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#1971 of 14,131 In the World
#556 of 2,597 In North America
#506 of 2,496 In the United States
#34 of 119 In Texas
#570 of 1,920 For Animal Science
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Acceptance rate
97%
Average SAT
1084
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
7,083
Graduates
2,519
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.wtamu.edu

West Texas A&M University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

West Texas A&M University has an acceptance rate of 97% and is among the 26% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 97% 96% 98%
Applicants 5,743 2,323 3,420
Admissions 5,573 2,232 3,341
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,244 523 721
Freshmen enrolled part time 109 53 56

4,736 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,808 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
326 or 24%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1188
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in West Texas A&M University are 980-1188 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
450 or 33%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in West Texas A&M University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 5225 (55%)
Hispanic 2838 (30%)
Black or African American 484 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 285 (3%)
Asian 272 (3%)
Two or more races 246 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 184 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 18 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 15 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Average aid awarded
$7,009
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,211$5,086
Tuition in-state $6,211$5,086
Tuition out-of-state $8,217$6,378
Fee in-district $2,991$2,196
Fee in-state $2,991$2,196
Fee out-of-state $2,991$2,196

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 2,200
Combined charge for room and board $8,950
Room charge $5,420
Meal charge $3,530

West Texas A&M University majors

West Texas A&M University has granted 1,680 bachelor's degrees across 53 programs and 834 master's across 35 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at West Texas A&M University.

Major Bachelor Master
Business Administration and Management, General 75 329
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 169 4
General Studies 164
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 154 7
Finance, General 57 72
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 112
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 60 16
Agronomy and Crop Science 67 2
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 61 8
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 64
Social Work 44 18
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 35 18
Business & Commerce, General 52
Management Information Systems, General 22 27
Accounting 28 19
Music, General 34 13
Mechanical Engineering 45
Psychology, General 42 2
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 38 5
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 33
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 31
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 29
Agriculture, General 21 7
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 8 19
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 24
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 23
Agricultural Communication & Journalism 22
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 22
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 22
Agricultural Business and Management, General 21
Counseling Psychology 20
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 20
Computer Science 18
Chemistry, General 17
English Language and Literature, General 14 2
Environmental Science 9 7
Equestrian & Equine Studies 16
Civil Engineering, General 15
Educational & Instructional Technology 15
History, General 10 5
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 15
Special Education and Teaching, General 15
Wildlife Biology 15
Curriculum and Instruction 14
Graphic Design 14
Political Science and Government, General 14
Mathematics, General 8 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 10
Fine & Studio Arts, General 8 2
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 7 2
Musical Theatre 9
Broadcast Journalism 8
Animal Sciences, General 7
Art & Art Studies, General 6
Engineering, General 6
Business & Managerial Economics 5
Communication, General 5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 5
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 4
Biotechnology 3
Dance, General 3
Public Administration 3
Sociology, General 3
Education, General 2
Physics, General 2
Social Sciences, General 2
Grand Total 1,680 834

West Texas A&M University has a graduation rate of 46%, which is among the 33% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 46% 38% 52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 58%
  • Part-time retention rate - 47%

Publications & Citations

West Texas A&M University has published 2,431 scientific papers with 27,623 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Medicine, Engineering, Chemistry, Geography and Cartography, Computer Science, Physics, and Political Science.

Publications
2,431
Citations
27,623

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
1,262 / 16,795
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,260 / 13,214
Environmental Science
1,259 / 15,601
Medicine
972 / 12,447
Engineering
952 / 10,978
Chemistry
951 / 12,682
Geography and Cartography
840 / 10,223
Computer Science
770 / 9,997
Physics
765 / 10,217
Political Science
755 / 7,911
Ecology
711 / 10,119
Law
696 / 7,227
Psychology
646 / 8,515
Sociology
608 / 6,215
Business
561 / 6,695
Geology
516 / 7,207
Mathematics
512 / 5,566
Philosophy
509 / 4,673
Genetics
501 / 7,909
Organic Chemistry
489 / 6,760
Quantum and Particle physics
484 / 6,548
History
457 / 4,919
Biochemistry
432 / 6,443
Animal Science
412 / 4,891
Economics
401 / 2,628
Archaeology
368 / 4,672
Statistics
345 / 4,523
Forestry
333 / 5,093
Paleontology
333 / 4,296
Materials Science
317 / 3,754
Botany
303 / 3,394
Agricultural Science
293 / 4,245
Social Psychology
289 / 4,215
Pathology
265 / 5,575
Management
253 / 3,572
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
252 / 3,419
Art & Design
244 / 1,838
Linguistics
204 / 1,584
Psychiatry
203 / 3,095
Mechanical Engineering
196 / 2,273

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 13 31
1991 9 66
1992 12 40
1993 9 27
1994 14 35
1995 13 29
1996 15 48
1997 23 46
1998 21 68
1999 21 77
2000 29 100
2001 35 95
2002 32 160
2003 38 197
2004 36 258
2005 44 350
2006 51 367
2007 43 458
2008 62 512
2009 69 679
2010 76 795
2011 94 875
2012 98 1067
2013 96 1299
2014 92 1415
2015 113 1592
2016 118 1449
2017 114 1562
2018 121 1548
2019 131 1811
2020 172 2314
2021 162 2901
2022 168 3023
Academic rankings

West Texas A&M University alumni

  1. Ted DiBiase

    Ted DiBiase
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    amateur wrestlerscreenwriterprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Theodore Marvin DiBiase Sr. is an American retired professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is currently signed to WWE, where he works in their Legends program. DiBiase achieved championship success in a number of wrestling promotions, holding thirty titles during his professional wrestling career. He is best recalled by mainstream audiences for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where he wrestled as "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase. He has been named as one of the best technical wrestlers, and greatest villains, in pro wrestling history.

  2. Terry Funk

    Terry Funk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorstunt performerprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Terrence Funk is an American retired professional wrestler, musician, disc jockey and actor. Funk is known for the longevity of his career – which spanned more than 50 years and included multiple short-lived retirements – and the influential hardcore wrestling style he pioneered in the latter part of his career. He is considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

  3. Bruiser Brody

    Bruiser Brody
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-1988 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    actorprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Frank Donald Goodish was an American professional wrestler who earned his greatest fame under the ring name Bruiser Brody. He also worked as King Kong Brody, The Masked Marauder, and Red River Jack. Over the years Brody became synonymous with the hardcore wrestling brawling style that often saw one or more of the participants bleeding by the time the match was over. In his prime he worked as a "special attraction" wrestler in North America, making select appearances for various promotions such as World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW), World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF), Central States Wrestling (CSW), Championship Wrestling from Florida (CWF), and the American Wrestling Association (AWA) among others. He worked regularly in Japan for All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW).

  4. Natalie Maines

    Natalie Maines
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    Natalie Louise Maines is an American singer. She is the lead vocalist for the country band The Chicks.

All 25 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names WTAMU
Founded 1910
Motto Visio Veritas Valor
Vision. Truth. Valor.
Colors maroon, white
Academic calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 865
Carnegie classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and contacts

Address 2501 4th Ave
Canyon, Texas, 79016-0001
United States
City population 15,000
Phone 8066510000

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