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colleges and universities First class higher education is available from private and public colleges and universities in the Hill Country and even more so in the neighboring Austin and San Antonio metroplexes.

More campuses and expanding programs are evident.

Below is our list of these institutions of higher learning the Texas Hill Country (and just beyond in Austin and San Antonio).

Full-time student enrollment is shown in parentheses, the total of undergraduate and graduate students.

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INSTITUTIONS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY



ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU) IN THE HILL COUNTRY: 800-946-8627; Campuses in Boerne, Fredericksburg & Marble Falls. www.angelo.edu/dept/grad_school/hillcountry

Austin Community College AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 512-223-4222; 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752-4390. (12,819); www.austincc.edu CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE: 512-556-2969; 254-526-7161 In State: 1-800-223-4760 Out of State: 1-800-792-3348; POB 1800, Killeen, TX 76540-1800. The CTC Service Area Campus provides college credit and noncredit classes to the citizens of Central Texas in the following counties: Bell, Burnet, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba and Williamson. These classes are offered on a semester basis. CTC Community Coordinators are located in Brady, Burnet, Gatesville, Hamilton, Lampasas and San Saba. Classroom courses, academic and vocational programs, distance education, dual and concurrent enrollment for high school students. www.ctcd.edu

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY: 512-313-3000; 11400 Concordia University Dr, Austin, TX 78726. www.concordia.edu Hill Country University Center

HILL COUNTRY UNIVERSITY CENTER: 830-990-4948; 2818 US 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.hcucenter.org

HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY: 830-629-2366; 1423 N Walnut Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78131. www.hputx.edu/newbraunfels. Branch of Brownwood-based HPU.

OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY-SAN ANTONIO: 210-434-6711; 411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, TX 78207. (2,312); www.ollusa.edu

PALO ALTO COLLEGE: 210-486-3000; 1400 W Villaret, San Antonio, TX 78224. (3,623); www.alamo.edu/pac

SAINT EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY: 512-448-8400; 3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704. (2,870); www.stedwards.edu

SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY: 210-436-3011; 800-367-7868; One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228. (3,780, in year 2013); www.stmarytx.edu. Founded 1852, Catholic, Liberal Arts

SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE: 210-486-0000; 1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-4299. (11,226); www.alamo.edu/sac

SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE NURSING SCHOOL: 830-257-8289; 721 Thompson Dr, Kerrville, TX 78028. www.accd.edu/sac/nursing Schreiner Univ

SCHREINER UNIVERSITY: 830-896-5411, 800-343-4919; 2100 Memorial Blvd, Kerrville, TX 78028. www.schreiner.edu

SOUTH UNIVERSITY: 877-659-5706; 512-516-8800; 7700 W Parmer Ln, Building A, Ste A100, Austin, TX 78729. www.southuniversity.edu

SOUTHWEST TEXAS JUNIOR COLLEGE: 830-278-4401; 2401 Garner Field Rd, Uvalde, TX 78801. www.swtjc.edu. Located next to Garner Field

SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY: 512-863-6511; 1001 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626-6107. www.southwestern.edu TSUBobcats

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY: 512-245-2111; 601 University Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666. (18,822); Founded in 1899, opened in 1903 as Southwest Texas Normal School. On the hill North and East of the square on the 11 acres. www.txstate.edu

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY AT FREDERICKSBURG: 102 E San Antonio St, Ste D, Fredericksburg, TX 78624; 830-990-2717; www.depts.ttu.edu/hillcountry/fredericksburg.php Texas Tech

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY AT HIGHLAND LAKES: 830-798-9548;
806 Steve Hawkins Pkwy, Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.depts.ttu.edu/hillcountry/highlandlakes.php

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY CENTER AT JUNCTION, a branch of Texas Tech University: 325-446-2301; 254 Red Raider Ln, Junction, TX 76849. www.junction.ttu.edu

TRINITY UNIVERSITY: 210-999-7011; One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200. (2,474); www.trinity.edu
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(THE) UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN: 512-475-7348; Austin, TX. (46,503); www.utexas.edu

(THE) UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO: 210-458-4011; One UTSA Cr, San Antonio, TX 78249-1644. (14,495); www.utsa.edu
Incarnate Word
(THE) UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE-SAN ANTONIO: 210-567-7000; 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229. (2,303); www.uthscsa.edu

UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD: 210-829-6000; 1-800-749-WORD; 4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209. (2,734); www.uiw.edu

WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY-BOERNE CAMPUS: 210-618-7093; 1221 S Main St, Boerne, TX 78006. www.sa.wbu.edu

WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY-NEW BRAUNFELS CAMPUS: 210-618-7093; 1672 Independence Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78130. www.sa.wbu.edu


STATE & FEDERAL EDUCATION AGENCIES




(TEXAS) EDUCATION AGENCY: 800-463-9734; 512-463-9734; 1701 N Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701. www.tea.state.tx.us

(HIGHER) EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD: 512-427-6101; 1200 E Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78752. http://www.thecb.state.tx.us

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, CENTER FOR: 940-565-4433; Denton, TX. http://www.tcet.unt.edu/home

EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION, STATE BOARD FOR: 512-936-8400; 1701 N Congress Ave, 5th floor, Austin, TX 78701. www.sbec.state.tx.us

EDUCATION, US DEPARTMENT OF: www.ed.gov

WESTERN GOVENORS UNIVERSITY: 866-225-5948; www.wgu.edu. An online university driven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs. While not physically located in the Texas Hill Country, this state funded (Texas included) university provides accredited and affordable on-line opportunities to earn a degree.


OTHER HIGHER EDUCATION RESOURCES




AFFORDABLE COLLEGES ONLINE: 650-209-8505; www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/texas. Dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the Not-For-Profit universities and colleges in Texas that offer online college programs.

ASSOCIATE DEGREE ONLINE: www.associatedegreeonline.com. Provides potential students with an extensive listing of schools currently offering online Associate Degree programs.

GUIDE TO ON-LINE SCHOOLS: http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/states/texas

THE COMPLETE ENGINEERING RESOURCE GUIDE: http://engineeringmastersonline.ohio.edu/articles-and-resources/the-complete-engineering-resource-guide

CAREER CORNERSTONE CENTER: CAREERS IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATH AND MEDICINE: www.careercornerstone.org/eleceng/eleceng.htm

101 CAREER-BUILDING RESOURCES FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS: www.pannam.com/blog/best-resources-for-electrical-engineers

CAREERS IN SCIENCE: www.sciencebuddies.org/science-engineering-careers

MATHEMATICS-RELATED PROFESSIONS: www.math.ucdavis.edu/~kouba/MathJobs.html


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FEDERAL STUDENT AID: https://studentaid.ed.gov

FAFSA: FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID: https://fafsa.ed.gov

BASIC LOAN CALCULATOR FOR STUDENTS: www.mortgagecalculator.org/calcs/loan.php

CALCULATORS & INTEREST RATES: www.direct.ed.gov/calc.html

SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIPS: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels_

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS - UNCF MERCK SCIENCE INITIATIVE: http://umsi.uncf.org/sif

SCHOLARSHIPS - THE ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA: www.agc.org/cs/career_development/foundation/scholarships

2014 GREEN HOME IMPROVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: www.homeadvisor.com/scholarships

DIY HOME REPAIR SCHOLARSHIP: www.improvenet.com/scholarships/home-repair



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