Colleges and Universities

Marshall Texas is honored to have four world-renowned institutions of higher learning located in our city: East Texas Baptist University, Wiley College, Texas State Technical College, and Panola College.

East Texas Baptist University (ETBU) provides academic excellence while integrating faith with learning. There are over 40 programs of study, with several courses offered through travel study, giving opportunities to see the world while completing your education. More than 85% of faculty members have the highest possible degree in their field. Excellent facilities and quality staff round out a complete commitment to provide a campus culture and experience that will help students prepare for life and their career. 


Wiley College is a four-year, privately-supported, historically black university located on the west side of Marshall, Texas. Wiley College holds distinction as one of the oldest historically black colleges west of the Mississippi River.

Texas State Technical College Marshall (TSTC) prepares its students with a rigorous and demanding curriculum to meet the high demands of an increasingly competitive global economy. The college's focus is on developing a technical curriculum and teaching methodologies that reveal the theoretical and practical application of applied technologies. The curriculum is delivered in state-of-the-art industry classrooms and laboratories.This industry standard curriculum prepares TSTC Marshall graduates for immediate employment in advanced and emerging technologies. The college's contribution of educated, well-trained technicians promotes growth for Texas industry, neighboring communities and life abroad.

Panola College enrollment has grown from fewer than 100 students at the first registration in January of 1948, to over 1,800. The college provides many services which enrich the lives of individuals in the region.The main campus of Panola College is located in Carthage, Texas, which is approximately 25 miles south of Marshall.  In 1998, Panola College requested authority to offer distance learning classes, and presently operates a branch campus here in Marshall.



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