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Depending on place of residence, students of Rowlett are served by one of the following school districts:

Garland Independent School District

Rockwall Independent School District

  • Serves a small portion of Rowlett
  • 13 Prekindergarten & Elementary Schools
  • 3 Middle Schools
  • 3 High Schools

Local Higher Education & Distance Learning

Because of Rowlett’s proximity to Dallas, higher education opportunities abound in and around Rowlett.

Texas State University: Distance Learning

Programs offered at Texas State University are online and hybrid programs, which means they are partially offered online and partially on campus.

University of Texas at Dallas

Located approximately 17 miles away from Rowlett in Richardson, UT Dallas was recently ranked number one in the U.S. among universities founded less than 50 years ago. It offers 142 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

College for All Texans

Texas students will find college application and financial aid information for Texas higher education institutions.

Texas Colleges & Universities for 2017

This resource shows the latest rankings for higher education in Texas and throughout the country. Rankings are based on several factors including tuition costs, alumni earnings, student/teacher ratio, and the number of students receiving financial aid.

Texas Accredited Online Colleges & Universities

Students can find accredited universities and colleges in Texas that offer online programs and degrees.

Universities & Colleges in Texas Offering Online Learning

Search for schools in Texas that offer online course by tuition amount, school type, location, student population and degree types and levels.

Community Colleges, Vocational Schools & Workforce Development

Rowlett’s vibrant workforce is served best when workers have the skills and knowledge to meet the demands of today’s workplace.

Eastfield College

Located in nearby Mesquite, Eastfield College is part of the Dallas County Community College District. It serves students in the eastern portion of Dallas County, which includes Rowlett.

Richland College

Richland College is another school in the Dallas County Community College District, located in Garland.

Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center

Students are afforded a unique opportunity to receive advanced instruction in career and technical education courses while receiving their high school education. They can stay enrolled in their high school while also attending courses at GRCTC in Garland.

Vocational & Trade Schools in Texas

Texas vocational and trade schools offer hands-on and online training for students interested in entering the workforce as soon as possible. Search for technical and career programs in Texas and nationwide and discover how they help prepare students for the skilled trades and health care careers.

Finding the Best Online Community Colleges

Community colleges in Texas offer online learning opportunities. Students can use this guide to search for community colleges that offer online courses in Texas and throughout the country.

Nursing Schools in Texas

Find nursing schools in Texas and learn about the requirements for becoming a licensed nurse in the state.

Guide to Careers Requiring a 2-year Degree or Less

Some careers in healthcare, technology and creative fields only require a certificate or 2-year associate degree. Learn about the careers that don’t require a 4-year degree, and compare salaries and job growth.

Business Education Resources & Opportunities

Members of the business community who wish to further their education in business and acquire new business skills have several opportunities to do so.

Southern Methodist University

SMU is a private university located about 20 miles from Rowlett in Dallas, with travel time ranging from a half hour to 45 minutes. The school offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs through seven schools. SMU also offers continuing and professional education, with courses available on campus and online.

West Texas A&M MBA Online

Texas students residing in Rowlett who want to earn an MBA don’t need to relocate to do it. Several online MBA programs are available throughout Texas, including at West Texas A&M.

University of Texas Extension

University of Texas offers self-paced, transferable, and semester-based online courses.

Accelerated MBA programs

Accelerated programs are available online and at several schools throughout the nation, including schools in Texas. Learn what to expect in these programs, which are designed for students eager to bring their education to the business world in a short amount of time.

Online MBA Guide

This is a comprehensive look at online majors and degree programs for students who need flexibility when studying for an MBA. Students can search for affordable programs and see how the program ranks against other master’s degrees offered online.

Student Guide to the Online MBA in Entrepreneurship

Innovative business people who want the education to support their ideas are seeking out MBA programs that let them do just that. The MBA in entrepreneurship offers courses in finance, decision making and more.

The Accredited Online MBA

Students considering attending MBA school online in Texas or at any U.S. school will need to do their due diligence when selecting a program. It’s important for these students to look for schools that have accreditation, including the ASCSB accreditation specifically for schools of business.

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