the Mexican border, TAMIU highly values its status as a multicultural and multilingual academic community....

“…fabulous, intriguing, inexpensive ” – Jessica from Laredo, TX

Howard Payne University was founded in 1889 by the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The school has a main campus in Brownwood, TX, and maintains two academic institutes, The New Braunfels Center and El Paso Center. The college provides free...

“…Howard Payne University is a small school where the professors take interest and get to know their students. HPU has many opportunities to get to know others through the small classes and through all the different activities offered. The professors...” – Corey from Eastland, TX

Wiley College

Wiley College is a private HBCU and liberal arts college. It is associated with the Methodist Episcopal Church. Liberal arts and humanities, nonprofit and public management, and police and criminal justice are the top fields of study. It is a member...

“…Being a Wiley College student will help you strive for your goals and help you whenever you need help with your homework. The teachers will also try their hardest to work with you if you have a problem with understanding the work. ” – Cynthia from Shreveport, LA

Sul Ross State University

Situated in the Davis Mountains, Sul Ross State University is a campus of the Texas State University system in west Texas. Sul Ross State is home to colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Education, and Arts & Sciences conferring undergrad degrees....

“…The staff is extremely helpful in finding the right class to fit your needs. The environment in which students are surrounded with is so supportive. The best experience ever!!!!!” – Claudia from Eagle Pass, TX

Jarvis Christian College

Jarvis Christian College is an HBCU providing a church-related, liberal arts curriculum. The school was founded by the Disciples of Christ Church and offers student-centered support programs in both academics and spiritual worship.  Jarvis requires...

“…Jarvis Christian College is a historically black college. Traditional and hands on. Perfect for students who want the college experience without being on a big campus.” – Cameron from Dallas, TX

Howard College

Howard College is a 2-year community college based in Big Spring, Texas, with an open admissions policy. Howard offers a LEADS program to gain more hands-on experience outside of the classroom and also partners with more than a dozen 4-year...

University of Houston-Victoria is a state-funded institution and part of the U of H system. The school operates a satellite location in a suburb of Houston, Katy. UHV offers a Degree in Three program where students can graduate one year earlier in...

“…I would rate the University of Houston- Victoria as a 7 because the city of Victoria is not as grand as well as many adventurous sites to explore; however, the University itself is currently growing rapidly in terms of population. I enjoy the more...” – Isabella from San Juan, TX

Texas Southmost College is a public 2-year institution established in Brownsville. Offering 33 associate degree programs, TSC’s academic options include several designed to lead to a bachelor’s degree, as well as degrees in Applied Science, CADD, and...

“…This University is more of a commute school, kinda like a high school. It does have wonderful professors, clubs, degrees, and help for students. It is a good college to get your feet wet and then transfer to another college. ” – Aurora Villarreal

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

McMurry University

McMurry University is a private Methodist-affiliated Christian university. The 52-acre Abilene campus features facilities for undergraduates, including an academic enrichment center, where tutors are available to counsel students, as well as a four...

“…i think its a amazing place to learn. it is really easy to get help at mcmurry. this college can help you reach your maxium potential.” – Malique from Hutto, TX

Cedar Valley College

Cedar Valley College is a public, 2-year institution located in Lancaster, Texas. The college offers a wide variety of programs, with its primary focus being on its veterinary technology, performing arts, sustainability, and industrial technology...

“…Great instructors who respond quickly with questions. Are understanding to software errors and keep in contact with there students. Very impressed with the quality education I am receiving!” – Stephanie from Dayton, OH

Texas Lutheran University

Texas Lutheran University is a private institution situated in Seguin, TX, offering professional studies as well as the liberal arts and sciences. It is home to a biology field station and the 400-seat Chapel of the Abiding Presence which is used as...

“…The campus is beautiful, especially in the spring semester. The faculty and staff are always attentive and taking an interest in each individual student. The classes are rigorous, but rewarding.” – Jerian from Kyle, TX

St Philip's College

St. Philip's College is a public community college located in San Antonio, Texas, with an open admissions policy. SPC is an HBCU and an Hispanic-Serving Institution, the only college to be federally recognized as such. They offer associate’s degrees...

“…I rate St Philip's College a rate of 10 because it is excellent here and I have been attending the campus for three years now and I am very satisfied with the staff here” – Sonia from San Antonio, TX

Hill College

Hill College is a public 2-year community college based in Hillsboro, Texas. The school operates four campuses, Hill County, Rodeo Grounds, Wallace for cosmetology and nursing, and Wallace for welding. Hill College is part of the North Texas...

“…I love the small student ratio. The admissions department as well as the rest of the faculty and staff have been wonderful with assisting me and preparing me for the fall. I will be playing softball and am excited about the coach and student...” – Alexandria from San Antonio, 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...

Coastal Bend College is a public, 2-year institution established in Beeville, Texas, with satellite locations in Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton. CBC offers academic programs in 29 fields of study, awarding associate’s degrees and certificates for...

“…Coastal Bend College has a great learning experience. The teachers are nice and the faculty is too. They have a lot of events that bring people together and get them talking!” – Christina from Houston, TX

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