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Rio Grande Valley Regional Learning Communities
Schreiner University at Mission in the new Center for Education and Economic Development
Rio Grande Valley Regional Learning Communities
Schreiner University at Brownsville in Sabal Palms Sanctuary
Rio Grande Valley Regional Learning Communities
C.E.E.D., home to Schreiner University at Mission
Rio Grande Valley Regional Learning Communities
Sabal Palms Sanctuary, Schreiner University at Brownsville

Regional Learning Communities

Rio Grande Valley and El Paso high school graduates are invited to find their way to Schreiner University in 2017 via its Regional Learning Communities in Mission, Brownsville and El Paso.

As Schreiner freshmen, students have the opportunity to complete their first year at the one of the nearby campuses, and enter their sophomore year DEBT FREE at the main Kerrville, TX campus.


Mission, Texas
Center for Education & Economic Development
801 N. Bryan Road
Mission, TX  78572

Brownsville, Texas
Sabal Palms Sanctuary
8435 Sabal Palm Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521

El Paso, Texas
10801 Gateway West, Suite 400
El Paso, TX 79935


Cost for the Regional Learning Community freshman year includes a 30-credit-hour package and all books and fees:


*Sticker cost for the Kerrville campus freshman year: $26,750.

University Support

Courses are taught by Schreiner’s highly regarded faculty, both face-to-face and online. Each of the three campuses is limited to no more than 25 students and has its own bilingual coordinator on site.

Schreiner Regional Learning Community students have the flexibility of living at home while completing their courses in preparation for transition to Schreiner University. Each cohort will visit the main campus to attend events and engage in various exciting projects.

Support for both students and their families to ensure a successful sophomore transition to Schreiner University’s main campus in Kerrville, Texas.

  • Financial literacy: How to apply for scholarships and borrow responsibly, financial plan.
  • A four-year degree plan.
  • A career development plan.
  • Certificates in Meaningful Work , Purposeful Lives and Changing Global Society , cornerstones of The Schreiner Experience .
  • Learn study and time-management skills.

Sophomore Year & Beyond!

Beginning sophomore year, the Regional Learning Community cohorts will become eligible for financial support through Schreiner’s scholarships and competitive financial aid packages.

      For 3.0 GPA and above = $15,000 RLC Scholarship (renewable for 3 years).
      For 2.9 GPA and below = $12,000 RLC Scholarship (renewable for 3 years).

Students who qualify are also eligible for $11,000 in state and federal grants and work study opportunities. Regional Learning Community participants will be encouraged to apply for outside scholarships before taking out student loans. Schreiner’s Financial Aid counselors are happy to assist.

interested in applying?

Prospective students will be contacted by a Schreiner admission counselor and guided through the process to apply to Schreiner University AND the Regional Learning Community.

Questions? Contact Schreiner’s Regional Learning Community admission counselor Smith Scarborough at 830-792-7399 or

Students Request More Info Today!

Rio Grande Valley and El Paso high school counselors, principals or superintendents may nominate prospective Regional Learning Community freshmen. Nominations are accompanied by a letter of recommendation

Counselor Nomination