West Texas A & M University (WTAMU)

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West Texas A & M University can be found in Canyon, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About eight thousand students are enrolled at WTAMU.

Most of the students getting into WTAMU got an SAT score between 860 to 1080, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 19 to 24. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the WTAMU average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. About 70 percent of all applicant were admitted at West Texas A & M University, and from those that were granted acceptance around 38 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wtamu.edu.

Overall WTAMU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for West Texas A & M University was reported as 74.0% in Fall 2013 with over 4,630 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • WTAMU ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • WTAMU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into West Texas A & M University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of WTAMU is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for WTAMU has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.2%
  • 2010-2011: 72.0%
  • 2011-2012: 69.1%
  • 2012-2013: 69.4%
  • 2013-2014: 74.0%
  • Projected WTAMU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 71.6%

How Does WTAMU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for WTAMU is thirty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wayland Baptist University98.6%
Lubbock Christian University94.9%
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus63.2%
Oklahoma Panhandle State University47.7%
Southwestern Oklahoma State University90.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to WTAMU (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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