Area universities

With over 100 institutions of higher education in a 75-mile radius, New Braunfels has a wealth of educational resources in the region, including numerous top-rated, fast-rising colleges and universities.


The University of Texas at Austin

With over 50,000 students, Texas' flagship public university is consistently ranked as a top-10 public university in the USA. Featuring the #1 undergraduate accounting and petroleum engineering programs, UT Austin's offerings also include over 55 top-ten nationally ranked degree specializations.


Being just a one-hour drive north of Downtown New Braunfels, UT Austin's many world-class opportunities are easily achievable for New Braunfels residents.

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Texas State University

Just fifteen minutes north of New Braunfels, more than 38,000 students enrolled in over 200 graduate and undergraduate degree programs call Texas State home. With top-ranked education programs, coupled with growth in academic offerings and prestige, Texas State is primed for success in the heart of Central Texas.


University of Texas at San Antonio

UTSA is the largest university in San Antonio. Featuring the #1 cybersecurity program in the U.S. and other top-rated programming, UTSA's focus on the future empowers its students to be successful in today's technology-focused society. Plus as one of only 20 universities with a Hispanic Serving Institution designation, UTSA is committed to students and communities of all backgrounds.


Texas Lutheran University

Just fifteen minutes from New Braunfels, Texas Lutheran University in Seguin is a small, private university with approximately 1500 students. TLU offers a diverse set of programming in an affordable small college format.

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