Dallas, Texas, is home to a number of higher education institutions, including universities, community colleges, and vocational schools. Here are some of the notable colleges and universities in and around Dallas:

  1. Southern Methodist University (SMU): A private, coeducational university in University Park, an enclave of Dallas. SMU is known for its programs in law, business, and the arts.

  2. University of Texas at Dallas (UTD): Located in Richardson, a suburb of Dallas, UTD is a public research university known for its strong programs in business, engineering, and computer science.

  3. Dallas Baptist University (DBU): A Christian liberal arts university located in the Mountain Creek area of southwestern Dallas.

  4. Texas Woman's University (TWU) - Dallas campus: While the main campus is in Denton, TWU has a health sciences-focused campus in the Dallas Medical District.

  5. Paul Quinn College: A private, historically black college located in south Dallas.

  6. El Centro College: A community college that's part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), located in downtown Dallas.

  7. Mountain View College: Another community college in the DCCCD, located in southwest Dallas.

  8. Brookhaven College: A community college in the northern suburb of Farmers Branch, also part of the DCCCD.

  9. Richland College: Located in northeast Dallas, Richland is another member of the DCCCD.

  10. Criswell College: A Christian liberal arts college and divinity school in Old East Dallas.

  11. Parker University: A private university focused on chiropractic, health sciences, and wellness.

  12. Art Institute of Dallas: A design, media arts, and culinary postsecondary school.

This list isn't exhaustive, but it represents a good cross-section of the variety of higher education institutions available in Dallas. Whether students are seeking a two-year or four-year degree, graduate or professional programs, or vocational training, there are options available to suit a wide range of educational goals.

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