Western Texas College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,830
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,373
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
21.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,009
25.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
50.6%
136 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 2019, 364 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Texas College. 34.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 65.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (168 degrees), 1.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (130 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Texas College is $1,830, which is $−5,994 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Texas College is $1,830, which is $−5,994 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,373.

In 2019, 17% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 3% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,830
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Western Texas College was $1,830. The cost of tuition at Western Texas College is $−5,994 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$7,373
2019 Value
15.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Western Texas College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,373. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Western Texas College grew by 15.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,635
Room and Board
$1,543
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Western Texas College was of $5,635 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,543. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.78% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

17%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
3%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

17% of undergraduate students at Western Texas College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 29.2% with respect to 2018, when 24% 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.
21.3%
2017 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Western Texas College was 21.3%, which represents 26 out of the 122 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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Enrollment

Western Texas College has a total enrollment of 2,009 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Texas College is 513 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,496. This means that 25.5% of students enrolled at Western Texas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western Texas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.4% White, 33.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.67% Black or African American, 3.33% Asian, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.149% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0498% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Western Texas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (21.6%), followed by White Female (19.7%) and White Male (19.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western Texas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,009 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Texas College is 513 and the part-time enrollment is 1,496. This means that 25.5% of students enrolled at Western Texas College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2019 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 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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
    1,053
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    673
  3. Black or African American
    114

The enrolled student population at Western Texas College is 52.4% White, 33.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.67% Black or African American, 3.33% Asian, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.149% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0498% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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 2019, 114 fewer women than men received degrees from Western Texas College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Western Texas College is white (168 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (130 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 (79 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), and Precision Production (24 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 (513,033 people), Other managers (153,011 people), Computer & information systems managers (107,392 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (102,419 people), and Computer occupations, all other (99,256 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Agriculture (79 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Precision Production (24 degrees), Human Sciences (17 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 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 Dentists, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Radiologic technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Agriculture (79 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Precision Production (24 degrees), Human Sciences (17 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 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 (540,850 people), Elementary & secondary schools (254,968 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (142,869 people), Construction (135,706 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (94,335 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Texas College are Agriculture (79 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Precision Production (24 degrees), Human Sciences (17 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, 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

239
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
125
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 239 degrees were awarded to men at Western Texas College, which is 1.91 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (125).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Western Texas College in Plant Nursery Operations & Management, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 66 degrees were awarded to women at Western Texas College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.43 times more than the 46 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 27% of students graduating from Western Texas College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Western Texas College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    168 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    130 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western Texas College is white (168 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (130 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
    109 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    83 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Western Texas College is white male (109 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (83 degrees).

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Operations

Western Texas College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $661k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Western Texas College had a total salary expenditure of $20.4M. Western Texas College employs 22 Instructors, 13 Assistant professors, and 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Western Texas College are Male Instructors (11), Female Instructors(11), and Male Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Texas College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 29 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Western Texas College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Western Texas College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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. $1.53M - Federal
  2. $60.4k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Western Texas College received $1.53M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $60.4k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.16M
2019 Salaries
0.53%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Western Texas College paid a median of $7.16M in salaries, which represents 35% of their overall expenditure ($20.4M) and a 0.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.818% decline from 2017 and a 4.27% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.92M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2019, Western Texas College paid a total of $1.92M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Western Texas College were Instructor with 22 employees; Assistant professor with 13 employees; and Assistant professor with 1 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Texas College were Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Western Texas College was Male Instructor with 11 employees, Female Instructor with 11 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 8 employees.

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

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