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Schools in Texas Near Red River Army Depot

Texarkana, Texas, is 64 miles north of Shreveport, Louisiana. The community was named after its location near the state lines of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, however, some sources claim the name came from a 1860 steamboat or from a drink called "Texarkana Bitters". Texarkana also is the location of Red River Army Depot, whose maintenance mission includes the repair, rebuild, overhaul and conversion of tactical wheeled vehicles, as well as the Army's light tracked combat vehicle fleet.

Living at Red River Army Depot offers a number of landmarks and leisure activities for your off-duty hours. Attractions include Discovery Place, Museum of Regional History, Old Washington Historic State Park, Clinton Birthplace, Caldwell Zoo, and Atlanta State Park, with fishing, boating, biking, swimming, hiking, picnicking, and camping.

Fast facts about Red River Army Depot:

  • Size of base: 6,000 Guard and reserve, 6,000+ civilians, 10,000+ family members, 7,000+ retirees
  • Average temperature: 42-82 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Geography: The city of Texarkana is squarely in two states, (likely) named for three states, the focal point of four, and the crossroads of the entire Southwest.

Red River Army Depot Education Opportunities

Red River Army Depot also offers opportunities to further your education. The Army base is close to Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Texarkana College, and the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. Additionally, online college options open the door to any number of degree and certificate programs that can be completed online.

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This list does not include all schools that accept GI Bill funding or VA Benefits. For a more complete list of schools, click here.

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Locations: Schaumburg

Stratford Career Institute can help you earn your diploma from home in as little as six months, thanks to their proven study methods.

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Work toward your graduate degree with New England College Online. We offer master's degree programs in management, accounting, and public policy that can be completed 100% online.

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Locations: Henniker

Animal Behavior College offers affordable, flexible programs for busy professionals interested in animal careers. We offer hands-on experience in over 400 locations nationwide.

Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course, Grooming Instruction

About the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 

Founded in 1898, UL Lafayette is the second largest university in Louisiana. The Carnegie Foundation has designated UL Lafayette as a "Research University with High Research Activity." The university has also been recognized as one of the nation's "Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, and was included in Forbes magazine's latest ranking of "America's Best Colleges."

Programs: RN to BSN

Locations: Lafayette

With an enrollment approaching 33,500, UT Arlington is the second largest institution in the UT System and the sixth largest in Texas. Through research, teaching and community service, UT Arlington rigorously pursues solutions to today’s most complex problems.


Students benefit from more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees within ten colleges and schools. Leaders in distance education, UT Arlington faculty members have received national recognition for the development of best practices in online education.*

Programs: M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education, Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction - Science Education, more...

Locations: Arlington

About Baylor University

 

Baylor is nationally-ranked as a research and academic institution by both U.S. News & World Report and Kiplinger’s.

 

As a private, faith-based university, we provide a vibrant community on campus for more than 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for academic excellence. Online, we extend our powerful business alumni network to a growing community of students and working professionals around the world.

Programs: Master of Business Administration

Locations: Waco

About the University of Rhode Island

 

The University of Rhode Island has grown from an agricultural school and agricultural experiment station to the community-committed university it is today—a place where ideas unleash potential and diversity incubates creativity.

 

Research, scholarship and creative work are at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to enriching the lives of students by providing the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are united in one common purpose: to learn and lead together.

Programs: RN to BSN

Locations: Kingston

About University of North Carolina Wilmington

 

To meet today’s high demand for nursing professionals UNCW is offering an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program completely online. The University of North Carolina Wilmington School of Nursing has been educating exceptional nurses for over four decades, as demonstrated by its accomplished alumni.

Programs: MSN Nurse Educator, RN to BSN

The University of North Florida is a nationally ranked university that offers a well-rounded education to students determined to make their mark and change the lives of others as well as their own.

Programs: Doctor of Nursing Practice, RN to BSN

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This list does not include all schools that accept GI Bill funding or VA Benefits. For a more complete list of schools, click here.

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