West Texas A & M University

West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Texas


West Texas A & M University

West Texas A & M University is a public, four or more years institution located in Canyon, Texas. The campus is situated in a fringe town area and is home to 7,355 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into West Texas A & M University?

Admission into West Texas A & M University is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 69%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 67% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 70%.

What SAT score is required for West Texas A & M University?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 940 to 1140.

What ACT score is required for West Texas A & M University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 17 to 23.

How much does it cost to attend West Texas A & M University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending West Texas A & M University for an academic year is $8,135 (in-state) / $9,541 (out-of-state). Including the cost of living of $13,350 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $8,135 (in-state) / $9,541 (out-of-state) to $21,485 (in-state) / $22,891 (out-of-state) for an academic year. 90% of undergraduate students at West Texas A & M University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $12,982.

What degrees are offered at West Texas A & M University?

The degrees offered at West Texas A & M University include "bachelor's degree", "master's degree" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What are the popular majors at West Texas A & M University?

The most popular programs/majors at West Texas A & M University include "Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other", "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities"" and "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin".

What is the graduation rate at West Texas A & M University?

The graduation rate at West Texas A & M University is 45%.

What is the debt of graduating West Texas A & M University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of West Texas A & M University students is $13,750 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $46,700.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

18

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

City

Canyon

College Type

Public

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Fringe Town

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$8,467

General

Address

2501 4th Ave
Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

College Website

www.wtamu.edu

Phone

(806) 651-0000

Admissions Website

www.wtamu.edu/admissions

Online Application Website

www.applytexas.org

Financial Aid Website

www.wtamu.edu/financialaid

Admissions

West Texas A & M University has an acceptance rate of 69%. The acceptance rate of 69% implies that for every 100 students that applied 69 students got accepted. 5,587 students appied to West Texas A & M University. 69% of the students that applied got accepted, and 35% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

5,587

Acceptance Rate

69%

The SAT composite score at West Texas A & M University ranged from 940 to 1140. The ACT composite score at West Texas A & M University ranged from 17 to 23.

SAT Composite940 - 1140
ACT Composite17 - 23
Application Fee$55
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Costs to Attend

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend West Texas A & M University for an academic year can be broken down into $5,554 for tuition, $2,581 for fees, $1,000 for books and supplies, $7,496 for room and board and $4,854 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$8,135
In-state tuition$5,554
In-state fees$2,581
Books and supplies$1,000
Room and board$7,496
Other expenses$4,854

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend West Texas A & M University for an academic year can be broken down into $6,960 for tuition, $2,581 for fees, $1,000 for books and supplies, $7,496 for room and board and $4,854 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$9,541
Out-of-state tuition$6,960
Out-of-state fees$2,581
Books and supplies$1,000
Room and board$7,496
Other expenses$4,854
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Students

West Texas A & M University has 7,355 undergradute students. 42% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 58% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

7,355

Enrollment by gender

42%

42% men

58%

58% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at West Texas A & M University is 45%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 38% compared to 51% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at West Texas A & M University is 68%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

45%

Graduation Rate by Gender

38%

38% men

51%

51% women

Retention Rate

68%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at West Texas A & M University is $46,700 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $28,000 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $58,700.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$46,700

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$28,000 - $58,700

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

78%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at West Texas A & M University is 88% compared to 12% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

88%

88% percent_working

12%

12% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at West Texas A & M University include "Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other" with 191 graduates followed by "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities" with 148 graduates, "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 121 graduates, "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 91 graduates and "Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General" with 80 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other191
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities148
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin121
Business Administration, Management and Operations91
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General80

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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