West Texas A & M University

2501 4th Ave, Canyon, TX 79016-0001

School Details

West Texas A & M University University is a public state university that is located in Canyon, Texas, a small city south of Amarillo, and is part of the Texas A & M University System, which is the northernmost senior institution of higher learning in the state. 

West Texas A & M University retains a student-centered approach and designates ten core principles that serve as a guideline for the university. Values include:

  • academic and intellectual freedom
  • pursuit of excellence in all endeavors
  • creativity and innovation
  • respect for the dignity of all individuals
  • cooperation and communication
  • community service and leadership
  • exceed expectations of internal and external customers
  • continuous improvement
  • integrity
  • diversity

WTAMU offers over 62 undergraduate and 41 graduate degree programs, and one doctoral program. Additionally, WTAMU supports distance education programs. Online courses give students the chance to work towards undergraduate and graduate degrees and students can take classes that fit into their schedules without needing to come to campus. 

The most popular majors are multi/interdisciplinary studies, business, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, health professions and agriculture. 

West Texas A&M University offers a variety of services and programs to ensure that students have a successful college experience. WTAMU’s services nurture student’s mental and physical health, and assist them in their academic endeavors. Academic support services and campus resources include a student success center, Hastings Electronic Learning Center, testing, career services, counseling services, disability services, a fitness center, and medical services.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


School Overview:

  • Sector Of Institution:
    4-year, Public
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  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
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