Wharton County Junior College

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General Information

Admission Office

911 Boling Highway

Wharton, TX 77488-0080

(979) 532-4560

(800) 561-9252

Fax: (979) 532-6494

Contact: Karen Preisler

Director of Admissions/Registrar
Main Address

911 Boling Highway

Wharton, TX 77488

(979) 532-4560


Total undergrads: 6,115

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,337

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,115


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Test scores and school achievement record important factors for admission into nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, and radiology programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business Technology A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A

Communications Technologies

Desktop Publishing C
Graphic Communications A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C
Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Records Technology A
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Surgical Technology C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Criminology A
Sociology A

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.

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