Higher Education Institutions
Galveston College opened its doors in September 1967 as a comprehensive community college located on Galveston Island, just 50 miles south of Houston, Texas. Galveston College provides the citizens of Galveston Island and surrounding region with academic, workforce development, continuing education, and community service programs.
The College serves approximately 2,300 students each semester in credit programs and nearly 5,000 individuals annually in continuing education programs. Galveston College has proven to be a progressive, dynamic institution of higher education known for its partnerships with businesses and organizations and its commitment to provide a quality learning environment that is student-focused.
Galveston College programs have consistently gained local, state, and national acclaim in areas that include health occupations programs, workforce development initiatives, NJCAA athletics, innovative fundraising, culinary arts, and special student services. The College is fiscally sound and strongly supported by local citizens who have come to recognize Galveston College as an integral part of the growth and prosperity for the community.
Moody Hall – Room 160
Galveston College – Admissions
4015 Avenue Q
Galveston, TX 77550
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Texas A&M University at Galveston is the source for all things “ocean-oriented” at Texas A&M University. TAMUG offers a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation.
TAMUG MISSION STATEMENT
Texas A&M Galveston is a special-purpose institution of higher education for undergraduate and graduate instruction in marine and maritime studies in science, engineering and business and for research and public service related to the general field of marine resources. The institution is under the management and control of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System, with degrees offered under the name and authority of Texas A&M University at College Station.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Established in 1891 as the University of Texas Medical Department, UTMB has grown from one building, 23 students and 13 faculty members to a modern health science center with campuses in Galveston, League City and Angleton, more than 3,200 students and about 900 faculty.
UTMB includes schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Biomedical Sciences; three institutes for advanced study; a major medical library; a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care; and numerous research facilities. UTMB is a part of The University of Texas System and a member of the Texas Medical Center.
Academic Links & Resources
For Questions Regarding Medical School Prerequisites and Admissions: (409) 772-3762 or (409) 772-6958
Promoting & Advocating for Business and Community Development Since 1845
2228 Mechanic, Suite 101
Galveston Island, Texas 77550