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So you're from Canyon, TX?

Fortunately for you, Canyon, TX offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

So you want to attend college at home in Canyon?

The city of Canyon has only one college or university for local students such as yourself to attend, West Texas A & M University.

Canyon College and University Demographics

It offers a total of 61 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from in fields ranging from Counseling to Finance to Science. Approximately 18% percent of students studying at West Texas A & M University choose to study Liberal Arts, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

West Texas A & M University charges in-state tuition of $5,834 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at West Texas A & M University received an estimated $21,300,605 in financial aid. Of this aid, $20,569,784 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships.

Canyon Student Demographics

Approximately 0.5% of Texas students were enrolled in West Texas A & M University in 2010. That is 7,634 students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for West Texas A & M University, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 64%. For every 100 students who enroll in West Texas A & M University, 38 eventually graduate.

Student Demographics

West Texas A & M University has a student population that is approximately 56% female. 23% of West Texas A & M University students are older than 24 years. For every 100 West Texas A & M University students, 28 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009.

Canyon Faculty Demographics

West Texas A & M University had 158 faculty members in 2009. 0% of faculty members at West Texas A & M University were female. And 6% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

The average student to faculty ratio at West Texas A & M University was 57 to 1 in 2009.

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Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Canyon, TX to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 3,940 $24,910 $25,000 -5.5%
2
Office Clerks, General 2,690 $25,150 $28,240 58.2%
3
Registered Nurses 2,620 $59,700 $67,720 21.9%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,490 $26,980 $32,000 25.8%
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,530 $46,650 $54,330
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,490 $29,510 $35,340 -12.4%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,390 $48,950 $50,770 18.8%
8
General and Operations Managers 1,370 $96,310 $113,100 -21.7%
9
Correctional Officers and Jailers 1,250 $33,210 $42,780 12.6%
10
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,220 $21,250 $25,140 13.0%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,170 $41,780 $39,890 27.2%
12
Security Guards 990 $39,790 $26,870 -9.2%
13
Construction Laborers 970 $23,550 $33,590 26.0%
14
Cooks, Restaurant 870 $19,570 $23,260 17.6%
15
Home Health Aides 840 $17,460 $21,760 740.0%
16
Accountants and Auditors 820 $65,740 $68,960 2.5%
17
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 810 $46,920 $54,880
18
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 810 $36,050 $41,360 -15.6%
19
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 810 $41,960 $45,860 -43.4%
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 670 $30,420 $38,200 -2.9%
21
Electricians 610 $40,350 $51,810 52.5%
22
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 500 $53,480 $62,260 38.9%
23
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 490 $45,540 $50,360 19.5%
24
Medical Assistants 480 $22,740 $29,760 4.3%
25
Medical Secretaries 430 $29,290 $31,820 290.9%
26
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 360 $19,770 $24,180
27
Billing and Posting Clerks 360 $28,700 $33,270 9.1%
28
Pharmacy Technicians 290 $29,550 $29,330 -12.1%
29
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 270 $42,620 $42,250 28.6%
30
Carpenters 250 $38,260 $43,890 -49.0%
31
Social and Human Service Assistants 250 $25,570 $30,100 150.0%
32
Lawyers 250 $105,950 $129,440 -16.7%
33
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 240 $68,530 $89,990
34
Dental Assistants 230 $29,100 $34,140 0.0%
35
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 230 $52,820 $55,970
36
Management Analysts 220 $60,840 $87,260 10.0%
37
Computer Programmers 210 $71,500 $74,900
38
Financial Managers 210 $111,420 $116,970 -34.4%
39
Medical and Health Services Managers 200 $94,110 $93,670 -9.1%
40
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 190 $45,900 $49,640 -13.6%
41
Physical Therapists 180 $72,640 $77,990
42
Loan Officers 180 $78,140 $65,900 5.9%
43
Administrative Services Managers 180 $90,670 $84,390 0.0%
44
Chief Executives 170 $123,950 $173,350 13.3%
45
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 170 $36,510 $41,880
46
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 170 $46,310 $55,220
47
Food Service Managers 160 $46,050 $52,220 0.0%
48
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 160 $38,310 $43,850 33.3%
49
Respiratory Therapists 160 $51,630 $55,200 23.1%
50
Financial Analysts 160 $82,980 $86,040 220.0%