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West Texas A&M University is a public institution located in Canyon, Texas. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Canyon draws many to the area.

$18,775 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
58% Acceptance Rate

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West Texas A&M University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

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
#6 Best Value Agricultural Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Managerial Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Business & Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards West Texas A&M University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Marketing College Factual
#12 Best Value Colleges for Business/Managerial Economics College Factual
#25 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#26 Best Value Colleges for Finance College Factual
#34 Best Value Colleges for Finance & Financial Management College Factual
#38 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is West Texas A&M University?

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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: https://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?

58% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
52% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at West Texas A&M University is 58%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

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 58%.

Average Test Scores

About 52% 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 460 and 560. Math scores were between 460 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 460 to 560 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 460 to 570 )
200
800
West Texas A&M University received ACT scores from 58% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 22. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 15 to 22 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 17 to 23 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for West Texas A&M University  ( 18 to 23 )
1
36

Can I Afford West Texas A&M University?

$18,775 Net Price
46% Take Out Loans
8.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of West Texas A&M University is $18,775. 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

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 46% of students took out student loans averaging $6,619 a year. That adds up to $26,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at West Texas A&M University is 8.9%. 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

5,621 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,326 undergraduate students at West Texas A&M University, with 5,621 being full-time and 1,705 being part-time.

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There are also 2,710 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,621 full-time undergraduates at West Texas A&M University, 41% are male and 59% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 93
Black or African American 269
Hispanic or Latino 1,800
White 3,070
International Students 89
Other Races/Ethnicities 300

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

4,083 Took All Classes Online
7,801 Took At Least One Class Online
9.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 18 master’s degree programs available online at West Texas A&M University. In 2019-2020, 7,801 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 7th 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 Affordability Rankings of West Texas A&M University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at West Texas A&M University was $8,456 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $9,903. The following table shows how West Texas A&M University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Business/Managerial Economics #1 #1
Business Economics #1 #1
Management Information Systems #4 #4
General Management Information Systems #4 #4
Finance #7 #4
Finance & Financial Management #10 #7
Accounting #28 #1
Accounting #28 #1
General Business/Commerce #40 #4
General Business/Commerce #40 #4
Marketing/Marketing Management, General #40 #10
Marketing #46 #10

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 9.8%. This is the #1,240 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
Business/Managerial Economics #7
Business Economics #7
General Management Information Systems #58
Finance #67
Management Information Systems #82
Finance & Financial Management #107
Marketing/Marketing Management, General #162
Marketing #196
General Business/Commerce #275
General Business/Commerce #275
Accounting #295
Accounting #483

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 Business Concentrations

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

Major TOTAL
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 0
Agricultural Business 0
Accounting 0
General Business Administration and Management 0
Business Economics 0
Finance 0
General Business/Commerce 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
General Management Information Systems 0
Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication 0
TOTAL 0

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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