Train bridge in Jefferson, TX
East Texas Region

East Texas

Rich in timber, cotton and cattle and sitting atop one of the most important oil fields and shale formations in the nation, East Texas also shares the challenges of much of rural and small-town America. The region is showing great promise in areas like manufacturing and education, promise that UT can help fulfill.


Total number of students from East Texas enrolled at the Forty Acres


Total number of alumni across East Texas