Education in the Best Southwest area is a lifelong pursuit. Quality public and private schools offer a choice in education for grades K-12. Cedar Valley and Mountain View colleges, located in the southern sector of Dallas County, are two gems in the community college system and offer continuing and associate degrees. Northwood University in Cedar Hill provides a business focus to its curriculum, while nearby Dallas Baptist University offers faith-based degree programs.
The newly created University of North Texas (UNT) at Dallas campus offers upper-level classes in addition to master’s degrees. UNT at Dallas will be a fully established university campus in the near future. Southwest Dallas County is also home to the International Linguistics Center, the Museum of Cultures and Wycliffe Bible Translators.