West Texas A&M University: Statistics

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#555 of 2,597 In North America
#506 of 2,496 In the United States
#33 of 119 In Texas
#452 of 1,002 For Animal Science

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
84%
Undergraduates
7,326
Graduates
2,710
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.wtamu.edu

West Texas A&M University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 58% 59% 58%
Applicants 4,992 2,079 2,913
Admissions 2,908 1,218 1,690
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,216 514 702
Freshmen enrolled part time 38 16 22

3,718 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,083 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
619 or 52%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in West Texas A&M University are 920-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
694 or 58%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in West Texas A&M University are 18-23 (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

White 5620 (56%)
Hispanic 2884 (29%)
Black or African American 537 (5%)
Two or more races 309 (3%)
Asian 299 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 225 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 101 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 20 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 12 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,324
Students receiving aid
84%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $5,748$4,968
Tuition in-state $5,748$4,968
Tuition out-of-state $7,195$5,832
Fee in-district $2,708$2,181
Fee in-state $2,708$2,181
Fee out-of-state $2,708$2,181

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,200
Combined charge for room and board $8,261
Room charge $4,641
Meal charge $3,620

West Texas A&M University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 108 287
General Studies 202
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 195 2
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 132 10
Finance, General 47 68
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 104
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 72 3
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 73
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 47 21
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 58 8
Social Work 48 12
Agronomy and Crop Science 53 6
Music, General 51 4
Psychology, General 51 4
Business & Commerce, General 53
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 51
Accounting 32 17
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 47 2
Management Information Systems, General 29 20
Mechanical Engineering 43
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 33
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 31
Agriculture, General 21 8 2
Educational & Instructional Technology 30
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 30
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 5 20
Wildlife Biology 22
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 20
Environmental Science 13 7
Special Education and Teaching, General 20
Agricultural Business and Management, General 19
Chemistry, General 19
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 19
English Language and Literature, General 17 1
Counseling Psychology 17
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 17
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 16
Agricultural Communication & Journalism 14
Computer Science 14
Curriculum and Instruction 14
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 10 4
Equestrian & Equine Studies 14
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 14
Civil Engineering, General 13
Business & Managerial Economics 12
Education, General 12
History, General 9 2
Political Science and Government, General 11
Communication, General 10
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 9
Mathematics, General 5 4
Art & Art Studies, General 8
Dance, General 8
Fine & Studio Arts, General 3 4
Sociology, General 7
Engineering, General 6
Public Administration 6
Graphic Design 5
Animal Sciences, General 4
Athletic Training & Trainer 4
Broadcast Journalism 4
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 4
School Psychology 4
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Musical Theatre 1
Physics, General 1
Grand Total 1,764 827 2
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 44% 37% 52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,572
Citations
27,983

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
375 / 7,852
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
339 / 5,899
Medicine
281 / 7,403
Environmental Science
241 / 3,989
Business
205 / 5,187
Psychology
199 / 4,835
Chemistry
196 / 1,881
Engineering
177 / 2,071
Animal Science
167 / 3,269
Computer Science
110 / 3,406
Physics
102 / 1,695
Mathematics
89 / 619
Social Psychology
87 / 3,440
Economics
87 / 989
Agricultural Science
85 / 2,329
Materials Science
80 / 790
Demography
63 / 1,459
Political Science
63 / 203
Sociology
59 / 1,969
Art & Design
54 / 200
Marketing
53 / 1,840
Communications and Public Relations
47 / 1,355
Education Majors
45 / 644
Veterinary
44 / 1,589
Health Science
41 / 616
Math Teachers
40 / 349
Management Information Systems
32 / 1,790
Geography and Cartography
31 / 333
Ecology
30 / 490
History
28 / 14
Clinical Psychology
28 / 509
Environmental Management
27 / 276
Advertising
26 / 818
Child Psychology
25 / 623
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
24 / 154
Journalism and Digital Media
24 / 303
Physical chemistry
23 / 166
Human Resource Management
22 / 526
Computational Chemistry
21 / 110
Nutrition and Food Science
20 / 222

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 69
1992 12 46
1993 16 46
1994 10 57
1995 11 45
1996 9 80
1997 18 88
1998 16 99
1999 16 135
2000 29 164
2001 32 170
2002 28 250
2003 30 343
2004 24 445
2005 37 545
2006 38 590
2007 40 773
2008 59 863
2009 68 1131
2010 87 1272
2011 90 1437
2012 93 1659
2013 90 1936
2014 80 2211
2015 107 2406
2016 101 2094
2017 97 2270
2018 112 2121
2019 108 2487
2020 139 3069
2021 133 3330

West Texas A&M University alumni

  1. Ted DiBiase

    Ted DiBiase
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    professional wrestlerscreenwriteramateur wrestler
    Biography

    Theodore Marvin DiBiase Sr. is an American retired professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is signed with WWE, working 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 greatest villains in pro wrestling history.

  2. Terry Funk

    Terry Funk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    stunt performeractorfilm actortelevision actorprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Terrence Funk is an American retired professional wrestler 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.

  3. Bruiser Brody

    Bruiser Brody
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-1988 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractor
    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 48)
    Occupations
    guitaristsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Natalie Louise Maines is the lead vocalist for the all-female country band The Chicks.

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 858
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
Fax +1 (806) 651 2071

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