Fort Worth, TX Colleges

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Fort Worth is the sixteenth most populous city in the United States of America and the fifth most populous city in the state of Texas. Located in North Central Texas, the city is a cultural gateway into the American West and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in Tarrant, Denton, Johnson, Parker, and Wise counties, serving as the seat for Tarrant County. According to the 2010 Census, Fort Worth had a population of 741,206. The city is the second most populous in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex.

The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design.USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city.

Fort Worth is home to the Kimbell Art Museum, considered to have one of the best collections in the world, and housed in what is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost works of modern architecture. Also of note are the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum, the latter of which houses one of the most extensive collections of American art in the world, in a building designed by Philip Johnson. The city is also home to Texas Christian University and Texas Wesleyan University and many multinational corporations including Bell Helicopter, Lockheed Martin, and others.

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Schools in and around Fort Worth, TX

Name
Texas Christian University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $32,400 average out-state tuition; $32,400 average in-state tuition
Tarrant County College District
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,984 average out-state tuition; $1,776 average in-state tuition
Texas Wesleyan University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $17,830 average out-state tuition; $17,830 average in-state tuition
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Four or more years; Public; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Remington College-Fort Worth Campus
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $15,316 average out-state tuition; $15,316 average in-state tuition
Westwood College-Ft Worth
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,147 average out-state tuition; $14,147 average in-state tuition
South University-The Art Institute of Fort Worth
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,568 average out-state tuition; $17,568 average in-state tuition

Fort Worth, TX Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Youth Livestock Scholarship $1,500 February 15, 2017
Ivory Moore Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 February 08, 2017
Ivory Moore Graduate Scholarship $1,000 February 08, 2017
Dick Laursen Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 01, 2017
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017