Brownsville Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Brownsville Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Brownsville, Texas

There are at least 5 colleges in Brownsville, listed and described below. These schools represent 17,215 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 9,701 full-time students, and a reported 468 dorm rooms.

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Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Brownsville.

Featured Colleges in the Brownsville Area (QuickSchools™)

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Brightwood College

Brownsville, TX

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Lincoln Tech

Grand Prairie, TX

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Program Categories: Engineering and Architecture, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Auguste Escoffier Schools of Culinary Arts

Austin, TX

You can fire up a new career with help from  Auguste Escoffier Schools of Culinary Arts. We offer two programs for careers in the culinary industry, including culinary arts and pastry arts.

  • Program Categories: Culinary Arts
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Southern Careers Institute

Brownsville, TX; Harlingen, TX


Take the step to get a new career today

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

Brownsville, TX

Get hands-on training with South Texas Vocational Technical Institute.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Brownsville Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, TX 78520-4991

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: interdisciplinary studies, business management, biology, health and physical education, criminal justice and administration, psychology, corrections, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 17,215 students, 9,701 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 234 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Harlingen Colleges 2 57,564 5,079 927

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