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Great Schools For Students with Children: Texas

Updated on July 29, 2015

The face of a college student is much different than it was 10 or 20 years ago. More singleparents, married students and older students are entering the arena. Universities have made living on campus a possibility with family housing. Here is a list of schools that offer such housing in Texas

East Texas Baptist University:
Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77074, USA

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East Texas Baptist University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Marshall, TX
  • Established 1912
  • 250 acre campus
  • Small class sizes
  • Religiously based
  • 30 undergraduate study programs

Housing Facts

  • 1 and 2 bedroom units
  • Utilities included
  • Student activities
  • Family support

2100 S Mobberly Ave, Longview, TX 75602:
2100 S Mobberly Ave, Longview, TX 75602, USA

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LeTourneau University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Longview, Texas
  • Established in 1946
  • 162 acre campus
  • Over 50 student organizations
  • Christian University
  • Active Athletic program for men and women
  • NCAA Division III
  • More than 85 programs of study

Housing Facts

  • 2 bedroom floorplans
  • Unfurnished units
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Ample Playgrounds for children
  • Recreation area with lounge
  • Housing for students with children and married students

Lubbock Christian University:
Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX, USA

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Lubbock Christian University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Lubbock, Texas
  • Founded in 1956
  • Christian based university
  • 15:1 student to teacher class ratio
  • Over 70 academic programs
  • Guaranteed scholarships for freshmen
  • 155 acre campus
  • 25 student orginizations

Housing Facts

  • 1,2 and 4 bedroom floor plans
  • Apartments open to adult learners and married students
  • All utilities are included
  • Unfurnished units
  • Located on campus

Southern Methodist University:
SMU (Southern Methodist University), 6425 Boaz St, Dallas, TX 75205, USA

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Southern Methodist University

  • Fast Facts
  • Located in Dallas, Texas
  • Founded in 1911
  • Private university
  • 230 acre campus
  • Two satellite campuses in Plano and New Mexico
  • Active greek life
  • over 100 study abroad programs
  • 7 schools of study

Housing Facts

  • 1 bedroom units only
  • Furnished
  • Some Utilities included
  • Low cost
  • On Campus

Sul Ross State University:
Sul Ross State University, E Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79832, USA

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Sul Ross State University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Alpine, Texas
  • Founded in 1920
  • 647 acre campus
  • Small class sizes
  • 3 satellite campuses
  • Ranch for the animal science program
  • Active Athletic department
  • Rodeo program

Housing Facts

  • 2 bedroom floor plans
  • All utilities included except telephone
  • Basic cable included
  • Low cost
  • One campus

Texas A&M University:
Bonfire Memorial Parking Lot, History Walk / Spirit Ring, College Station, TX 77840, USA

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Texas A&M

Fast Facts

  • Located in College Station, Texas
  • Founded in 1876
  • Over 120 under grad and over 200 grad programs
  • Corps or Cadets
  • 5500 acre campus
  • Study abroad programs with over 50 different countries

Housing Facts

  • 2 and 1 bedroom floor plans
  • Some utilities included
  • Landry facilities
  • Central air in select apartments
  • Washer and dryer in some units
  • Walking distance to campus
  • Campus bus service
  • Playgrounds
  • Community centers

Texas A&M - Commerce:
College of Business and Entrepreneurship Texas A&M University-Commerce, McDowell Administration

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Texas A&M Commerce

Fast facts

  • Located in Commerce,Texas
  • Founded in 1889
  • 1300 acre campus
  • Over 100 programs of study
  • Around 20 study abroad programs
  • Over 100 student organizations

Housing Facts

  • 1 and 2 bedroom units
  • low cost
  • central air
  • Playgrounds
  • Community Centers
  • Computer labs
  • Laundry facilities

Texas Lutheran University:
Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W Court St, Seguin, TX 78155, USA

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Texas Lutheran University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Seguin, Texas
  • Founded in 1891
  • 184 acre campus
  • 20:1 student teacher ratio
  • Over 20 academic programs
  • Christian based education

Housing Facts

  • 2 bedroom floor plans
  • Located on campus
  • Walking distance to classes
  • Children's play area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Unfurnished units

Texas Woman's University:
Texas Woman's University-Houston, 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA

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Texas Woman's University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Denton, Texas
  • Founded in 1901
  • Online programs
  • Over 20 programs
  • 270 acre campus
  • 3 campuses across texas

Housing Facts

  • 2 and 3 bedroom floor plans
  • Furnished and unfurnished units
  • Some utilities included
  • On campus
  • Recreation activities for children
  • Playgrounds
  • Support for families

The University of Texas at Austin:
University of Texas Performing Arts Center, 2400 Inner Campus Dr, Austin, TX 78712, USA

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The University of Texas at Austin

Fast Facts

  • Located in Austin Texas
  • Founded in 1883
  • 350 acre campus
  • 17 schools of study
  • Over 100 degree programs
  • 100 student organizations

Housing Facts

  • 1, 2, and 3 bedroom floor plans
  • Support groups
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playgroups
  • Non-smoking
  • 24 police patrol
  • Unfurnished units
  • Utilities included
  • Car share and carpool program


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      Mrs Colly 

      9 months ago

      Is it a certain age for the kids

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      5 years ago

      Prairie Ciew A&M University, which is an amazing HBCU, just recently built a complex on campus that has living accommodations for students with children.

    • luvintkandtj profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from USA

      These are all top notch schools

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      Dianna Mendez 

      7 years ago

      Interesting on the number of schools in Texas that are high scores with parents. Good choices.


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