7,394
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,975
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
Interested?

Interested in West Texas A&M University? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info

Overview

West Texas A&M University is a Comprehensive institution located in Canyon, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address WTAMU Box 60907
Canyon, TX  79016-0001
United States
Contact Mrs. Tana Miller
Assistant Vice President for SEES/Registrar
Email: tmiller@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-4911
Fax: 806-651-5285

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness Checkmark
Agricultural Business And Management Checkmark
Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agriculture Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Musical Theater Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,116
Applied
3,753
Accepted
7,394
Enrolled
61%
Female icon

Female Admissions

3,474
Females Applied
2,192
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
Male icon

Male Admissions

2,642
Males Applied
1,561
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Class rank and Texas high school curriculum or equivalent

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 538 490 590
SAT Math 532 490 580
ACT Composite 21 19 23

Tuition & Fees

Money icon

Tuition

5,414
In-state
7,047
Out-of-state
Fees icon

Fees

2,471
Full-time student fees
7,196
Room & board
Calculator icon

Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

8,975
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,767
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,329
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,893
Avg. Loan Aid
2,286
Avg. Grant Aid
6,088
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,394
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.48%
Black or African American 4.81%
White or Caucasian 58.11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 1.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2.79%
Other 1.7%

Gender

Male (42.8%)
Female (57.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Buffalo Branding, Workathon and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Residence Hall Association, Wesley, Student Government, SAGE and Baptist Student Ministries

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

Male icon

Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
Female icon

Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

444
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 342
Part-time - 102
Male - 233
Female - 211