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Career Colleges and Universities in Tyler, Texas

Tyler, Texas Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Tyler, Texas. Each degree from a Tyler, Texas Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Texas, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Tyler, Texas Colleges and Universities

Tyler, Texas has 96,900 residents, with the educational and business offerings of a city twice its size.

Tyler colleges

The main university in Tyler is the University of Texas at Tyler. This school of nearly 7,000 students has about 100 programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. UT Tyler boasts low tuition, at $6,592 per year for in-state students, and a high student success rate with three out of five students having job offers before graduation.

The community college in Tyler is Tyler Junior College. This school has about 15,000 students and more than 60 associate degree programs and certificates. The medical programs at this school are among the best in the region.

Tyler even has a Christian school in town. Affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Texas College offers 12 bachelor degree programs ranging from business administration to religion, and two associate degree programs. Texas College also has an Alternative Certification Teacher Education program.

Tyler economy

Tyler has a large education and health care market. Over a quarter of the population work in these fields, at 12,220 jobs and five of the top 10 main employers in town. Another large market there is retail since Brookshire Grocery Company is headquartered in Tyler. The mean annual income in Tyler is $36,870.

There are no signs of slowing down for this community. Between 2000 and 2010, Tyler experienced a 15.8 percent population growth. On top of that, all but one industry grew during 2011. If you wish to relocate for school or work, Tyler could be your town.

Author: Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is a Reno-based freelance writer. He's written for many publications, including Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada Magazine, and Reno News & Review. His interests include education, religious debates, and lengthy road trips.

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