Texas College

Tyler, TX
School Type:
4-year, Private
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Admission Requirements
Required GPA
Required SAT
not required
Required ACT
not required
Quick facts
  • Founded: 1894
  • Enrollment: 642
  • Mascot: Steers
  • Colors: Purple and Gold
  • Motto: Give The People Light, and They Will Find Their Way
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Campus Housing: Yes
Short description

Texas College, located in the vibrant city of Tyler, Texas, is a historic institution founded in 1894. This private college was established to provide educational opportunities, particularly to African-Americans in the region. Over the years, Texas College has grown and evolved, maintaining its commitment to education and community empowerment, as reflected in its motto, "Give The People Light, and They Will Find Their Way."

With an enrollment of 642 students, Texas College offers a personalized and engaging educational experience. The college provides a range of Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree programs, with popular majors including Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Early Childhood Education. These programs are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for success in their chosen fields.

In athletics, Texas College competes in the NAIA Division I as part of the Red River Athletic Conference. The college's athletic teams, known as the Steers and Lady Steers, proudly wear the school colors of Purple and Gold. They participate in various sports, fostering a spirit of teamwork and excellence among students.

Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Admissions: (903) 593-8311 ext. 2297
  • Admissions email: admissions1@texascollege.edu

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  • Financial Aid: (903) 593-2299
  • Financial Aid email: financialaid@texascollege.edu

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Popular Majors
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education

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NAIA Division I - Red River Athletic Conference (Red River)

Team Name: Steers & Lady Steers

Men's Sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field (Outdoor)

Women's Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field (Outdoor)
  • Volleyball

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