List of colleges and universities in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex

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The Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex is a metropolitan statistical area consisting of two metropolitan divisions: DallasPlanoIrving and Fort WorthArlington, within the state of Texas, USA. The Metroplex is home to several institutions of higher learning, including:[1][2][3][4]

Public Universities
Institution Enrollment Location Mascot Athletic Affiliation
(Conference)
University of Texas System
University of Texas at Arlington 39,714 Arlington Mavericks NCAA Division I
(Sun Belt)
Non–Football
University of Texas at Dallas 26,793 Richardson Comets NCAA Division III
(American Southwest)
Non–Football
University of North Texas System
University of North Texas 37,979 Denton Mean Green NCAA Division I FBS
(C–USA)
University of North Texas at Dallas 3,030 Dallas Trailblazers No Athletics
(N/A)
Texas A&M University System
Texas A&M University–Commerce 12,385 Commerce Lions NCAA Division II
(Lone Star)
Independent
Texas Woman's University 15,472 Denton Pioneers NCAA Division II
(Lone Star)
Women's sports only
Private universities
Institution Enrollment Location Mascot Athletic Affiliation
(Conference)
Southern Methodist University 11,643 University Park Mustangs NCAA Division I FBS
(American)
Texas Christian University 10,394 Fort Worth Horned Frogs NCAA Division I FBS
(Big 12)

Dallas Baptist University
5,445 Dallas Patriots NCAA Division II
(Lone Star)
Non–Football, compete in the Missouri Valley Conference at the Division I level for baseball
Texas Wesleyan University 3,378 Fort Worth Rams NAIA
(Sooner)
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 2,674 Fort Worth No Mascot No Athletics
(N/A)
Dallas Theological Seminary 2,601 Dallas No Mascot No Athletics
(N/A)
University of Dallas 2,387 Irving Crusaders NCAA Division III
(SCAC)
Non–Football, compete in Texas Rugby Union at the Division II level for Rugby
Southwestern Assemblies of God University 2,012 Waxahachie Lions NAIA NCCAA
(Sooner and Central States Football League)
Amberton University 1,452 Garland No Mascot No Athletics
(N/A)
Southwestern Adventist University 800 Keene No Mascot No Athletics
(N/A)
Northwood University 534 Cedar Hill Timberwolves No Athletics
(N/A)
Dallas Christian College 336 Farmers Branch Crusaders NCCAA Division II
(ACCA)
Non-Football
Arlington Baptist University 220 Arlington Patriots NCCAA Division II
(ACCA)
Non-Football
Criswell College 198 Dallas No Mascot No Athletics
(N/A)
Dallas International University 150 Dallas Chamicuro Tigers No Athletics
(N/A)
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
School Enrollment Location Mascot Athletic Affiliation
(Conference)
Paul Quinn College 600 Dallas Tigers NAIA
(Red River)
Non–Football
Southwestern Christian College 224 Terrell Rams NJCAA
(NTJCAC)
Non-Football
Community Colleges
Institution Enrollment Location Mascot Athletic Affiliation
Dallas County Community College District
Brookhaven College 11,000 Farmers Branch Bears NJCAA
(Metro Athletic Conference)
Cedar Valley College 6,000 Lancaster Suns NJCAA
(Metro Athletic Conference)
Eastfield College 14,214 Mesquite Harvesters NJCAA
(Metro Athletic Conference)
El Centro College 12,028 Dallas Chaparrals No Athletics
(N/A)
Mountain View College 8,638 Dallas Lions NJCAA
(Metro Athletic Conference)
North Lake College 10,570 Irving Blazers NJCAA
(Metro Athletic Conference)
Richland College 20,000 Dallas Thunderducks NJCAA
(Metro Athletic Conference)
Other Community Colleges
Collin College 55,000 Collin County and Rockwall County Cougars NJCAA
(NTJCAC)
Tarrant County College 50,000 Tarrant County No Mascot No Athletics
(N/A)
North Central Texas College 10,327 Denton County and surrounding areas (based in Gainesville) Lions NJCAA
(NTJCAC)
Navarro College 9,230 Ellis County and surrounding areas (based in Corsicana) Bulldogs NJCAA
(Southwest)
Trinity Valley Community College 7,743 Kaufman County and surrounding areas (based in Athens) Cardinals NJCAA
(Southwest)
Weatherford College 6,000 Parker County and surrounding areas Coyotes NJCAA
(NTJCAC)
Paris Junior College 5,000 Hunt County and surrounding areas (based in Paris) Dragons NJCAA
(Southwest)
Career Based Institutions
Institution Enrollment Location
University of North Texas Health Science Center 2,270 Fort Worth
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 2,235 Dallas
Parker University 977 Dallas
Art Institute of Dallas 850 Dallas
Texas A&M University College of Dentistry 520 Dallas
Texas A&M University School of Law 452 Fort Worth
University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law 423 Dallas
Texas State Technical College North Texas 313 Red Oak
Wade College 207 Dallas
MediaTech Institute 221 Dallas
Mediatech Institute 116 Houston

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Higher Education". Say Yes to Dallas. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  2. ^ "2020 Best Colleges in Dallas-Fort Worth Area". Niche. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  3. ^ "Education | City of Dallas Office of Economic Development". www.dallasecodev.org. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  4. ^ "Education | Fort Worth Chamber | Economic Development". www.fortworthecodev.com. Retrieved 2019-10-28.