West Texas A&M University Rankings

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In the World#1646 of 14178
In North America#511 of 2629
In the United States#464 of 2528
In Texas#27 of 119
In Canyon#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
7,355
Graduates
2,615
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
wtamu.edu

West Texas A&M University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%67%70%
Applicants5,5872,4253,162
Admissions3,8521,6352,217
Freshmen enrolled full time1,299568731
Freshmen enrolled part time361521

2,491 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,395 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
716 or 54%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in West Texas A&M University are 940-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
856 or 64%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in West Texas A&M University are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5683 (57%)
Hispanic2740 (28%)
Black or African American526 (5%)
Two or more races314 (3%)
Asian280 (3%)
Nonresident Alien258 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown112 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native18 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander11 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,467
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,554$4,823
Tuition in-state$5,554$4,823
Tuition out-of-state$6,960$5,668
Fee in-district$2,581$2,059
Fee in-state$2,581$2,059
Fee out-of-state$2,581$2,059

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,202
Combined charge for room and board$8,193
Room charge$4,573
Meal charge$3,620

West Texas A&M University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General89319
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1904
General Studies148
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1215
Finance, General5170
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General80
Kinesiology and Exercise Science705
Health & Health Care Administration & Management68
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4521
Mechanical Engineering63
Social Work4515
Psychology, General60
Accounting3425
Agronomy and Crop Science505
Management Information Systems, General3222
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies458
Biology & Biological Sciences, General448
Business & Commerce, General52
Music, General3613
Educational Leadership and Administration, General37
Special Education and Teaching, General35
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General726
Agriculture, General2244
Public Administration30
Educational & Instructional Technology30
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication24
English Language and Literature, General186
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing24
History, General185
Equestrian & Equine Studies23
Agricultural Communication & Journalism20
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations20
Speech Communication and Rhetoric19
Computer Science19
Agricultural Business and Management, General18
Environmental Science144
Counseling Psychology18
Curriculum and Instruction18
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services17
Wildlife Biology16
Chemistry, General16
Mathematics, General142
Political Science and Government, General16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General15
Communication, General13
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia12
Sociology12
Civil Engineering, General12
Business & Managerial Economics12
Animal Sciences, General28
Musical Theatre10
Graphic Design10
Education, General10
Engineering Technology, General54
Fine & Studio Arts, General81
Broadcast Journalism8
Athletic Training & Trainer7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6
Spanish Language and Literature5
Dance, General3
Physics, General2
Art & Art Studies, General2
Biotechnology2
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance2
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering1
Social Sciences, General1
Geology & Earth Science, General1
Engineering, General1
Grand Total1,7058534
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%38%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 49%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,807
Citations
28,678

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
256
Biology
226
Psychology
211
Medicine
141
Computer science
116
Business
96
Environmental science
95
Materials science
90
Mathematics
84
Engineering
71
Economics
69
Political science
67
Sociology
60
Geography
32
History
32
Art
20
Geology
16
Physics
10
Philosophy
8

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology9552,212
Psychology15044,732
Business15541,254
Environmental science15931,584
History177122
Art177416
Economics1837749
Medicine19233,995
Political science2080150
Geography2156324
Biology21724,606
Physics2173767
Engineering2292764
Computer science25131,304
Geology2539137
Chemistry26272,452
Mathematics2697694
Philosophy27483
Materials science28221,002

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990931
1991968
19921246
19931645
1994952
1995841
1996964
19971764
19981590
19991399
200022134
200132137
200226215
200329293
200422383
200530432
200635467
200733666
200853765
2009651012
2010871136
2011841298
2012891573
2013841856
2014732062
2015872271
2016971928
2017872025
20181061831
20191092182
20201022588

General info

Alternative namesWTAMU
Founded1910
WikipediaWest Texas A&M University
MottoVisio Veritas Valor
Vision. Truth. Valor.
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff849
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2501 4th Ave
Canyon, Texas, 79016-0001
United States
City population13,000
Phone8066510000
Fax+1 (806) 651 2071

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