Wharton County Junior College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 48%

Wharton County Junior College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,0503,1193,931

1,720 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

527 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Wharton County Junior College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Wharton County Junior College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $4,200 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wharton County Junior College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 159 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$768$2,016
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,798$2,798
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$32$84

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities366366
Health Professions and Related Programs177177
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields9393
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8383
Science Technologies & Technicians8282
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7171
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians6565
Precision Production4343
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2525
Personal and Culinary Services2424
Social Sciences99
Legal Professions and Studies88
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences55
Physical Sciences44
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies33
Visual and Performing Arts22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences22
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services11
Mathematics and Statistics
Grand Total1,0751,075

A total of 1,075 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wharton County Junior College.

Graduation rate17%19%14%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff435
Instructional FTE216
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewcjc.edu
Address911 Boling Hwy
Wharton, Texas, 77488
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant