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Texas College
Established1894
TypePrivate, HBCU
Religious affiliationChristian Methodist Episcopal Church
Endowment$1.6 million[1][2]
Students600
LocationTyler, Texas,
United States
Former namesPhillips University
AthleticsNational Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
Sportsbaseball
volleyball
softball
track
basketball
football
NicknameSteers and Lady Steers
AffiliationsRed River Athletic Conference
Central States Football League
Websitewww.texascollege.edu

Texas College is a historically black four-year college located in Tyler, Texas that is affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. The school was established by CME ministers in 1894 and briefly changed its name to Phillips University from 1909 to 1912.

AcademicsEdit

Texas College offers bachelor's degree programs in art, biology, business administration, computer science, English, education, history, mathematics, music, physical education, political science, liberal studies, social work and sociology. Also available are Associate of Arts degrees in early childhood education and general studies, as well as an alternative certification teacher education program for people with bachelor's degrees.

AthleticsEdit

Texas College teams, nicknamed athletically as the Steers, are part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC), while its football team (which was revived as an official sport in 2004) competes in the Central States Football League (CSFL). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer and track & field; while women's sports include basketball, soccer, softball, track & field and volleyball.

FacilitiesEdit

Residence hallsEdit

Residence halls include the Daniel Residence Hall and the Maddie A. Fair Residence Hall.[3]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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