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West Texas A & M University

Canyon, TX
University Website: www.wtamu.edu
Apply Online: www.applytexas.org
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West Texas A&M University (also known as WTAMU, WT, and formerly West Texas State), part of the Texas A&M University System, is a public university located in Canyon, Texas, a small city south of Amarillo. West Texas A&M opened on September 20, 1910. West Texas A&M University was originally called West Texas State Normal College and started out as one of the seven state-funded teacher colleges.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $11,510.00 avg tuition

2501 4th Ave
Canyon, TX 79016-0001
(806) 651-0000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wtamu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.wtamu.edu/financialaid

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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West Texas A & M University

Statistics:
Applied 4,096
Admitted 2,832 69%
Enrolled total 1,214
Full Time: 1,203
Part Time 11
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 420 540
SAT Math 450 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 16%
6-year graduation rate 38%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

West Texas A & M University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,070.00 $4,070.00 $11,510.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,938.00 $1,938.00 $1,938.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $240.00 $240.00 $550.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $3,556.00 $3,556.00 $9,550.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,544.00 $1,544.00 $1,544.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $283.00 $283.00 $616.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,566.00 $7,850.00 $4,500.00
Other Expenses $4,000.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 76%
Percent receiving grant aid 65%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,733.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 43%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,384.00

West Texas A & M University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X X
Agricultural Business and Management, General X
Agricultural Communication/Journalism X
Agriculture, General X
Agronomy and Crop Science X X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Equestrian/Equine Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biotechnology X
Wildlife Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Broadcast Journalism X
Communication, General X
Journalism X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Reading Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Mechanical Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering Technology, General X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Music Therapy/Therapist X
Nursing Education X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Graphic Design X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X X
Musical Theatre X

West Texas A & M University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Paul and Helen Buck Waggoner Foundation Scholarship $5,000 February 01, 2017
Garrison-Townsend, Inc. Scholarship $3,000 February 01, 2017
Texas Panhandle Builders Association Scholarship - WTAMU $2,000 February 01, 2017
Stanley Schaeffer President's Honor Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017
Samuel Wallas and Helen Cowan Huggins Provost's Leadership Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017
S.L. and Mildred Garrison Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017
Russell Long President's Honor Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017
Ray Koehler Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017
Rala Byrnes President's Honor Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017
Natrelle Long President's Honor Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2017

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