Ranger, TX Colleges

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Ranger is a city in Eastland County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,468 at the 2010 census. Ranger College, a community college, is the second largest employer in the community.

During the 1920s, Ranger, like nearby Cisco, Eastland, and Desdemona, were petroleum boomtowns.

In the 1920s, Ranger had railroad service through the since defunct Wichita Falls, Ranger, and Fort Worth Railroad, acquired by the Wichita Falls and Southern Railroad, one of the properites of Frank Kell, Joseph A. Kemp, and later Orville Bullington of Wichita Falls, Texas. The Wichita Falls and Southern was abandoned in 1954.

The Ranger Antique Airfield (F23), established in 1928, is the third oldest airport in Texas. Amelia Earhart landed at the field in 1931 in her Pitcairn Autogyro. The airport has two grass runways. 1-19; 2730 ft. x 80 ft. / 18-36; 1950 ft. x 60 ft.

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Schools in and around Ranger, TX

Name
Ranger College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,540 average out-state tuition; $2,580 average in-state tuition
Cisco College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $1,632 average out-state tuition; $768 average in-state tuition
Tarleton State University
Four or more years; Public; $10,967 average out-state tuition; $3,455 average in-state tuition
Weatherford College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,860 average out-state tuition; $3,210 average in-state tuition
Howard Payne University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $20,400 average out-state tuition; $20,400 average in-state tuition
Abilene Christian University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,610 average out-state tuition; $23,610 average in-state tuition
Hardin-Simmons University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,450 average out-state tuition; $21,450 average in-state tuition

Ranger, TX Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
C.C. Miao and Rosalind Miao Scholarship Up to $20,000 April 01, 2017
Don't Mess With Texas Scholarship Up to $6,000 May 05, 2017
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Matheon Scholarship Up to $1,000 May 01, 2017
AOTF Texas Scholarship Varies October 26, 2017
Thelma Windham Scholarship Varies March 31, 2017