West Texas A&M University

country rank  471
world rank  1394

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University Overview

Established in 1910, West Texas A&M University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Canyon (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Amarillo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, West Texas A&M University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. West Texas A&M University 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 109 years old 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 2501 4Th Avenue
Canyon (population range: 10,000-49,999)
79016-0001 Texas
United States
T +1 (806) 651 2073
F +1 (806) 651 2071
Other locations Amarillo

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2501 4th Avenue, WTAMU Box 60907
Canyon
+1 (806) 651 2073
800 999 8268

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


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)
  • AACSB

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019