City University

What is City University?


The goal in offering New Braunfels City University is to provide citizens the opportunity to learn about the City’s services and operations. The objectives of the program are that participants will:
  • Learn about the relationship between the citizens, the City Council, its boards and commissions, and City administration
  • Learn how and why projects are undertaken and the manner in which services are provided
  • Receive an overview of the budget planning process, the development review process, and many other responsibilities and functions of city government
  • Receive an interactive learning experience through case studies, site tours, group discussion and hands-on experience
  • Graduate with a greater understanding of municipal operations
Sessions are held once a year in the Spring from January - June. Classes will meet on every other Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for eleven scheduled sessions.

Who Can Apply?


City residents who are at least 17 years of age.
City University Application