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West Texas A and M University

West Texas A&M University, also known as WTAMU, is a public university located in Canyon, Texas, a small city south of Amarillo. It was established on September 20, 1910. WTAMU is part of the Texas A&M University System. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. It is organized into more than six schools and colleges. West Texas A&M University's athletic teams participate in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference. Their sports teams are known as the Buffaloes, simply referred to as the "Buffs". Some of the notable alumni are Jesse Cross, US Army general; Anita Thigpen Perry, First Lady of Texas; and Duane Thomas, NFL American football player.

Profile of West Texas A and M UniversityWest Texas A and M University is located in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Canyon, TX. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at West Texas A and M University top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about the school is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at West Texas A and M University often study music and liberal arts.

West Texas A and M University Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 460 to 600 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 520 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

West Texas A and M University offers classes to 7, 502 students (5, 916 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Students sports include formal participation in Lone Star Conference competitions. Contact: West Texas A and M UniversityWest Texas A and M University

2501 4th Ave

Canyon, TX 79016-0001

General Phone: (806) 651-4636


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