Midland, TX Colleges

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Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. A small portion of the city extends into Martin County. As of the 2010 census, the population of Midland was 111,147, and a 2011 estimate of 113,931, making it the twenty-eighth most populous city in the state of Texas. Due to the oil boom in Midland, certain officials have estimated the population to be hovering around 155,000 to 165,000. The Midland metropolitan area's, composed of Midland County, population grew 4.6 percent to 151,662 between July 1, 2011 and July 1, 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It is the principal city of the Midland, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Midland County. The metropolitan area is also a component of the larger Midland–Odessa, Texas Combined Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 274,002 as of July 1, 2010. People in Midland are called Midlanders.

Midland was originally founded as the midway point between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railroad in 1881. The city has received national recognition as the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush, and the onetime home of former President George H.W. Bush, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Barbara Bush.

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Schools in and around Midland, TX

Name
Midland College
Four or more years; Public; $4,350 average out-state tuition; $3,180 average in-state tuition
Kaplan College-Midland
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Four or more years; Public; $11,334 average out-state tuition; $3,822 average in-state tuition
American Commercial College-Odessa
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Odessa College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,750 average out-state tuition; $2,700 average in-state tuition
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,712 average out-state tuition; $2,256 average in-state tuition
Howard College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,376 average out-state tuition; $2,256 average in-state tuition

Midland, 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