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Western Texas College

6200 College Ave, Snyder, TX

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Western Texas College is an institute of higher learning located in Snyder, Texas, to the southeast of Lubbock. Although WTC is located in a much smaller community, it still holds many benefits for students wishing to attend.

Students looking for the best possible start after high school and can’t yet afford to attend a University will find that WTC can provide quality education for a fraction of the cost. In-state students can expect to pay about $1800 a year; while out of state tuition amounts to roughly $2400 a year.

WTC offers many programs of study, where students can attain their associate degree in such majors as landscaping and grounds keeping, turf and turfgrass management, biological sciences, business administration and management, mass communication and media studies, elementary education and teaching, plus many more.

Currently, Western Texas College serves a student body of a little less than 3200 students and the learning needs of these students are handled by a teaching staff of nearly 150 instructors. This makes the classrooms much smaller and the teacher to student ratio fair ground.

Students who love sports will find that WTC provides a unique and diverse varsity sports programs. This includes good old fashioned baseball, basketball, track and field, golf and even rodeo.

Western Texas College offers both on campus housing and affordable meal program plans as well. Other features of Western Texas College are the campus library that helps with job placements for graduating students.

To learn more about the programs and services that are available to students of Western Texas College, visit their website here.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,300-$1,500
    • Out-of-State: $3,000-$3,571
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $52-$62 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $120-$150 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid73%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships71%$5,680
Receiving Student Loans15%$4,967

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Western Texas College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Texas, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Western Texas CollegeScurry CountyTexas
Graduation Rate57.1%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate18.6%-20.8%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Western Texas College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Precision Production

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
73%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
28

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,089