From the center of a metropolitan area boasting 12 major universities and a regional workforce of over 3.8 million, Arlington businesses are well-positioned to draw talent from 360 degrees. But, with that said, there’s no real reason to look beyond the city’s borders…

Served by five independent school districts, home to multiple institutions of higher learning, and in the center of a metropolitan area with numerous other educational assets, Arlington has the educational resources to equip its vibrant workforce.


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Arlington’s diverse residents enjoy an exceptional array of educational opportunities. The Arlington Independent School District currently has a total of 75 schools: 10 high schools, 13 junior high schools and 52 elementary schools. With over 62,000 students enrolled, the Arlington Independent School District is the 9th largest school District in Texas. 86% of the student body is involved in an advanced education track designed to prepare students for future employment and higher education. Arlington is currently served by 4 separate independent school districts; Arlington, Kennedale, Fort Worth and Mansfield, which is one of the fastest growing school districts in the state of Texas. A fifth school district, H-E-B, which is acclaimed for its academic worthiness will be serving the brand new North Arlington Viridian community once it has established more permanent residents.


UT-Arlington is a comprehensive research, teaching, and public service institution whose mission is the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of excellence. The University is committed to the promotion of lifelong learning through its academic and continuing education programs, and to the formation of good citizenship through its community service learning programs. UT-Arlington’s 42,000 + students pursue more than 300 degrees in an extensive range of disciplines.
UT-Arlington is the second biggest institution in the University of Texas system only trailing the main campus in Austin. Recognized internationally for its nano-technology research program, UT-Arlington is a leader in the region and state with education, research, and training. Some of UT-Arlington’s Research Centers include:

  • Automation & Robotics
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Leadership in Nursing and Health Care
  • Enterprise Engineering
  • Organizational and Managerial Excellence


TCC is a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965 that is dedicated to providing affordable quality education and open access to quality teaching and learning. TCC is the sixth largest college or university in Texas, in terms of enrollment. Home to the fastest growing community college campus in the Southwest, the City of Arlington and TCC Southeast campus have created a collaborative partnership link between education and business.

TCC-SE campus opened their doors in 1996, and has successfully served thousands of students through many academic and workforce development programs. Available academic programs prepare students to succeed at a four-year college or university, and the technical/workforce development programs train them to enter high-skill, high-wage careers. TCC offers the customized training that employees need to be successful on the job. Additionally, TCC assists with strategic conversions for exceptional employees who DREAM, ACHIEVE, and SUCCEED at the Southeast campus.



Arlington Baptist College is a private, four-year Bible college in Arlington, Texas. It is the official education institution of the World Baptist Fellowship which offers both undergraduate and graduate level degree programs.

At Arlington Baptist College (ABC), your academic, social and extracurricular life is grounded in Christian study, belief and practices, giving you a Christian-based education and campus experience.

Located in Arlington, Texas, ABC’s curriculum is categorized into three distinctive divisions: the Division of Biblical Studies, the Division of General Studies and the Division of Professional Studies. Through these different divisions you may earn a number of different religious degrees in such areas as Youth Ministry, Biblical Counseling and Pastoral Ministry. Additional programs are offered in Teacher Preparation for the elementary and secondary levels.