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Weatherford College Overview

Weatherford College is a public institution situated in Weatherford, Texas. The surrounding location of Weatherford is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Weatherford College Known For?

1,028 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Weatherford College is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Weatherford College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Weatherford College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Value Fire Protection Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#25 Best Value Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Allied Health Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Best Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#116 Best Value Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#173 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Weatherford College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Best Fire Prevention & Safety Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#8 Best Fire Protection Schools College Factual
#14 Best Occupational Therapist Assistant Schools College Factual
#17 Best Physical Therapy Assistant Schools College Factual
#39 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools College Factual
#54 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Nursing Degree Search

Where Is Weatherford College?


Contact details for Weatherford College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086-5699
Phone: 800-287-5471

How Do I Get Into Weatherford College?

You can apply to Weatherford College online at:

Since Weatherford College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Weatherford College?

15% Take Out Loans
6.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Weatherford College, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $4,990 a year. That adds up to $19,960 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Weatherford College is 6.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Weatherford College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,896 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,480 undergraduate students at Weatherford College, with 1,896 being full-time and 3,584 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,896 full-time undergraduates at Weatherford College, 35% are male and 65% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Weatherford College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 73
Hispanic or Latino 404
White 1,267
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 127

Over 28 countries are represented at Weatherford College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Bangladesh, and India.

Online Learning at Weatherford College

861 Took All Classes Online
2,048 Took At Least One Class Online
10.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,048 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Weatherford College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 124th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Weatherford College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Weatherford College was 10.6%. This is the #1,365 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Weatherford College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Weatherford College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 491 0 491
Nursing 0 162 0 162
Allied Health Professions 5 62 8 75
Fire Protection 30 20 0 50
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 41 41
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 36 0 36
Precision Metal Working 32 0 0 32
Cosmetology 1 3 25 29
Mental & Social Health Services 0 6 14 20
Accounting 6 6 6 18
Business Administration & Management 5 6 6 17
Data Processing 4 7 4 15
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 14 0 0 14
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 4 0 13
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 9 0 9
Human Development & Family Studies 2 2 0 4
Agricultural Production 1 1 0 2
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 109 815 104 1,028


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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