Graced with beautiful mountains and boasting a vibrant Mexican-American culture, El Paso offers a unique and scenic backdrop to your college experience. Enjoy the proximity of Mexico by taking the trolley across the border to Juarez where you can enjoy some authentic Mexican cuisine. On one of the city's 305 average days of sunny weather, get outside to practice biking, rock climbing, or hiking in Franklin Mountains, the largest state park in the country.
More than just a pretty place to live, El Paso is also home to several colleges and universities. The University of Texas at El Paso is the largest and has strong programs in science, engineering, and teacher education. El Paso Community College, Western Technical College and International Business College are other options for those seeking to study in El Paso. Whether you earn an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree, El Paso's academic and recreational offerings are sure to please.