Education & Universities

School districts across Brazoria County provide a high-quality and comprehensive education for pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. There are special education programs for preschool and school-age children and career and technology education programs on the secondary level. All districts feature special programs such as Montessori, International Baccalaureate, Dual-credit, Gifted and Talented, Dual language and championship sports programs. Secondary schools partner with colleges and universities, innovative businesses, nonprofit organizations, and community leaders to prepare students for college, careers and life.

Public & Private Schools

There are eight independent school districts in Brazoria County as well as 13 private schools including several Montessori schools in different locations around the county. 

Higher Education & Universities

For college-bound students and adults there are several higher educational opportunities in Brazoria County and many more in the greater Houston metro area.

Alvin Community College

A 114 acres campus that provides affordable, accessible, high quality and innovative academic, technical and cultural educational opportunities for the diverse communities it serves. ACC describes itself as the primary resource for lifelong learning opportunities in our community. Alvin Community College has been listed in the top 150 community colleges for 2021, out of 1,000 in America as ranked by the Aspen Institute.

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Brazosport College

On 156 acres offers four-year degree programs in Industrial Management and Health Services Management. BC also offers two-year degree and certificate options in a variety of career fields, as well as courses in major fields of study, which will transfer to four-year schools. The healthcare program at BC offers ADN and LVN opportunities. The college enjoys great support from business and industry. The campus has expanded in recent years. Additions include the BASF Center for Process Technology, the Dow Academic Center, the Byron & Sandra Sadler Health Professions/ Science Complex, the Freeport LNG Crafts Academy and, most recently, the BCPC Welding Technologies Laboratory. 

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University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland

While this branch campus is just ten years old, UH-Clear Lake at Pearland offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in areas such as education, criminology and more. Undergraduates with more than 45 credit hours can complete their bachelor's degrees in eight programs, while graduate students can receive their master's degrees in six programs. UH-Clear Lake also works with Alvin Community College with transferable credits in core classes.

Learn more about the University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland here