West Texas A & M University ,Canyon,USA

  • Canyon,USA
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West Texas A&M University, formerly known as West Texas State, is a well-established public university which is located in Canyon in Texas. It serves as a part of the Texas A&M University System. It was founded in the year 1910 and was originally referred to as West Texas State Normal College. It began as one of the seven state-funded teacher's college in Texas. West Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Jack B. Kelley Student Center serves as the centre of campus activity at the university. It was in the later 2012 that this newly renovated centre made its debut. It features Legacy Hall which operates as a newly designed campus venue for activities and programmes. It can accommodate about 750 people and is equipped with all the facilities needed for better screening. The expansion of the centre also facilitates meeting rooms where student groups can gather for the activities. Further, JBK houses The Legends Club, a Chick-fil-A Express, Starbucks, Which Wich, a Sharky's Burrito Company along with a convenience store. The Amarillo Center of the West Texas A&M University is situated on the 10th and 11th floors of the Chase building in Amarillo in Texas.

The university has a student body which consists of 56 per cent female and 40 per cent minorities. Around 82 per cent of the students in the institution's student body constitutes the native Texans and about 285 students belong to other countries. With an acceptance rate of 67.4 per cent in 2014, the university was regarded as a sele

Jack B. Kelley Student Center serves as the centre of campus activity at the university. It was in the later 2012 that this newly renovated centre made its debut. It features Legacy Hall which operates as a newly designed campus venue for activities and programmes. It can accommodate about 750 people and is equipped with all the facilities needed for better screening. The expansion of the centre also facilitates meeting rooms where student groups can gather for the activities. Further, JBK houses The Legends Club, a Chick-fil-A Express, Starbucks, Which Wich, a Sharky's Burrito Company along with a convenience store. The Amarillo Center of the West Texas A&M University is situated on the 10th and 11th floors of the Chase building in Amarillo in Texas.

The university has a student body which consists of 56 per cent female and 40 per cent minorities. Around 82 per cent of the students in the institution's student body constitutes the native Texans and about 285 students belong to other countries. With an acceptance rate of 67.4 per cent in 2014, the university was regarded as a selective university. It offers over 60 bachelor level programmes, 38 master level programmes and 2 doctoral programmes through its six colleges, schools and graduates school. Since the year 1910, the university has awarded 71,000 plus graduate, undergraduate and professional degrees.

Along with its excellent academic record, the university is equally famed for its notable alumni network. Some among the distinguished personalities of the institution's alumni network includes naval historian Ulane Bonnel, politician Bill Sarpalius, historian and political activist J. Evetts Haley, author Jennifer Archer, actor French Stewart, artist Georgia O'Keeffe, soccer player Davy Arnaud and many others

Year of establishment1910
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Also Known AsWTAMU
Total International Students226
Size of Campus in acres342
Male/Female Ratio1.36
UG/PG Course Ratio0.66
Faculty/Student Ratio20
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 71 million
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense7236 USD
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West Texas A & M University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(18-24 months)INR 10.25 L
B.E. / B.Tech(2 Courses)(48 months)INR 15.98 L

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MS INR 23.3 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.6 L
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BSc INR 26.3 L
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BBA INR 24.2 L
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MA INR 23.7 L
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MIM INR 27.3 L
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MBA INR 29.5 L
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MFA INR 27.4 L
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MEng INR 27.1 L
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MArch INR 30.3 L
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MEM INR 22.4 L
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MASc INR 22.4 L
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MDes INR 34 L
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 510
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SAT: 1035
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Location
University CityCanyon, Texas, USA

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2501 4th Ave, Canyon, TX 79016, United States
Canyon ( Texas)

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