Education

  • East Texas Baptist University is a private, coeducational university in Marshall, Texas. Veterans enrolled at ETBU can qualify for Free Education under the provisions of military education benefits included in the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.
  • Kilgore College is a community college in Kilgore, Texas with an annual enrollment in excess of 5,000 students and one of the lowest costs per credit hour of any college or university in Texas.
  • LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, offers more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. LETU participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program and honors POST 9/11 GI Bill benefits.
  • Panola College is a community college in Carthage, Texas for those interested in academic transfer, vocational/technical fields, developmental studies, workforce training, and continuing education. Panola College is fully approved for training of veterans under the provision of the G. I. Bill.
  • Texas College, founded in 1894 by Christian Methodist Episcopal ministers in Tyler, Texas, is an accredited historically black four-year college offering 12 bachelor’s degree programs and two associate degree programs.
  • The Texas State Technical College System, with a campus in Marshall, Texas, is a coeducational two-year institution of higher education offering technical vocational education in high demand within Texas.
  • Tyler Junior College, one of the largest two-year community colleges in Texas, offers one- or two-year academic programs and over 53 curriculums to more than 12,000 credit students each year with an additional 20,000 continuing education enrollments annually.
  • The University of Texas at Tyler , a coeducational component institution of the University of Texas System, has four professional colleges and one traditional college of arts and sciences with over 90 academic degree programs at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.
  • Wiley College is a private, historically black, four-year liberal arts college in Marshall, Texas. Founded in 1873 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, total enrollment is approximately 1400.
  • The Texas Workforce Commission’s College Credit for Heroes initiative seeks to maximize college credits awarded to veterans and service members for their military experience in order to expedite their transition into the Texas workforce.
  • College Factual’s mission is to help every student get their best fit education for less.
  •  The New GI Bill site helps veterans calculate benefits and compare costs at over 4,000 different colleges after factoring Post 9/11 benefits.
  • The Institute for Veterans and Military Families develops education and employment-focused programs in collaboration with industry, government, NGOs and the veteran community, to address the primary economic concerns of service members and their families.