College students and adult learners living in The Meadows at Sonoma Ranch have a variety of institutions of higher learning to choose from. These include The University of Texas-San Antonio, the colleges of the Alamo Community College District, Wayland Baptist University, University of the Incarnate Word, St. Mary's University, Trinity University and Our Lady of the Lake University.
Economy and Job Market
The San Antonio metro area is home to five Fortune 500 companies (Clear Channel Communications, Valero Energy Corp, NuStar Energy, USAA, and Tesoro Petroleum Corp.) and is well regarded as a major tourist destination. In addition, four economic sectors define the overall economy and job market of the San Antonio metro area: financial services, health care, government, and tourism. The military and defense sectors also contribute to the area's overall economy with Fort Sam Houston, Randolph Air Force Base and Lackland Air Force Base located nearby.
Recreation and Golf
For residents, heading out for a quick swim, a game of tennis or basketball or even golf is as easy as taking a few steps out the front door. The master-planned community of Sonoma Ranch offers residents of The Meadows a variety of amenities for them to enjoy, such as three swimming pools, a basketball court, tennis courts, and playgrounds. And whether you're the next Arnold Palmer or are just a duffer, area golf courses such as La Cantera Golf Club, Cedar Creek Golf Course and Helotes Country Club feature golf courses that will surely challenge your skill as a player.