East Texas Colleges and Universities
A number of higher education facilities are located in cities and communities across East Texas. Shown below is a list of East Texas colleges and universities and links to their official websites.
List of East Texas Colleges and Universities
|College or University Name||City|
|East Texas Baptist University||Marshall|
|Jarvis Christian College||Hawkins|
|Lamar State College||Orange & Port Arthur|
|Northeast Texas Community College||Mount Pleasant|
|Paris Junior College||Paris|
|Sam Houston State University||Huntsville|
|Stephen F. Austin State University||Nacogdoches|
|Texas A&M University - Texarkana||Texarkana|
|Trinity Valley Community College||Athens & Palestine|
|Tyler Junior College||Tyler|
|University of Texas at Tyler||Tyler|
|University of Texas Health Science Center||Tyler|
LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas
Stephen F. Austin University
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) is a public university located in Nacogdoches. Founded as a teachers' college in 1923, the university was later renamed after one of Texas's founding fathers, Stephen F. Austin. Its campus resides on part of the homestead of Thomas Jefferson Rusk.
SFA offers more than 120 areas of study, including more than 80 undergraduate majors, nearly 60 graduate degrees, and three doctoral programs. Enrollment is currently over 13,000 students.
|Entrance to Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas (Staff Photo)
UT-Tyler Braithwaite Recital Hall in Cowan Center