West Texas A & M University

Canyon, Texas

Overview

Address2501 4th Ave
School Websitewww.wtamu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Fringe

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

West Texas A & M University is a small public, 4-year college based in Canyon, Texas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,427 students applied to West Texas A & M University. Of those students, 3,521 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in West Texas A & M University was $5,376, in addition to fees of $2,559. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend West Texas A & M University.

West Texas A & M University has a 44% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The West Texas A & M University acceptance rate is 65%. To put this into perspective, 3,521 of the 5,427 students who applied to West Texas A & M University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in West Texas A & M University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into West Texas A & M University had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for West Texas A & M University was between 19 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to West Texas A & M University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At West Texas A & M University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,376. Combined with fees of $2,559, room and board costs of $7,496, other expenses of $4,854 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $21,285.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $9,304 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in West Texas A & M University to $22,654 for out-of-state students.

Students at West Texas A & M University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at West Texas A & M University was $4,555 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 38%.

West Texas A & M University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio20:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to West Texas A & M University.

West Texas A & M University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Texas residents; in fact, 85% of all students reside in Texas. However, 13% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at West Texas A & M University is 20:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from West Texas A & M University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 39% students enroll at West Texas A & M University part-time; the other 6,113 students enrolled full-time.

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