Seguin Area Colleges, Universities and Workforce Training Centers
There are numerous opportunities to advance your education in and around Seguin, Texas. As part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), we have local colleges and quick access to all the universities in San Antonio. These include graduate schools, community colleges and medical schools: Alamo Colleges District (includes, Northeast Lakeview College, Palo Alto College, St Philip's College, San Antonio College and Northwest Vista College), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), University of Texas Health Science Center, Texas A&M University at San Antonio, Trinity University, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), St. Mary's University, Our Lady of the Lake University and so much more.
Those wishing to earn college credits in their own backyard can easily remain within Seguin area and attend the Alamo Colleges Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC), Texas Lutheran University (TLU), or Texas State University. These institutions are all within a 30 minute drive from Downtown Seguin.
Alamo Colleges Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC)
Alamo Colleges District, has worked in partnership with New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation and Seguin Economic Development Board to bring the Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC) to the New Braunfels, Seguin and surrounding area residents.
The Center offers short-term workforce training programs that connect residents to emerging jobs in high-demand fields such as welding, certified nurses's aid, OSHA training and Licensed Vocational Nursing.
The CTTC is also home to the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Academy (ATMA) and Information Technology and Security Academy (ITSA) which provide workforce skills development and certifications programs for high school juniors and seniors. Dual credit classes are also offered to students that are still in high school, allowing them to earn college credits at no charge.
Customized training for employers at the CTTC or on-site can be tailored to offer upward job mobility and basic workplace and advanced technical skills development to their current employees. Partnerships with local business and industry provide potential employees with real-world experience and exposure to state-of-the-art equipment.
What does the Central Texas Technology Center have to offer?
- Short-term workforce training programs that connect residents to emerging jobs in-demand occupations
- Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics Technician, Welding Technology, OSHA training...
- College academic core courses (humanities, math, and science)
- Information Technology, Medical Health Classes, and ESL classes utilizing the contextual format through the Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training Program (I-BEST)
- Vocational Nursing
- Summer Youth Programs
Texas Lutheran University (TLU)
TLU education encourages students to learn boldly and live to inspire. We seek to achieve these components through a broad general education curriculum we call Compass. This curriculum incorporates knowing, doing and becoming through key competencies: depth in a major field of study and co-curricular experiences that build on classroom learning.
- Founded: In 1891 in Brenham, Texas. The institution moved to Seguin in 1912
- Location: Seguin, Texas, near the beautiful Texas Hill Country; 35 miles east of San Antonio and 50 miles south of Austin
- Type of School: private; four-year; liberal arts, sciences and professional studies; residential; coeducational; undergraduate university
- Church Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
- Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy
- Academic Programs: 27 majors, 3 graduate programs, 37 minors, and 13 pre-professional programs
- Enrollment: 1,300 approx.
- 48% Male; 52% Female
- Students from 23 states and 8 foreign countries
- 65% of full-time students live on campus
- 98% receive financial assistance
- 15% Lutheran
- 32% Hispanic
- 10% African-American
Texas State University
Texas State's 38,661 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 93 master’s and 14 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students. Our students come from around the globe, and our student body is diverse. Fifty-two percent of Texas State students are ethnic minorities. Texas State ranks 14th in the nation for total bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students. Click here to learn more about Texas State University.
Ingram School of Engineering
Texas State University Ingram School of Engineering provides a pipeline of talent for manufacturers and other industrial business enterprises within the Seguin area. The School has three undergraduate degree programs in specific areas of engineering. The Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering programs were bootstrapped through related existing programs in the Department of Engineering Technology. The Electrical Engineering program (and separately accredited Computer Engineering specialization) were developed "from scratch". Click here to learn more about the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State University.