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Galveston Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Galveston Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Galveston, Texas

There are at least 3 colleges in Galveston, listed and described below. These schools represent 6,080 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 4,395 full-time students, and a reported 941 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include The University of Texas Medical Branch and Galveston College.

We also provide an extensive list of Texas Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Galveston.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Galveston.

Featured Colleges in the Galveston Area (QuickSchools™)

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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

Universal Technical Institute


Houston, TX

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. 

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Galveston Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Galveston College
4015 Ave Q
Galveston, TX 77550-7496

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: general studies, liberal arts and sciences, registered nursing, radiographer, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, criminal justice and police, surgical tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 2,044 students, 1,340 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 55 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Colleges in Galveston with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Texas A & M University at Galveston
200 Seawolf Parkway
Galveston, TX 77554

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: marine biology, business management, merchant marine officer, wetlands management, interdisciplinary studies, ocean engineering, naval and marine engineering, oceanography
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,614 students, 1,536 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 650 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 460-590. Math: 490-600.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

The University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555-0129

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, medicine, nurse practitioner, physical therapy, physician assistant, clinical lab tech, occupational therapy, respiratory care tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,422 students, 1,519 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 236 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.
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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.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Texas City Colleges 1 41,521 3,521  

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