Austin Colleges and Universities

Austin, Texas is a quirky, casual, college town with enough fun to fill more than the four years it could take you to earn your degree. Home to famous musicians and up-and-coming groups, Austin is a great place to live if you're a music aficionado. Tired of gigs? Check out the city's other recreational offerings: numerous parks for walking, biking, or even skateboarding, an amazing selection of cultural and performing arts, and a restaurant selection so amazing that you might not miss home-cooked meals.

Austin's pride, the University of Texas, is located in the heart of the city on over 350 acres and had a student body of close to 50,000 in 2007. Although UT is an important presence in the city, Austin has other colleges and universities from which to choose, both public and private. Whether you want to spend your college experience in the library, on the playing field, in the community, or expanding your social networks, Austin has a school for you.

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Cultural Diversity in Austin



Large Schools

Austin Community College District
The University of Texas at Austin

Small Schools

Riverland Community College
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Concordia University-Texas
Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest
Huston-Tillotson University
Saint Edward's University
The University of Texas System Office
Austin Graduate School of Theology
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin
Baldwin Beauty School-North Austin
AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
Texas Health and Science University
Virginia College-Austin
Paul Mitchell the School-Austin
MediaTech Institute-Austin
Baldwin Beauty School-South Austin
Southern Careers Institute-Austin
The College of Health Care Professions-Austin
Everest Institute-Austin
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-Austin
The Art Institute of Austin
National American University-Austin
Avenue Five Institute
Strayer University-Texas
South University-Austin
CyberTex Institute of Technology
National American University-Austin South
National American University-Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School
The Recording Conservatory of Austin
ITT Technical Institute-Austin
Regency Beauty Institute-Austin
Career Point College
Academy of Hair Design - Ron King Academy