Wharton County Junior College: Review & Facts

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Wharton County Junior College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,420 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1946 and is the only school located in Wharton, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Wharton County Junior College.

WCJC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Criminal Justice, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
62%
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 typically a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Wharton County Junior College is relatively low at 62% (below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Wharton County Junior College is very low: 22%. Approximately 38% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Wharton County Junior College is reasonably decent, 20:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,300
Low
Average tuition price is extremely low, about $1,600 a year. The additional fees at WCJC beyond tuition are nearly $2,700; which comes to $4,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Wharton County Junior 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
Wharton County Junior College might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Wharton County Junior College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (979) 532-4560 or check Wharton County Junior College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,500
Low
Wharton County Junior College provides a distance education program.

Wharton County Junior College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low, about $1,500 annually.

Based on the college crime numbers, Wharton County Junior College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wharton County Junior College Location and Maps



Post Address: Wharton County Junior College, 911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, Texas 77488, USA
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