Western Texas College in Snyder

Snyder, TX

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Western Texas College offers 170-degree programs and 46 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. 1 high safety campus. 48.1% are women, and 51.9% are men. 1% percents of international students. Western Texas College is a member of 3 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Western Texas College is 4158$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $5472 and $12198 per year. 51% of full-time Western Texas College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $27,800, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Western Texas College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Western Texas College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$3,527
$30,001 - $48,000$4,568
$48,001 - $75,000$5,735
$75,001 - $110,000$6,569



  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: 5100


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


585 of Western Texas College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 28 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Western Texas College number 169 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Texas.

Students at Western Texas College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Member of other national athletic association not listed above

Graduation Rate


Western Texas College graduation rate is below the national average.

51% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Western Texas College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Western Texas College is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Western Texas College the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Western Texas College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Texas.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Western Texas College

The campus located by 6200 College Ave address in Snyder, Texas.


Western Texas College in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Western Texas College with 0.24% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Western Texas College are burglary and robbery.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Western Texas College offers 170 programs in total: 110 are for Associate's degree, 32 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 28 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 471 universities in Texas state. Western Texas College is one of the few institutions in Texas that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 46 distance learning programs that are offered in the Western Texas College: 39 are for Associate's degree, 4 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Texas state average data to help you compare.


Western Texas College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1316 students with 39494 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Western Texas College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

The staff at this school is over the top when it comes to helpfulness, being polite, and caring about the students. I've called them 5-6 times with various questions and they have been more than great.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

This school racially profiled a young female athlete based on her nationality. She is a hard working, dedicated and humble student whose only desire was to play basketball. Coach Davis singled her out and wanted to move her in with the soccer team so she could be with the "Mexicans". Basically if you're Mexican, don't join coach David's basketball team and don't reach out to athletic director Davids, because for obvious reasons you know what side she'd take.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I attended WTC via Distance Education Online (2012-2015) and this past December finished an AS with a Concentration in Pre-Nursing. I have had a couple of issues here and there (mostly with Financial Aid and VA/Hazlewood Benefits) which was not fully the schools fault, but it was nothing extreme or out of the ordinary as anyone would deal with, with any school. But I think with taking courses online, with it being a smaller school therefore a smaller faculty and staff, and trying to catch someone at any given time is just a problem that will occur regardless of school of choice, which was a problem but still manageable and solved by communicating via email. However, I can say that overall the faculty and staff at this school have truly gone above and beyond to help me, as other students to make sure everyone is successful and has a wonderful experience with obtaining their education, and attending WTC. WTC truly is a great school whom has employed wonderful people who love their jobs, offering a decent and affordable education.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Truthfully, I tried looking into the school online through their website since I live a long distance. Their website is in need of a major overhaul , not very helpful at all and not friendly by any means. Very vague on what they offer and it's like looking for a treasure in treasure hunt. They have a webpage that looks like one of those domains that is up for sale. No images, or any kind of advertisement of what they offer. I actually thought I clicked on a wrong address link.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Great school, studied Criminal Justice with them and they have some awesome programs to offer, so you can still be local. Go see what all they have to offer.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 6200 College Ave


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +3255738511

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: wtc.edu

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