Bryan-College Station


The twin cities of Bryan and College Station have served as the adopted hometown for generations of Aggies. Both cities have grown exponentially just as Texas A&M has grown, and each is a welcoming, diverse community that continues to grow and thrive.

In Bryan-College Station, you’ll find a community rich in tradition and history, a place where you can enjoy all the amenities of a big city combined with a warm, friendly, small-town charm.

Bryan-College Station boasts more than 90 public parks, the 1,000-acre recreational Lake Bryan, and the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater for outdoor concerts and multi-cultural events. There are also several art galleries and a variety of museums, including the Brazos Valley African-American Museum, Children’s Museum, and Natural History Museum, and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the Texas A&M campus.

Many beautiful memorials are found at College Station’s Veterans Park, while Bryan-College Station the nearby Museum of the American G.I. serves as a living history museum dedicated to America’s service men and women.

College Station has earned a reputation as one of the safest, most family friendly places in Texas. In addition, it has a strong spiritual side, with every major religion represented among more than 80 houses of worship.

Both College Station and Bryan offer shopping, nightlife and a wide variety of cuisine, including Century Square and the Northgate Entertainment District, with countless unique hangouts and eateries that are within walking distance of campus. And with Bryan’s Downtown District, featuring a thriving art and music scene, festivals and street fairs, the local community has something for everyone.


In recent years, Bryan-College Station has received state and national recognition in a wide variety of categories including:

#1 Best Small Places in Texas for Education, Forbes

#1 Best Small Places in Texas for Business and Careers, Forbes

#2 Best College Towns in the U.S., WalletHub


Best Towns in Texas,

#2 Best College Football Towns in the U.S., Bleacher Report
#4 Best U.S. cities for Veterans to get an education, USAA


Safest Cities in Texas,

#6 America’s Best College Towns,

#6 Best Cities to Raise a Family in Texas,