Whether you’re considering beginning college, aiming for the next educational level in your career, or simply wanting to reinvent by learning a new skill or trade, several opportunities to pursue higher education are just minutes away from The Woodlands Hills.
- Lone Star College – Montgomery
Just north of The Woodlands is Lone Star College – Montgomery community college, which is part of the Lone Star College System. In addition to offering two-year degrees, career training, workforce certificates, and continuing education, they have recently added bachelor’s degree programs in nursing, applied techonogy in cybersecurity, and applied science in energy, manufacturing and trades management.
- LSC – University Center at The Woodlands
Adjacent to Lone Star College – Montgomery is the LSC – University Center at The Woodlands, which offers undergraduate and master’s degrees from eight partnering universities: Belleview University, Ferris State University, Lamar University, Sam Houston State University, Springfield College, Stephen F. Austin State University, University of Houston Downtown Northwest, and University of St. Thomas.
- Sam Houston State University
Currently under construction, Sam Houston State University is building a campus in Conroe for its College of Osteopathic Medicine. It is anticipated to open in August 2020. The university also offers upper level (junior and senior) undergraduate courses and graduate programs at its new SHSU – The Woodlands Center located at Lone Star College – Montgomery.
- University of St. Thomas
The Houston-based Catholic college, University of St. Thomas, has plans to launch a four-year satellite campus in Conroe. It will begin with a nursing program and will eventually also offer courses in business, technology and aviation. Classes will be taught in a temporary building in Conroe beginning in 2020 until the permanent campus is constructed.
“There are so many convenient options for reaching higher education goals for the residents of The Woodlands Hills and their families,” said Heath Melton, Executive Vice President, MPC, Residential Development. “As they plan their future and build new beginnings, they won’t have to go far in order to further their educational horizon.”