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Private Universities
The City of Cibolo is has four outstanding private universities located within 30 miles of the City. Those institutions include Texas Lutheran University (TLU), University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), Trinity University, and St. Mary's University. 

Texas Lutheran University (TLU) is located just 16 miles away from Cibolo in Seguin, Texas. TLU was founded in 1891 in the City of Brenham, Texas but was moved to Seguin in 1912. TLU offers 27 majors, 34 minors and 13 pre-professional programs in fields such as the arts, science, music, business administration, and accounting. For more information on Texas Lutheran University, please visit

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is located just north of Downtown San Antonio. The school was founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word as a center of higher education for young women. In 1970, male students were first admitted into the college's undergraduate programs. In 1996 the school formally changed from Incarnate Word College to the University of the Incarnate Word. Today, UIW has an enrollment of 9,188 students. It is the largest catholic university in Texas and the fourth-largest private university in the state. For more information on UIW, please visit
Trinity University is one of the nation's top private undergraduate institutions. Founded in 1869, Trinity University offers 42 majors and 57 minors in the traditional liberal arts and sciences, fine arts and engineering, and graduate programs in accounting, teaching, school psychology, school administration, and urban studies. For more information on Trinity University, please visit
St. Mary's University is located on the West Side of San Antonio about 29 miles from Cibolo. The U.S. News & World Report recently ranked St. Mary's fifth in the West region for best value and quality, and eighth in the West region as a best college for veterans. St. Mary's is currently home to over 4,000 students and 75 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. For more information on St. Mary's University, please visit

Area Private Universities 
  Enrollment  Distance from Cibolo 
Texas Lutheran University  1,400  16.0 Miles 
University of the Incarnate Word  9,188  19.8 Miles 
Trinity University  2,353  23.9 Miles 
St. Mary's University  4,105  28.4 Miles