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Higher Education

Fifteen universities are within 50 miles of Grand Prairie (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board). The universities, among them University of Texas campuses (Arlington and Dallas), offer programs from engineering to business and degrees from bachelor's to medical doctorates.

In addition to their degree programs, many of these colleges and universities offer business consulting, employee training specific to a company's skill demands, community health care services, economic and land development research, computer and information services and library facilities open to the community.

Public and Private Universities in Dallas-Fort Worth

University City ~Miles from
Grand Prairie
University of Texas at Arlington Arlington 7
University of Texas at Dallas Richardson 25
Texas Woman's University Denton 50
University of North Texas Denton 50
University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth 21
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas 15
Dallas Baptist University Dallas 5
Amberton University Garland 25
Paul Quinn College Dallas 18
Southern Methodist University Dallas 16
Texas Christian University Fort Worth 20
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth 17
University of Dallas Irving 10
The College of St. Thomas More Fort Worth 20
University of North Texas at Dallas Dallas 19

Source: Texas Coordinating Board (


Public universities

Private universities