Tyler puts a high priority on educational opportunities
for people of all ages. Our city is served by Tyler Junior College,
Texas College and the University of Texas at Tyler. State-of-the-art
fine arts performance facilities enhance university and college
sponsored attractions, including, performance theatre, music and
dance. The university of Texas at Tyler Distinguished Lecture Series
and a wide variety of continuing education opportunities.
of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas at Tyler continues to open new doors of
educational opportunities to East Texas with the admission of Freshman
students, providing the opportunity for a comprehensive four-year
Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center
Opened in August 1997 an the UT Tyler campus, the Cowan Center includes
the Vaughn Auditorium which provides main floor and balcony seating
for 2,000. The auditorium's acoustically-tuned environment, combined
with state-of-the-art lighting and technical capabilities, creates
a stimulating setting for world class performance.
2,000 seats. The largest venue in the Cowan Center is the Vaughn
Auditorium. Its size and acoustical, lighting and technical capabilities
create a setting designed to accommodate world-class performances
Tyler Junior College, one of the oldest junior colleges in Texas,
provides solid basics for freshman and sophomore students who plan
to transfer to upper level colleges and universities and also offers
a diversity of technical and vocational programs for students joining
the highly competitive and demanding job market.
in 1926, TJC's growth accelerated in the 1980's. The college's annual
fall enrollment of approximately 8,000 students now exceeds that
of any other single campus in Texas.
TJC is the regional leader in continuing education courses and offers
training for business and industry, adult basic education and small
business assistance. These services are provided through the TJC
Regional Training and Development Complex.
of quality instructors, academic programs and extracurricular offerings
and community programs make Tyler Junior College like no other campus
Training & Development Complex
Continuing education courses, training for business and industry,
adult basic education, small business start-up assistance and courses
for senior citizens are available to Tyler area residents through
the Regional Training & Development Complex.
Tyler Junior College, the RTDC plays an integral role in the economic
and educational development of Tyler, annually serving more than
Education, more than 200 non-credit classes for fun, cultural enrichment
and work force preparation are offered each year. Among these are
courses and trips offered through the TJC Seniors' College, an enhanced
learning program for individuals 55 or older. Courses in Seniors'
College meet on the TJC campus, 1400 East Fifth Street.