2501 Fourth Avenue Canyon, TX 79016-0001 806-651-2020
http://www.wtamu.edu admissions@mail.wtamu.edu
About West Texas A&M University
  • Year of Foundation 1910
  • Size of Campus 135 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,795
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55% 45% 8%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,314 in-state, 12,564 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 6,051
At WTAMU, we provide a distinctive mix of faculty excellence and individualized attention to create a superb learning environment in which you can excel. By studying with us, you will learn to critically analyze issues, appropriately apply technology and effectively communicate your ideas. You will have the opportunity to study agriculture, business, education, the fine arts, nursing, political science, the natural sciences or any of the dozens of other fields we offer. At West Texas A&M University you will be challenged to learn, to develop an appreciation of the arts, literature and different cultures and to grow intellectually and socially. At WTAMU, your intellectual and personal growth will take place not only in the classroom, but also in the full array of social, athletic and extracurricular activities that are provided on campus.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Work-A-Thon, University Sing, University Formal, Pigskin Revue, Renaissance Holiday Feast, Showcase of Music
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Zeta, Beta Beta Beta, Gamma Beta Phi, Honored Horizons, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Mortar Board, National Residence Hall Honorary, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Nu, Phi Alpha Theta, Sigma Tau Delta, Tau Beta Sigma
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministry, Church of Christ Student Center, Muslim Student Organization, United Campus Ministry, Wesley Foundation, Catholic Student Center
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Women's Association, CAMPOS, Hispanic Association, Korean Student Association, Chinese Student Association, Native American Student Association, Latin American Student Association, Chinese Student and Scholar Associat
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Distance to nearest airport Amarillo, Texas (25), Dallas, Texas (360)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Amarillo, Texas (25)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 90%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 80%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (22%), women's dorms (42%), men's dorms (30%), sorority housing (3%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 20%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,085,760
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 50
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of e-books 28,502
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,843
  • Number Of Subscriptions 16,973
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, birth control
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Museums Panhandle Plains Historical Museum - largest historical museum in state of Texas.
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 3
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities Music Library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 1
  • Number Of Microforms 1,269,876
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Pantex;Amarillo Independent School District;Amarillo National Bank; Canyon Independent School District; City of Amarillo;Hastings Entertainment;Anderson Merchandisers;Xcel Energy;American Quarter Horse Association;Enterprise Rent-A-Car;
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 6,125
  • Employed Students after 1 year 86%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities village