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?
- 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.
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.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Weatherford College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Weatherford College?
Contact details for Weatherford College are given below.
|Address:||225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086-5699|
How Do I Get Into Weatherford College?
You can apply to Weatherford College online at: https://www.wc.edu/financial-aid/application-process
Can I Afford Weatherford College?
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
Of the 1,896 full-time undergraduates at Weatherford College, 35% are male and 65% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Weatherford College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||73|
|Hispanic or Latino||404|
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
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|
|Allied Health Professions||5||62||8||75|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||0||0||41||41|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||0||36||0||36|
|Precision Metal Working||32||0||0||32|
|Mental & Social Health Services||0||6||14||20|
|Business Administration & Management||5||6||6||17|
|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|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||0||0||0||0|
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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