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 nine thousand students are enrolled at WTAMU.

Most of the students getting into WTAMU got an SAT score between 940 to 1140, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 17 to 23. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the WTAMU average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.18 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 35 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wtamu.edu.

Overall WTAMU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for West Texas A & M University was reported as 68.9% in Fall 2020 with over 5,590 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: 17 - 23
  • WTAMU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of West Texas A & M University 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for West Texas A & M University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.8%
  • 2017-2018: 61.4%
  • 2018-2019: 64.9%
  • 2019-2020: 68.9%
  • Projected WTAMU Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 60.6%

How Does WTAMU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for WTAMU is twenty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wayland Baptist University97.5%
Lubbock Christian University90.7%
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus58.3%
Southwestern Oklahoma State University91.1%
Midwestern State University79.3%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to WTAMU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math470 - 560
Total Score940 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math17 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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