Education

Education is a cornerstone of Plano's success. Plano Independent School District (PISD) offers 23 National Blue Ribbon Schools, rated "Exemplary" on all reported academic indicators to date and for 20 consecutive years named winner of "What Parents Want Award" by SchoolMatch. PISD consists of 72 campuses with enrollment of 54,839 students and over 6,500 employees. Recognized for its leadership and planning, PISD embodies its vision:

"empower students to be able to adapt to new learning and career opportunities throughout their lives, collaborate with, and contribute to, the global community and to be disciplined and creative in their thinking."

Plano Independent School DistrictPlano ISD is located among 25 universities in the area with over
157,000 students enrolled in four-year universities and 187,000 for-credit students are enrolled in
community colleges.
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 PLANO-BASED HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS INCLUDE:

University of Texas at Dallas- Known for science, engineering, math and business programs with 133 academic including 84 master's and doctoral degree programs.

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Collin CollegeOffering over 100 associate degrees and continuing education programs. Its partnership with five universities allows students to remain on campus to complete a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree.

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SMU-in-Plano- A satellite campus of Southern Methodist University offering master's degree programs for business, liberal studies, dispute resolution/conflict management, counseling, education, engineering and digital game development.

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DBU North - A satellite campus of Dallas Baptist University offering undergraduate programs in business and communication as well as master's degree programs for business management administration (MBA), education and counseling.

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Strayer University - Offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, criminal justice, education, health services administration, human resources management and information systems.

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In the Dallas area, these institutions are easily accessible from Plano.


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