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Located in Canyon, Texas, West Texas A&M University is a public institution. Canyon is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

121 Undergraduate Degrees
29 Graduate Degrees
$18,539 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
61% Acceptance Rate

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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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at West Texas A&M University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is West Texas A&M University?

Location of West Texas A&M University

Contact details for West Texas A&M University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2501 4Th Ave, Canyon, TX 79016-0001
Phone: 806-651-0000
Website: www.wtamu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wtamu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/wtamu

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

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into West Texas A&M University?

61% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
45% Submit SAT Scores
West Texas A&M University has an acceptance rate of 61%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 490 to 590 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 490 to 580 )
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800
West Texas A&M University received ACT scores from 71% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 23.

ACT English Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 16 to 23 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 17 to 24 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 19 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford West Texas A&M University?

$18,539 Net Price
51% Take Out Loans
8.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of West Texas A&M University is $18,539. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 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

5,582 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,355 undergraduate students at West Texas A&M University, with 5,582 being full-time and 1,773 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  West Texas A&M University

There are also 2,615 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,582 full-time undergraduates at West Texas A&M University, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  West Texas A&M University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of West Texas A&M University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of West Texas A&M University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 80
Black or African American 288
Hispanic or Latino 1,723
White 3,057
International Students 114
Other Races/Ethnicities 320

Geographic Diversity

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

3,382 Took All Classes Online
5,835 Took At Least One Class Online
14.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 10 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at West Texas A&M University. In 2017-2018, 5,835 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at West Texas A&M University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 16th 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 #702 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 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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #170
Nursing #219

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 Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 121 5 126
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 24 24
TOTAL 121 29 150

References

*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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