West Texas A&M University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at West Texas A&M University is 20:1, and the school has 34.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at West Texas A&M University include: Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 63.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Sciences (biological or physical)
Humanities History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 20:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 14%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 13%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13%
Health Professions and Related Programs 11%
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 40%
Service learning 2%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 57%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 2%
Learning communities 1%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 64%
4-year graduation rate 24%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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