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West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
10,029
West Texas A & M University overview
Location Canyon, Texas
Online wtamu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
West Texas A & M University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Canyon, Texas, West Texas A & M University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,587 prospective students applied, and 3,852 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,335 enrolled in the school.  6,113 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,916 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,554 plus fees of $2,581. West Texas A & M University is ranked 858 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

West Texas A & M University is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for West Texas A & M University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
West Texas A & M University overview
SAT 940/1140
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.25
Applications Accepted
68.9% 
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Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $55

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$5,554
In State Costs for West Texas A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,581
Room and Board $7,496
Budget for Other Expenses$4,854
Total One Year Cost$21,485
Out of State Resident Tuition
$6,960
Out of State Costs for West Texas A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,581
Room and Board $7,496
Budget for Other Expenses$4,854
Total One Year Cost$22,891

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
42% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by West Texas A & M University students
Subject Percent of Class
General Studies 16%
Business 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 13%
Health Professions 10%
Agriculture 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229814 IPEDS survey data for West Texas A & M University.

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