Graduate Program Overview

West Texas A & M University is a four-years, public school located in Canyon, Texas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $7,282 for Texas residents and $8,574 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-seven (37) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWest Texas A & M University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address2501 4th Ave, Canyon, TX
Graduate School Students2,710 students
2,203 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$7,282
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 37 Graduate Programs
36 Master's, 1 Doctorate

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at West Texas A & M University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Texas residents, the tuition & fees are $7,282 and $8,574 for non-Texas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $471 for Texas residents and $520 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$471$520
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$8,950 (On-Campus) / $8,582 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,854 (On-Campus) / $4,854 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,286$23,578
Off-Campus Total$21,918$23,210
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

West Texas A & M University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 37 major areas - 36 Master's (18 online programs), 1 Doctorate . 827 students have been conferred Master's degree and 2 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources and Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,036 students enrolled in West Texas A & M University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,710 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,114 male and 1,596 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 620 full-time and 2,090 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,203 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 263 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,114
Women Students1,596
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students620
Part-time Students2,090
By race/ethnicity 1,622 White, 181 Black, and 177 Asian students are attending at West Texas A & M University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races68
29 students are younger than 22 and 690 students are older than 65. The school has 1,079 students aged between 22 and 30 and 910 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under29
40 & Over690
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At West Texas A & M University, 2,203 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 263 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,710
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,203
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses263
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses244
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,203
Texas Resident1,292
Other State In U.S.806
Outside of U.S.105

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