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Richardson is a city in Dallas and Collin counties in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 99,223. In 2011 the population was estimated to be 101,742. Richardson is an affluent inner suburb of Dallas and home of The University of Texas at Dallas and the Telecom Corridor with a high concentration of telecommunications companies. More than 5,000 businesses have operations within Richardson's 28 square miles (73 km2), including many of the world's largest telecommunications/networking companies: AT&T, Ericsson, Verizon, Cisco Systems, Samsung, MetroPCS, Texas Instruments, TriQuint Semiconductor, and Fujitsu.

In 2006, Richardson was ranked as the 15th best place to live in the United States by Money magazine. This ranked Richardson the 3rd best place to live in Texas. In 2007, the Morgan Quitno 14th Annual America's Safest and Most Dangerous Cities Awards pronounced Richardson the 69th safest city in America. In the same study Richardson ranked the 5th safest city in Texas. In 2008, Richardson was ranked as the 18th best place to live in the United States by Money magazine. This ranked Richardson the 4th best place to live in Texas. In 2009, Business Week's annual report on the "Best Places to Raise Kids," ranked Richardson 2nd in Texas. Richardson was the first North Texas city recognized as a best workplace for commuters by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Department of Transportation in 2004. As of 2010 the city has continued to be recognized every year since 2004. In 2011 the Texas Recreation and Park Society awarded Richardson with the Texas Gold Medal for excellence in the field of recreation and park management.

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Schools in and around Richardson, TX

Name
Richland College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,960 average out-state tuition; $2,490 average in-state tuition
Concorde Career Institute-Dallas
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
ATI Career Training Center-Richardson
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Dallas Nursing Institute
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Westwood College-Dallas
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,147 average out-state tuition; $14,147 average in-state tuition
Dallas Barber & Stylist College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
ITT Technical Institute-Richardson
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition

Richardson, TX Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016