North Richland Hills, Texas (TX) Colleges and Universities

Prospective college students residing in and around North Richland Hills have many schools to choose from, though some of these options are specialized institutions. For the benefit of the average student intrigued by the traditional college experience, we compare traditional schools in the area using statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to North Richland Hills, Texas

The majority of the closest schools to North Richland Hills are 4-year institutions, but there are several 2-year (or less) schools available. A few of the 4-year schools in the area offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

  • Tarrant County College District (4.5 miles from downtown)
  • Texas Wesleyan University (5.6 miles from downtown)
  • Brown Mackie College-Dallas (8.1 miles from downtown)
  • Texas Christian University (8.5 miles from downtown)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (9 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near North Richland Hills, Texas

The largest schools in the North Richland Hills area are mostly public schools. The area offers more than ten institutions with greater than 1,000 students.

  • Tarrant County College District (51,688 students)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (41,988 students)
  • Texas Christian University (10,323 students)
  • North Lake College (9,871 students)
  • Mountain View College (8,539 students)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES determines the average net cost for colleges and universities by subtracting the amount of financial aid full-time undergrad students typically receive from the total cost of attendance. Most schools in the North Richland Hills area have net prices below $20,000 for 2014-2015.

  • Mountain View College ($3,696)
  • North Lake College ($4,772)
  • Tarrant County College District ($5,633)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington ($11,742)
  • Brown Mackie College-Dallas ($18,801)

Highest Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate reported by the NCES represents full-time undergraduate students who graduated within 150% of the 'normal time' it takes to complete their degree program (i.e., six years for a bachelor's degree). Only a couple of the traditional schools in the area had rates greater than 50% for 2015.

  • Texas Christian University (76% graduation rate)
  • University of Dallas (70% graduation rate)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (46% graduation rate)
  • The King's University (40% graduation rate)
  • Northwood University-Texas (40% graduation rate)

The North Richland Hills, TX, area offers a multitude of private and public institutions that give future students a range of graduation rates, net prices, sizes, and locations to choose from.

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