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Wharton County Junior College

Wharton County Junior College is a two-year college located in Wharton, Texas. It was opened in 1946 with an Enrolment of only 200 students. Today, the college enrolls more than 5, 500 students annually. The college also has campuses in Richmond, Sugar Land and Bay City. WCJC offers a wide range of postsecondary educational programs and services including associate degrees, certificates and continuing-education courses. WCJC's athletic department sponsors various men's and women's sports teams that participate in sports like baseball, volleyball and rodeo. The campus is also home to several student clubs and organizations.

Profile of Wharton County Junior CollegeThe main campus of Wharton County Junior College is in Wharton, TX (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a public school. Wharton County Junior College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to security and law enforcement.

Wharton County Junior College Selectivity

Wharton County Junior College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 5, 892 enrolled students.

Student Life
Wharton County Junior College makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Wharton County Junior College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts156general studies, interdisciplinary studies, history
Security and Law Enforcement70criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, criminology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine68licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology43dental hygienist, radiographer, surgical tech
Engineering Technician28drafting, electronics tech, architectural drafting
Beauty and Cosmetology20cosmetology
Business and Management20business
Mechanics and Repair19automobile mechanics, HVAC
Law18legal assistant
Family and Social Work17child development, child care management
office and Administration15administrative assistant
Therapy and Counselling14physical therapist assistant, psychology
Computer Science and Engineering14computer networking, computer programming, computer and info science
Science and Laboratory Technician8chemical tech
Medical administration3medical records tech
Education and Teaching3elementary school teaching, physical education teaching
Agricultural Science and Management3farm management, agricultural management
Art Studies0art studies

Contact: Wharton County Junior CollegeWharton County Junior College

911 Boling Hwy

Wharton, TX 77488

General Phone: (979) 532-4560


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