Education and Training
Texas State Technical College
Texas State Technical College is committed to providing students the knowledge and skills that are the basis of a world class education. The technical programs offered at TSTC are known nation-wide as delivering the science and critical thinking required for successful careers. Our academic core program provides bridges to many degrees and opportunities. Combining our technical programs with our academic core brings the life-long learning structures necessary for success in the 21st century.
TSTC faculty have the experience of applied theory so calculations to give students real-life examples of how technology enhances work and continuity. TSTC student life builds on shared learning and fellowship. A caring staff and committed administration round out the team that makes TSTC the place to be.
The University of Texas at Brownsville has been a member of The University of Texas System since 1991. In cooperation with Texas Southmost College, The University serves more than 12,000 students at its campus located in Brownsville, Texas. In Partnership with Texas Southmost College, The University offers a wide range of courses for Associate and Baccalaureate degrees to graduate classes and continuing education.
UT Pan American
UTPA has a total of 17,337 students coming from 28 different states, and over 40 Countries around the world. UTPA enrolls the highest number and highest percentage of Hispanics (86%) among Texas public universities. Of the total student population, 2,261 are graduate students participating in 48 graduate level programs. UTPA is the 10th largest university in the state and the 5th largest in the UT System. The Hispanic outlook in higher education lists UTPA among its top 100 best U.S. Colleges for Hispanics. UTPA offers 54 bachelorís degree programs, 50 masterís, 2 doctoral, and one cooperative doctoral pharmacy program. UTPA educates the most Mexican-American Students in the nation.
South Texas College
South Texas College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor or Applied Technology, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, and certificates. STC expected to begin the Fall 2008 semester with more than 20,000 students. A faculty and staff of more than 1,600 serve STCís five campuses.
Regional Academic Health Science Center (University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio)
Just minutes from San Benito the RAHC offers clinical training for 3rd and 4th year medical students and education support services for medical residents in primary care fields.
San Benito CISD
The San Benito Consolidated Independent School District prides itself in offering progressive, innovative courses and programs to a student population of just over 10,000. The district provides students with top-notch academic programs, a wide array of extracurricular activities and state-of-the-art technology. Students begin their education with a solid foundation.
The district focuses on early childhood development by placing the majority of the districtís instructional aides in pre-kinder, kinder and first grade classrooms. This helps assist the teachers so that students can gain the fundamental skills necessary to succeed academically. Approximately 1,400 employees help students achieve academic excellence and prepare them for the challenge of becoming lifelong learners.
San Benito CISD leaders have been planning for future growth in an effort to accommodate the growing numbers of students enrolling in the district. The district has built state-of-the-art facilities, thanks to bonds approved by voters in 1997, 1999 and 2004. The last of the 1999 bond projects, the San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy, opened its doors in the fall of 2004.
The District places special emphasis on:
There are 15 existing campuses and a new athletic stadium named in honor of Olympian and three-time gold medal winner Bobby Morrow. Other improvements are the result of a recently approved bond project. Included are: