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Western Texas College Student Life

Western Texas College is on a 165-acre campus in a small town setting in Snyder, Texas. There are many activities and organizations for Western Texas College students to participate in – theater groups, , a radio station and more.

Western Texas College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Western Texas College has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Western Texas College include Phi Theta Kappa, Agriculture Club, Art Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Western Texas College students' favorite campus traditions are Move-In Day, Fall Festival and Veteran's Day Observance.

Western Texas College Housing

Western Texas College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Western Texas College students live off campus. In 2021, 50% of undergrads at Western Texas College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 25% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Western Texas College. There are 400 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,250 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 370 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Western Texas College offers coed housing and .

Western Texas College Athletics

At Western Texas College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Western Texas College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Western Texas College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Western Texas College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Western Texas College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Western Texas College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Western Texas College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Western Texas College, take Highway 84 to Snyder, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lubbock International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Western Texas College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Western Texas College Students

46%

Women

54%

Men

26%

Full Time

74%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

42%

39%

9%

6%

2%

1%

1%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

2,250

Non-Resident / International Students

47

Western Texas College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,250

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,200

Out-of-State

$5,160

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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