McAllen, Texas Colleges and Universities

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Located in Hidalgo County, in Southern Texas, McAllen is that 20th largest city in the state with a population of roughly 130,000. However, it belongs to the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metro area that has a much larger population of just under 780,000. McAllen is also located directly across the border from Reynosa, a Mexican city.

McAllen is home to several higher education institutions include South Texas College, which has over 27,000 students attending its five campuses and South Texas College of Law, the only graduate school and law school in the city. South Texas College of Law is well known for its trial advocacy program which consistently ranks mong the top 10 in the United States.

Below is a list of the four-year and higher colleges and universities in the city McAllen, TX.


South Texas College of Law
3201 West Pecan Boulevard
McAllen, TX 78502
main phone: (956) 618-8311
South Texas College of Law reports a total enrollment of about 1,400 students and offers Juris Doctorate degrees in Law. The South Texas College of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).


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