A wonderful “side benefit” of enrolling in the Vista College Veterinary Technology program is having the opportunity to spend some time in beautiful Lubbock, Texas. A thriving city of well over 230,000 residents located in West Texas, Lubbock has much to offer. Known as the “Hub City,” Lubbock serves as the economic, education and healthcare center for the entire South Plains region of Texas.
Places that are worth a visit include:
• Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre
• Louise Hopkins Underwood Art Center
• Joyland Amusement Park
• West Texas Walk of Fame
• The Buddy Holly Center
• The Rawls Course
• Prairie Dog Town
• Fisher Jam Hole
• The Depot District
• Lake Alan Henry
Inviting Climate Throughout the Year
Climate is an important consideration for anyone who is planning to spend 18 months or so in a city. If you prefer warmer weather, you’re sure to enjoy Lubbock. The mild, semi-arid climate means hot summers with low humidity. The average high temperature in winter is typically above 50 degrees Fahrenheit, with average snowfall totaling less than two inches per month in January and February.
Lubbock’s History and Culture
Lubbock is renowned for its friendly people and high quality of life. While you’re here, you can also enjoy the many attractions the city has to offer. Lubbock is the birthplace of music legend Buddy Holly, making The Buddy Holly Center a must see for any rock ‘n’ roll fan. The city is also steeped in the history and culture of the American Southwest making it an exciting place to visit.
Living in Lubbock
Lubbock is regarded as a being a “livable” city. You’ll never be too far from where you want to go and there are many forms of public transportation available to help you get there. Housing costs are relatively low. As a Vista College student, you’ll have access to affordable apartments near our campus that offer a wide range of amenities to make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
Come Visit Our Lubbock Campus!
A great way to get a taste of Lubbock and learn more about the Vista College Veterinary Technology program in the process is to contact us to schedule a visit and tour of our campus today. We look forward to meeting you!