West Texas A&M University

country rank  491
world rank  1340

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University Overview

Established in 1910, West Texas A&M University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Canyon (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution also has a branch campus in Amarillo. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WTAMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WTAMU
Founded 1910
Motto Visio Veritas Valor
Vision. Truth. Valor.
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 2501 4Th Avenue
Canyon
79016-0001 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (806) 651 0000
Fax +1 (806) 651 2071
Other locations Amarillo

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2501 4th Avenue, WTAMU Box 60907
Canyon
(806) 651 2073
800 999 8268

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to West Texas A&M University's Library
West Texas A & M University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 302,738 physical volumes, 26,743 physical media, 3,986 digital/electronic medium and 184 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
West Texas A&M University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,346 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1925


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Texas Education Agency
  • the State Board for Educator Certification
  • the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Texas A&M University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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