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About Western Texas College

As Snyder’s own community college, Western Texas College (WTC) provides opportunities for education not only in Snyder and the surrounding communities, but in Texas, the United States, and nations across the globe. Established in 1969 with strong support and by sheer force of will from the community, multiple generations of students from Scurry County and beyond have received a quality education. Students at Western Texas College enjoy a small-town, friendly atmosphere with a caring and approachable faculty and staff. Western Texas College is committed to excellence as it challenges students to reach their full potential. WTC’s mission resonates through all departments and activities on the campus. Strong working relationships and a deeply committed faculty and staff provide key elements to student success at WTC. From its beginning, students have been the focus for the faculty and staff of WTC. The College concentrates on programs that reflect the needs of the youth and employers in

Western Texas College is a public, state school that was founded in 1969. It is not competitive to get into Western Texas College. The institution enrolls around 2,250 students a year, including 2,250 undergrads.

Western Texas College does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Western Texas College Acceptance Rate 2021

Western Texas College admitted 90% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 668 applications received in 2021, 599 students were offered admission .

Western Texas College Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Western Texas College

Western Texas College does not offer early decision. Western Texas College does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
In-State Tuition $4,200
Out-of-State $5,160

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Western Texas College.

Financial Aid at Western Texas College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Dorms at Western Texas College

Western Texas College offers housing for up to 400 students.

Most Western Texas College students live off campus.

Move-In Day, Fall Festival, and and Veteran's Day Observance are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Western Texas College.

How Do I Get Into Western Texas College?

Western Texas College is considered not competitive to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays.

Is Western Texas College Test Optional?

Western Texas College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, .

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. Western Texas College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Western Texas College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Western Texas College

About 0% of students who start at Western Texas College come back for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Western Texas College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Western Texas College a good school for you?

What is Western Texas College's Endowment?

For each full-time student, Western Texas College spends about $1,079.

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Where is Western Texas College Located?

Western Texas College is located in the small town setting of Snyder, Texas .

If you want to see Western Texas College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 84 to Snyder, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lubbock International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Western Texas College and Snyder are like without leaving home.

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Western Texas College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western Texas College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western Texas College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Western Texas College is like? There are approximately 2,250 students enrolled at Western Texas College. 26% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from TX and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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