West Texas A&M is an above-average public university located in Canyon, Texas in the Amarillo Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,650 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the West Texas A&M acceptance rate is 60%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 44% of students, West Texas A&M alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,500.
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.65 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.71 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.71 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities332 Graduates
Kinesiology and Exercise Science65 Graduates
Business Administration and Management53 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies52 Graduates
Mechanical Engineering51 Graduates
Social Work and Youth Services49 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.81 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.102 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.53 responses
West Texas A&M University Reviews
WTAMU is a great place for a distance education as well as local college experience! There are wonderful professors who actually care about the students. They are very approachable and fair. There is a good selection of online classes available for those who want to pursue an online degree, although most of their majors do require some face to face time. Occasionally the communication from the financial aid department is a bit confusing and can be inconsistent, but they are always willing to help if you have a problem. I would highly recommend checking out this campus for your educational future.
I love being at WT a lot. New Student Orientation was amazing. Everyone was having fun and connecting with each other. The campus is absolutely beautiful at WT. My Nusing Professor is such a wonderful and caring person. Everyone was so nice and always said how much they were glad for us to be there. I havent started school yet, but I cant wait to see what my future at WT has in store for me!
I am a transfer student at WT, and the transition was super easy! I also lived on campus my first semester, and the resident halls are so inviting and the residential assistance are very helpful and caring. There are always events going on, on campus, and they're great ways to meet people. Everyone is so friendly! I love my campus!