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The workforce of Sanger not only benefits from the close proximity to large colleges and universities, but the added benefit of working in a smaller town appeals to many who live in the surrounding region. 

Education Levels

Expected growth rates for occupations vary by the education and training required. While all employment in the City of Sanger, TX is projected to grow 3.0% over the next five years, occupations typically requiring a postgraduate degree are expected to grow 3.0% per year, those requiring a bachelor’s degree are forecast to grow 2.9% per year, and occupations typically needing a 2-year degree or certificate are expected to grow 3.1% per year.

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Proximity to Universities/Colleges

  • University of North Texas: Located just 12 miles south of Sanger is the University of North Texas (UNT), Dallas-Fort Worth’s largest and most comprehensive university. UNT offers 113 bachelor’s, 94 master’s and 36 doctoral degree programs. It is also home of the Center for Advance Research and Technology. 

  • Texas Woman’s University: Texas Woman’s University is the nation’s largest university primarily for women. TWU offers degree programs in the liberal arts, nursing, health sciences, business and education.

  • North Central Texas College: North Central Texas College is a comprehensive, full-service community college of truly regional scope, serving students from six major campuses located across its service area. NCTC’s Gainesville campus is 20 miles north of Sanger. 

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Workforce Advantages
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North Central Texas College

North Central College (NCTC) collaborates with area employers to design Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to meet specific needs. NCTC is committed to preparing students for the high-demand, high-skill careers of today’s ever-changing workplace.