Weatherford College

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School Overview

Weatherford College is located in Weatherford, Parker County, Texas with branch campuses located in Decatur and Mineral Wells. WC, (officially Weatherford College of the Parker County Junior College District) is a community college with an unbroken operating history dating back to 1921. It had in some way continuously operated since 1869. With this long-standing run, WC confidently claims itself to be Texas’ oldest community college.

General Information

Admission Office

225 College Park Drive

Weatherford, TX 76086

(817) 598-6241

(800) 287-5471

Fax: (817) 598-6205

Contact: Ralph Willingham

Director of Admissions
Main Address

225 College Park Drive

Weatherford, TX 76086

(817) 594-5471

www.wc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,773

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 920

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,396

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Nursing school, fire science requires an entrance examination. Peace officer requires physical, drug testing, background check.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A,C
Farm/Ranch Management A,C
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Human Resources Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Operations Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Nursing – Practical A,C
Phlebotomy A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Respiratory Therapy A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Weatherford College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 287-5471
Website:https://www.wc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.wc.edu/financial-aid/application-process
Address:225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086-5699
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,619
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,836 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,760
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,280
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:66%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,797

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Weatherford College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Weatherford College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs88
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service35
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Personal and Culinary Services21
Precision Production1
Social Sciences1
Grand total2721

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Weatherford College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Grand total64

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Weatherford College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,760
Out-of-state$5,280
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid55066%
Grant or scholarship aid55066%$3,797
Student loan aid11314%$4,745

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,69149%$3,230
Federal student loans64512%$5,592

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Weatherford College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Weatherford College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Weatherford College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,619
Undergraduate enrollment5,619
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Weatherford College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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