Colleges Near South Padre Island

Colleges and universities near me in the South Padre Island, Texas area

There are 12 colleges within 200 miles of South Padre Island enrolling a total of 136,707 students.

Located in Texas with a population of 2,816, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from South Padre Island. The nearest college is The University of Texas at Brownsville in Brownsville at a distance of 25.1 miles from South Padre Island. Driving time to these schools from South Padre Island should be less than 4 hours. The top rated college in the area is Texas A & M International University in Laredo. The largest college in the area is South Texas College enrolling 31,949 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near South Padre Island.

12 results found

The University of Texas at Brownsville
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Brownsville, TX
 
The University of Texas at Brownsville

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,130enrollment
  • $4,240net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from South Padre Island

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Texas State Technical College Harlingen
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Harlingen, Texas
 
Texas State Technical College Harlingen

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,772enrollment
  • $9,573net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from South Padre Island

The University of Texas Pan American
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Edinburg, TX
The University of Texas Pan American

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 28,644enrollment
  • $4,095net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.16*Avg GPA

64 miles from South Padre Island

South Texas College
S
McAllen, TX
South Texas College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 31,949enrollment
  • $1,825net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

68 miles from South Padre Island

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Texas A & M University Kingsville
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Kingsville, TX
Texas A & M University Kingsville

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#27 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 8,541enrollment
  • $13,017net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

107 miles from South Padre Island

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
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Corpus Christi, TX
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 11,929enrollment
  • $12,948net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

111 miles from South Padre Island

Del Mar College
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Corpus Christi, TX
 
Del Mar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,867enrollment
  • $5,365net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

115 miles from South Padre Island

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Coastal Bend College
C
Beeville, TX
 
Coastal Bend College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,614enrollment
  • $7,725net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

164 miles from South Padre Island

Texas A & M International University
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Laredo, TX
Texas A & M International University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 7,884enrollment
  • $4,857net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA

172 miles from South Padre Island

Laredo Community College
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Laredo, TX
 
Laredo Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,181enrollment
  • $6,002net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

174 miles from South Padre Island

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University of Houston Victoria
H
Victoria, TX
 
University of Houston Victoria

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,336enrollment
  • $11,305net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

187 miles from South Padre Island

Victoria College
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Victoria, TX
 
Victoria College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,860enrollment
  • $6,793net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

187 miles from South Padre Island

FAQ's

The closest community college is Texas State Technical College Harlingen and is 31.7 miles from South Padre Island. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Texas State Technical College Harlingen are $3,264 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Texas State Technical College Harlingen has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.