The Texas State Marine Education Center is located on 27 acres of pristine shoreline west of the Port of Palacios.

Four institutions conduct classes at the Center:

  • Palacios Independent School District
  • Texas State Technical College
  • Wharton County Junior College
  • Texas A&M Sea Grant

The center has two classroom buildings, a Diesel Mechanics and Aquatic Science Building, and several Laboratory Buildings. There is an extensive Nature Trail that covers 25 acres of adjacent shoreline and wetlands.

Field of Focus
Marine Education