Wharton County Junior College

Wharton, TX
University Website: www.wcjc.edu
Apply Online: www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
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Wharton County Junior College (abbreviated as WCJC) is a two-year college based in Wharton, Texas which is home to its main campus. The college also has campuses in Richmond, Sugar Land, and Bay City. WCJC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is currently undergoing reaffirmation.

WCJC is a comprehensive community college offering a wide range of postsecondary educational programs and services including associate degrees, certificates, continuing-education courses. WCJC prepares students for a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences in order for students transferring to baccalaureate degree-granting institutions.

The idea of starting Wharton County Junior College started in 1944 with the first session of classes beginning in 1946 with approximately 200 students. In the fall 2007 semester, the college had a total enrollment of 5,892 students.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $1,536.00 avg tuition

911 Boling Hwy
Wharton, TX 77488
(979) 532-4560

Apply online Admissions:
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Financial Aid:
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Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Wharton County Junior College

Statistics:
Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 61%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
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 Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Wharton County Junior College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $768.00 $768.00 $1,536.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,296.00 $2,400.00 $2,400.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $2,064.00 $3,168.00 $3,936.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $4,100.00 $5,560.00 $4,015.00
Other Expenses $2,655.00 $4,015.00 $4,015.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 61%
Percent receiving grant aid 50%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,429.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 23%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,702.00

Wharton County Junior College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Business and Management, General X
Agricultural Business Technology X
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Business/Commerce, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Programming/Programmer, General X
Computer Science X
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care and Support Services Management X
Child Development X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) X
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) X
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician X
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant X
Pre-Nursing Studies X
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Chemical Technology/Technician X
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Criminology X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Texas

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016

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