A look at higher education: See education levels of Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village residents, local college demographics

North Central Texas College is among the many higher education institutions in Denton County. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
North Central Texas College is among the many higher education institutions in Denton County. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

North Central Texas College is among the many higher education institutions in Denton County. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

The educational attainment of those 25 and higher in Lewisville, Highland Village and Flower Mound shows a higher percentage of those with bachelor's degrees than the state average, according to the most recent American Community Survey estimates.

Lewisville differs from Highland Village and Flower Mound by having a lower percentage of residents with a graduate or professional degree than the state.




Among four selected higher education institutions in Denton County, the University of North Texas had the largest enrollment and issued the largest number of degrees in fiscal year 2018-2019.

More information on the demographic makeup of local colleges can be found below.
By Valerie Wigglesworth
Valerie has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She is currently managing editor for DFW Metro for Community Impact Newspaper.


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