Higher Education

Blinn College

Established in 1883, Blinn College offers a variety of college academic transfer, workforce training, and continuing education classes for more than 18,000 students who attend one of our four campuses or our comprehensive distance education programs.

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Texas A&M University

Texas A&M consistently ranks among the country's top universities, with a number of our individual programs recognized as Top-10 in the nation.

  • Home to more than 50,000 students, ranking as the sixth-largest university in the country, with more than 360,000 former students worldwide.
  • Recently announced plans to increase enrollment in the College of Engineering by over 12,000 students in the next 12 years.
  • Holds membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 61 institutions with this distinction. Texas A&M conducts research valued at more than $705 million annually, currently ranking among the top 20 universities nationally and third behind only MIT and the University of California at Berkeley for universities without medical schools.
  • Has an endowment valued at more than $5 billion, which ranks fourth among U.S. public universities and 10th overall.
  • Claimed four national team championships and nine conference titles last season, both of which were school-bests.
  • Recently joined the prestigious and powerful South Eastern Conference.
  • Recognized as Home of the 12th Man, where students stand during football games to show support for the team – and for fellow Aggies – a personification of the Aggie Spirit.
  • Recently rated by Sports Illustrated as the nation's best game day.
  • Currently planning a massive expansion and renovation of Kyle Field.
  • Recently awarded “the largest federal grant to come to Texas since NASA” for the creation of the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development & Manufacturing.
  • Corps of Cadets is recognized among the nation's largest uniformed student bodies at more than 2,300 strong. Texas A&M commissions more officers than any other institution outside of the nation's service academies.
  • Named second in the nation by The Wall Street Journal among all universities, public and private, in a survey of top U.S. corporations, non-profits and government agencies, based on graduates that recruiters prefer to hire.

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