Western Texas College is on a 165-acre campus in the rural setting of Snyder, Texas.
There are many activities and organizations for Western Texas College students to join – including theater groups, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Western Texas College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Western Texas College has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the 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 events are Move-In Day, Fall Festival and Veteran's Day Observance.
This table offers information on housing at Western Texas College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||50%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||400|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||370|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||25%|
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 2022, 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 2021-2022 school year, 370 students chose to live in campus housing. 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.
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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Western Texas College, take Highway 84 to Snyder, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lubbock International airport.
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