Local Higher Education & Distance Learning Opportunities & Resources

Weimar is almost halfway between Houston and San Antonio, with Austin to the Northwest. Distance education is important to Weimar citizens when considering higher education opportunities.



Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View A&M University is one of the closest four-year public universities to Weimar, located in Prairie View, which is about 70 miles from Weimar. This institution also offers distance learning courses.


Texas State University: Distance Learning

Programs offered at Texas State University are online and hybrid programs, which means they are partially offered online and partially on campus.


University of Texas

The University of Texas System is comprised of 14 institutions, including eight four-year universities located throughout Texas. The closest one to Weimar is UT Austin, which is about 81 miles away. UT Austin offers its Extended Campus, which offers several ways for students to obtain an education from the institution, including online courses.


College for All Texans 

This site is a portal for Texas students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in Texas. Students can explore and compare colleges, apply to public colleges and universities, and find out about financial aid opportunities.


Education Resources & Colleges in Texas

See the latest rankings for higher education in Texas and throughout the country. Rankings are based on numerous factors including student/teacher ratio, number of students and earnings of alumni once they graduate and enter the workforce.


Search and Compare Online Schools in Texas

Students can find accredited universities and colleges in Texas that offer online programs and degrees. 


Guide to Online Colleges in Texas

Online and distance learning programs can be an important way for rural students to earn a degree. This guide is designed to help students search for schools in Texas that offer online courses and programs.