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Wharton County Junior College

Wharton, TX 2-Year Public
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About Wharton County Junior College

Wharton County Junior College Overview

Wharton County Junior College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Wharton, Texas. Wharton County Junior College was founded in 1946 and the school presently has around 6,115 students per year, which includes 6,115 undergraduates. Wharton County Junior College offers housing for up to 160 students. The majority of students live on campus. On the weekends, about 2% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 14.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Wharton County Junior College!

Love music or performing?

There are no fraternities or sororities at Wharton County Junior College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Wharton County Junior College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Wharton County Junior College on the Student Life page.

2022 Wharton County Junior College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 35%
In-State Tuition $768
Out-of-State $2,016

Is Wharton County Junior College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Wharton County Junior College offers and if it seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wharton County Junior College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Wharton County Junior College Graduates

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

Check with Wharton County Junior College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Wharton County Junior College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Wharton County Junior College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Wharton County Junior College.

Based on this information, is Wharton County Junior College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Wharton County Junior College a good school for you?

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Where is Wharton County Junior College?

Wharton County Junior College is located in the rural setting of Wharton, Texas, in the suburbs of Houston.

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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

Wharton County Junior College ACT Scores


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Wharton County Junior College Tuition & Fees

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