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West Texas A&M University
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  • Graduate School
  • CANYON, TX

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West Texas A&M is a public graduate school in Canyon, Texas in the Amarillo Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,653 graduate students. Of the 33 graduate programs offered at West Texas A&M University, 5 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at West Texas A&M University are Business, Healthcare Management, and Finance. 76% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,653
Part-Time Grad Students
2,024
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
41
Racial Diversity
  • White
    63.6%
  • Hispanic
    16.1%
  • African American
    7%
  • Asian
    6.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3.1%
  • Multiracial
    2.6%
  • Unknown
    0.7%
  • Native American
    0.5%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Driven
    20%
  • Down-to-earth
    47%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Intellectual
    13%
  • Willing to learn
    7%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 15 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    13%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    53%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
93%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 15 responses
Poll
93%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 15 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 15 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 15 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    60%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    40%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 15 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    13%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    7%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
87%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 15 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$60,119
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$821
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$168,100
National
$229,800

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