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About Wharton County Junior College

Wharton County Junior College is a public, state school in an rural setting in Wharton, Texas. Wharton County Junior College was founded in 1946 and now enrolls around 6,115 students a year, including 6,115 undergrads.

Wharton County Junior College offers housing for up to 160 students. Most students live off campus,.

Wharton County Junior College employs one full-time professor for every 22 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Wharton County Junior College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $4,380
Out-of-State $5,940

2022 Wharton County Junior College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Wharton County Junior College Early Admission

Wharton County Junior College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for Wharton County Junior College

It is not competitive to get into Wharton County Junior College. The acceptance rate at Wharton County Junior College is 0%.

Wharton County Junior College Waitlist 2021

Wharton County Junior College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Wharton County Junior College?

Wharton County Junior College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Wharton County Junior College, applicants must submit the following items.

Wharton County Junior College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Other Requirements Bacterial Meningitis Immunization record
Transcript of High School Record

Wharton County Junior College Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Wharton County Junior College.

Is Wharton County Junior College Test Optional?

Wharton County Junior 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, 35% submitted the SAT. 65% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Wharton County Junior College

Yes! Wharton County Junior College provides on-campus housing for up to 160 students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Wharton County Junior College.

Financial Aid at Wharton County Junior College

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

Some financial aid is available on a 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! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Wharton County Junior 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 school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wharton County Junior 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 Debt for Wharton County Junior College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

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

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Where is Wharton County Junior College Located?

Wharton County Junior College is located in the rural setting of Wharton, Texas, less than an hour from Houston.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Wharton County Junior College and Wharton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

911 Boling Highway Wharton, TX 77488-3298

Campus Setting: Rural

Wharton County Junior College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 14

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wharton County Junior College is Aug 14.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wharton County Junior College is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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