Public 2 Year

Western Texas College

Snyder, Texas

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Western Texas College overview
Location Snyder, Texas
Online wtc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Western Texas College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Western Texas College, located in Snyder, Texas, offers students a mix of rural serenity and access to the moderate-sized city of Lubbock, around an hour's drive to the north. Established in 1971, this public community college provides a range of two-year academic and vocational programs, with a particular emphasis on fields like wind energy, nursing, and vocational trades. The college's academic profile is characterized by an open admissions policy, allowing a broad and diverse student body to pursue higher education. On-campus living is facilitated through several housing options, aimed at fostering an inclusive educational environment. Western Texas College is not predominantly known for its intercollegiate athletics teams, providing a substantive yet balanced campus experience centered around its academic offerings and student services.

Western Texas College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  465 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 927 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,272 plus fees of $1,230.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Western Texas College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,558
Other Fees$1,230
Room and Board $5,510
Other Expenses Budget$3,355
Total One Year Cost$13,543

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Western Texas College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,558
Other Fees$1,230
Room and Board $5,510
Budget for Other Expenses$3,355
Total One Year Cost$14,925

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western Texas College students
Subject Percent of Class
Agriculture 23%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 22%
Construction Trades 11%
Precision Production Trades 9%
Health Professions 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229832 IPEDS survey data for Western Texas College.

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