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Info On Private Colleges In And Around Austin

Info On Private Colleges In And Around Austin


Info On Private Colleges In And Around Austin

by Jim Olenbush

You will be thrilled by the options you have available to you in the Austin area if you're looking for a private school at which you can further your education.

Trinity University

Trinity University, which is located in nearby San Antonio, is one of the top private undergraduate institutions in the United States. The university offers 13 interdisciplinary minors as well as 37 different majors. Some of the programs that Trinity University offers include:

Business administration Communication Computer science Education Engineering science

The university has an extensive liberal arts and sciences program and offers Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Music degrees. This university was also listed in The Princeton Review as one of The Best 361 Colleges and was mentioned as having strong academics regardless of the major chosen.

St. Edwards University

St. Edward's University is a private Catholic institution that has a focus on liberal arts. This university, located in Austin, places an emphasis on critical thinking as well as on ethical practice. The class sizes are kept small in order to provide students with personal attention and an excellent education. Also, the university offers numerous service-learning and internship opportunities. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools this university awards both bachelor and master's degrees.

Concordia University

Concordia University is also located on a 20 acre campus in the heart of Austin. This private, coeducational institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences field. Totally, the university offers 22 different majors housed within four colleges:

Adult Education Business Education Liberal Arts & Sciences

The university offers an Accelerated Degree Program too. This program is molded to help part time students and adult students who are going back to school by permitting them to complete their studies more quickly. Apart from its Austin campus, Concordia also has extension campuses located in Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools and awards associate, bachelor, and master's degrees.

Texas Lutheran University

Texas Lutheran University is located in Seguin and offers undergraduate degrees in sciences, liberal arts, and professional studies. The class sizes are restricted at just 18 students and each class is taught by a highly qualified professor, and never by a graduate student. The university focuses on providing hands on experiences to its students by providing them with opportunities to partake in scientific research, internships, senior seminars, and study abroad programs. As a result of the excellent education the university provides, it has been listed as one of America's best colleges by U.S. News & World Report and was included in the Best Western Colleges list created by The Princeton Review.

About the Author:
Jim Olenbush is a Texas real estate broker that has been actively selling Austin homes for over 12 years. His team of experienced Realtors specialize in Spanish Oaks real estate and other luxury neighborhoods around Austin, Texas.

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