Weatherford College: Review & Facts

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Weatherford College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,485 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1869 and is the only college located in Weatherford, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Weatherford College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

WC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Firefighting. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
48%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Weatherford College is very low at 48% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Weatherford College is very low: 20%. About 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Weatherford College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,400
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - $5,300 per year. The additional fees at WC not covered by tuition are around $100; which makes it a total of $5,400 annually.

Read the details about Weatherford College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Weatherford College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (800) 287-5471 or check Weatherford College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Medium
Weatherford College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at WC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Weatherford College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 300 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, around $5,000 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at WC. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Weatherford College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Weatherford College Location and Maps



Post Address: Weatherford College, 225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086-5699, USA
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