Giddings Offers Access to Education

Being located just 55 minutes from Austin has significant advantages - including access to some of the best educational institutions in the country. Local companies benefit from being able to recruit graduating students, while also having the ability to send current employees for additional workforce training. For example, Austin Community College and Blinn College have campuses within 30 minutes of Giddings and both offer opportunities to upskill current workers in addition to putting them on a certificate or degree path. For masters and doctoral level programs, the University of Texas Austin, Texas A&M and the University of Houston are all within 1 ½ hours.

Within 30 minutes 

Austin Community College - Elgin & Austin 

Blinn College - Brenham 

Within 1 Hour

University of Texas - Austin

St. Edward's University - Austin

Concordia University - Austin

Texas A&M - College Station 

Within 1 1/2  - 2 Hours

Houston Community College 

University of Houston

Texas State University - San Marcos