West Texas A & M University

West Texas A&M University, formerly known at West Texas State, is a public unviersity located just south of Amarillo, Texas in the city of Canyon (population 13,000). However, the university is also located within the Amarillo metro area which has a population close to 200,000. West Texas A&M was founded in 1910, has a student body of 9,500 (7,400 undergrads and 2,100 graduate studeents) and an academic staff of just over 280.

With an acceptance rate of 67%, West Texas A&M University is not a selective school. Through its 5 academic colleges and graduate schools, the university offers roughly 60 undergraduate degree programs, 40 master's degrees and a doctoral program. West Texas A&M University is a top ranked higher education institution that has been recognized for its academic excellence by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, The Princeton Review and The Daily Beast. West Texas A&M Univerity is particulary well known for its online degree programs. It was ranked No.32 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in the category of "Best Online MBA Programs" and No.11 in the "Best Online Graduate Business Programs" category. The university has also been recognized for its study abroad program, academic research, faculty, facilities and athletic teams.

West Texas A&M University is a leader in online learning and distance education. Its online MBA program was ranked No.2 in the nation by EducationCorner.com and No.3 in the nation by GetEducation.com. The university offers both individual online courses as well as entire online degree programs. It offer three online undergraduate degrees and two online masters degrees that can be completed remotely without ever stepping a foot on campus. West Texas A&M University also offers one of the most affordable online degree programs of any higher education institution in the nation.

General Information

Phone Number: (806) 651-0000
Address: 2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 6,400+ undergrad, 1,300+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 4,085
Out-of-State Tuition $ 10,748
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Website Address: www.wtamu.edu

Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Agribusiness Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management
Agricultural Communication
Animal Sciences
Equestrian Studies
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Wildlife Biology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
Business Managerial Economics
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Communication and Journalism
Broadcast Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Curriculum and Instruction
Education and Teaching
Educational Instructional Technology
Educational Leadership and Administration
Reading Teacher Education
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Special Education and Teaching
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Engineering Technology
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training Trainer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Family Practice Nurse Nursing
Health Health Care Administration Management
Music Therapy Therapist
Nursing Education
Registered Nursing Registered Nurse
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Art Art Studies
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Fine Studio Arts
Graphic Design
Music Performance
Music Theory and Composition
Musical Theatre

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