Western Technical College

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Western Technical College Photo #1 - The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Nursing, Bachelor in Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource
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Western Technical College Photo #1 - The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Nursing, Bachelor in Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource
  • The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Nursing, Bachelor in Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource Center with available computers, a student break area stocked with snacks and microwaves, and an outside patio for you to enjoy.

School Highlights

Western Technical College serves 547 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Western Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
Western Technical College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty55 staff262 staff
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Number of Programs Offered810

Student Body

The student population of Western Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Western Technical College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment547 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:117:1
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# Full-Time Students517 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students30 students3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-251
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
63%
47%
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% Black
8%
12%
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% White
16%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
9%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.68
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College Completion Rate
73%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,900$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,031$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Western Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate83%75%
This chart display the percent admitted of Western Technical College and the community college average percent admitted of TX by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Profile last updated: 02/21/2022

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The nearest community college to Western Technical College is Southwest University at El Paso (6.2 miles away).
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