The DFW Higher Education Landscape


More than 70 accredited universities and colleges cover the DFW landscape. Students, faculty and other academics are engaged in a wide range of work, from tackling core curricula to developing nanotechnology… read more >

DFW Legislators Mean Business with Higher Ed Support

The DFW Region is consistently first in the country in job growth and holds the greatest share of Texas students enrolled in higher education in Texas. Spending in higher education isn’t just about investing in students, families, and workforce — it’s about strengthening the region’s economy by investing in DFW’s intellectual capital. Legislative support and investment in higher education have a ripple effect on economic growth in construction, research and additional business activity in DFW… read more >

Welcome to DFW

When roughly 380,000 postsecondary students return to school every fall in DFW, it’s no front-page news, as it might be in Austin or Columbus, Ohio. Make no mistake — Dallas-Fort Worth is no typical college town; yet, aspiring engineers, doctors, architects and scientists are flocking here because of our diverse higher education institutions and the job opportunities that follow… read more >

Working Together to Unlock Potential

It’s 7:30 a.m. on a cold fall morning. The university presidents and chancellors of the largest regional colleges and universities in Dallas-Fort Worth sit in a meeting room at the Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC). It’s one of the quarterly meetings of the University CEO Council, a council facilitated by the DRC that brings together regional higher education leaders to discuss pressing higher education issues in the region and ways to collaborate… read more >

Texas Research Alliance

Founded in 2014 by four Chambers in the DFW Region, the Texas Research Alliance (TRA) is a not-for-profit that builds industry, government and university research and innovation partnerships. There is no cost for TRA’s assistance to find the key regional partners to help meet your research and innovation challenges… read more >

This information is part of the 2020 Higher Education Review Magazine, presented by Thomson Reuters.