Paris Junior College is one of the leading educational institutions in the United States. Founded by the Paris Independent School District, it has been operational for more than 50 years. Based in Paris, the college has technical centers in Sulphur Springs and Greenville, Texas, and conducts classes at the Texas A&M University. It offers a wide variety of educational opportunities, including general education courses, professional technical training, lower-division college transfer solutions, continuing education classes, and lifelong learning opportunities. Paris junior College also offers distance education, credit courses, evening weekend classes, adult basic education programs, and education programs for students with disabilities. Spread on more than 75 acres of land, the college houses advanced learning resource centers, a bookstore, over 500-seat theater, technology-based library, conference facility, and student lounge and recreation rooms.