West Texas A&M University Overview
West Texas A&M University is a public institution situated in Canyon, Texas. The surrounding location of Canyon is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
What Is West Texas A&M University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at West Texas A&M University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 78% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from West Texas A&M University makes roughly $42,700 a year. This is 5% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
West Texas A&M University 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.
West Texas A&M University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at West Texas A&M University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards West Texas A&M University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is West Texas A&M University?
Contact details for West Texas A&M University are given below.
|Address:||2501 4Th Ave, Canyon, TX 79016-0001|
How Do I Get Into West Texas A&M University?
You can apply to West Texas A&M University online at: www.applytexas.org
Admission Requirements for West Texas A&M University
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into West Texas A&M University?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 59%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.
Average Test Scores
About 45% of students accepted to West Texas A&M University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 490 and 580.
Can I Afford West Texas A&M University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At West Texas A&M University, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $5,625 a year. That adds up to $22,500 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at West Texas A&M University is 8.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
West Texas A&M University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,615 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,582 full-time undergraduates at West Texas A&M University, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of West Texas A&M University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||288|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,723|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at West Texas A&M University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 67 countries are represented at West Texas A&M University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and India.
Online Learning at West Texas A&M University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at West Texas A&M University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 21st most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of West Texas A&M University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at West Texas A&M University was 14.7%. This is the #1,091 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at West Texas A&M University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of West Texas A&M University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||18%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||18%|
|Finance & Financial Management||32%|
|Health Sciences & Services||36%|
|Instructional Media Design||7%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||4%|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||4%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at West Texas A&M University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at West Texas A&M University.
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%.
West Texas A&M University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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