Colleges in Fort Worth, TX

By Joe Morris on September 10, 2012 at 9:43 pm EST
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PHOTO CREDIT: Brian McCord

Local high school graduates don't have far to go to pursue a quality degree. The region's mix of colleges and universities means there are more than 325,000 students enrolled here in higher education at any given time, with more than 30,000 degrees awarded annually.

They include such notable names as Everest College, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Tarleton State University-Southwest Metroplex Center, Tarrant County College, Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Woman's University, the University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Each of these institutions regularly adds both core courses and degree programs, and partners with local municipal and economic development officials to ensure that graduates have a direct pipeline into the local and regional workforce.

North Texas Small Business Development Centers

There also are multiple smaller centers of learning in Fort Worth devoted to specific job-related training and education, such as the North Texas Small Business Development Centers. So whether a graduate degree or just some brushing up on skill sets, the Fort Worth area educational and community support system has just the right program – often just down the street.

Learn about more higher ed programs in the Fort Worth area.

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