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Waco Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Waco Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Waco, Texas

There are at least 5 colleges in Waco, listed and described below. These schools represent 26,463 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 23,529 full-time students, and a reported 6,076 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Baylor University, McLennan Community College and Texas State Technical College Waco.

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 Waco.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Waco.

Colleges in Waco with Selective Admissions

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

Baylor University
500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76798

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, biology, law, marketing, psychology, finance, registered nursing, journalism
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 14,174 students, 13,491 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 4,576 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 540-650. Math: 560-660.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Waco Colleges with Open Admissions

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

McLennan Community College
1400 College Dr
Waco, TX 76708

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: general studies, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, child development, cosmetology, radiographer, EMT paramedic, mental health services tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 8,079 students, 5,772 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Texas State Technical College Waco
3801 Campus Dr
Waco, TX 76705

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: automobile mechanics, autobody repair, diesel mechanics, welding, dental assistant, network management, biomedical tech, robotics tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 4,210 students, 4,266 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,500 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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