Western Texas College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,250

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,695

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

18.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,177

25.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

42.2%

140 Graduates

About

Western Texas College is a higher education institution located in Scurry County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Western Texas College were .

In 2016, 328 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Texas College. 33.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (150 degrees), 1.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Texas College is $1,250, which is $-6,070 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Texas College is $1,250, which is $-6,070 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,695.

In 2016, 23% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,250

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Western Texas College was $1,250. The cost of tuition at Western Texas College is $-6,070 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,695

2016 Value

18.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Western Texas College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,695. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Western Texas College grew by 18.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,600

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Western Texas College was of $5,600 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.06% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.0666% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

23%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

23% of undergraduate students at Western Texas College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 17.9% with respect to 2015, when 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

18.4%

2015 Default Rate

26

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Western Texas College was 18.4%, which represents 26 out of the 141 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Western Texas College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,177 students enrolled at Western Texas College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Western Texas College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Western Texas College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Western Texas College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Western Texas College has a total enrollment of 2,177 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Texas College is 550 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,627. This means that 25.3% of students enrolled at Western Texas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western Texas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.2% White, 30.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.16% Black or African American, 1.84% Asian, 1.47% Two or More Races, 0.367% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0919% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Western Texas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (21.3%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and White Female (19.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western Texas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,177 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Texas College is 550 and the part-time enrollment is 1,627. This means that 25.3% of students enrolled at Western Texas College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Western Texas College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Western Texas College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,245

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    672

  3. Black or African American

    134

The enrolled student population at Western Texas College is 57.2% White, 30.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.16% Black or African American, 1.84% Asian, 1.47% Two or More Races, 0.367% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0919% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 108 fewer women than men received degrees from Western Texas College. The majority of degree recipients at Western Texas College are white (150 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Western Texas College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Western Texas College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (92 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (21 degrees), and Construction (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Software developers, applications & systems software (413,179 people), Miscellaneous managers (180,883 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (132,991 people), Computer programmers (121,475 people), and Other Computer Occupations (113,069 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Agriculture (92 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (21 degrees), Construction (10 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (52 degrees), and Precision Production (14 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Agriculture (92 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (21 degrees), Construction (10 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (52 degrees), and Precision Production (14 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Computer Systems Design (495,405 people), Elementary & secondary schools (231,525 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (139,112 people), Construction (110,264 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (106,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Agriculture (92 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (21 degrees), Construction (10 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (52 degrees), and Precision Production (14 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Western Texas College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Western Texas College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 218

  2. 110

In 2016, 218 degrees were awarded to men at Western Texas College, which is 1.98 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (110).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Western Texas College in Plant Nursery Operations & Management, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Western Texas College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.04 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 40% of students graduating from Western Texas College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Western Texas College is Male and Black or African American (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    150 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    111 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western Texas College is white (150 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    100 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    69 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Western Texas College is white male (100 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (69 degrees).

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Operations

Western Texas College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $361k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Western Texas College had a total expenditure of $20.5M. Of that $20.5M, they spent $7.48M on salaries and $20.5M on benefits.

Western Texas College employs 21 Instructors, 16 Assistant professors, and 2 Associate professors. Most academics at Western Texas College are Male Instructors (12), Male Assistant professors(10), and Female Instructors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Texas College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 33 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Western Texas College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Western Texas College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.08M - Federal

  2. $255k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Western Texas College received $2.08M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $255k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.48M

Salary Expenditure

$20.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Western Texas College had a total expenditure of $20.5M. Of that $20.5M, they spent $7.48M on salaries and $20.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Western Texas College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.48M

2015 Salaries

3.49%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Western Texas College paid a median of $7.48M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($20.5M) and a 3.49% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.188% growth from 2013 and a 2.34% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.59M

Instructional Salaries

59

Number of Employees

In 2015, Western Texas College paid a total of $2.59M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

21 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

33 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Western Texas College were Instructor with 21 employees; Assistant professor with 16 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Texas College were Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Western Texas College was Male Instructor with 12 employees, Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Female Instructor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Western Texas College.

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