- Wharton County Junior College is a public, two-year, comprehensive community college offering a wide range of postsecondary educational programs and services including associate degrees, certificates, continuing-education courses, cultural affairs, and leisure-time activities for the benefit of the community and a population of students that varies in age, background, and ability.
- The teacher population of 210 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
|Wharton County Junior College||(TX) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||210 staff||65 staff|
|Total Enrollment||7,152 students||1,394 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||34:1||34:1|
|# Full-Time Students||2,776 students||932 students|
|# Part-Time Students||4,376 students||2,653 students|
|Total Dormitory Capacity||159||241|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.60||0.69|
- WCJC is a multi-campus, comprehensive community college created in 1946 to serve the educational needs of Wharton County and adjacent counties in the Gulf Coast Region of Texas. The college offers associate in arts, associate of arts in teaching, and associate in applied science degrees, transfer curricula in preparation for the baccalaureate degree, career/vocational curricula, remedial and developmental courses, adult basic education, assist under prepared students to achieve competency in basic skills, supports excellence in instruction in all academic areas and continuing-education noncredit courses and programs. Wharton County Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Applied Science degrees.
- College Location Mi. Students
325 students | 41.60 Mi3110 Hayes Road Suite 380
Houston,  TX  77082
535 students | 42.80 Mi9999 Richmond Avenue
Houston,  TX  77042
615 students | 43.50 Mi2950 S Gessner
Houston,  TX  77063
147 students | 44.00 Mi7277 Regency Sq Blvd
Houston,  TX  77036
496 students | 44.30 Mi7000 Regency Square Blvd.
Houston,  TX  77036