West Texas A & M University: Ranking & Review

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Canyon
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United States
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16192167
Top 13%

West Texas A & M University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%59%63%
Applicants6,1162,6423,474
Admissions3,7531,5612,192
Enrolled undergraduates1,245552693
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,0604,3455,715

5,746 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,244 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores565
Percent of students submitting SAT scores45%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
540
Math
535

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores880
Percent of students submitting ACT scores71%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
19
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

West Texas A & M University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$21,196$22,467
Off-campus$22,282$23,553
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,183 and other expenses per full academic year.

West Texas A & M University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,258 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$5,115$6,218
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,471$2,471
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$316$362
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,496$5,185
Fees for full-time graduates$1,960$1,960
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$359$397

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services236329565
Health Professions and Related Programs22089309
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities173173
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1593162
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences139163158
Education152152
Public Administration and Social Service Professions9219111
Visual and Performing Arts741488
Biological and Biomedical Sciences74882
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs671380
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies65873
Engineering6565
Psychology451964
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service52355
English Language and Literature & Letters20626
Physical Sciences2222
History13619
Social Sciences1515
Natural Resources and Conservation6915
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1414
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11213
Mathematics and Statistics628
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics44
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total1,57269832,273

A total of 1,572 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at West Texas A & M University.

At the master's and doctor's level 701 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%33%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesWTAMU
Founded1910
MottoVisio Veritas Valor
Vision. Truth. Valor.
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff850
Instructional FTE368
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewtamu.edu
Address2501 4th Ave
Canyon, Texas, 79016-0001
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population13,000
Phone8066510000
Fax+1 (806) 651 2071

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