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Weatherford College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 8,802
  • In-District:*
  • 31.4%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 37.1%
  • Full-time:**
  • 48.2%
  • Female:
  • 49.7%
  • Male:
  • 50.3%
  • Anglo:
  • 76.5%
  • Hispanic:
  • 10.2%
  • African American:
  • 6.2%
  • Asian:
  • 0.6%
  • Native American:
  • 0.7%
  • International:
  • 0.8%
  • Other:
  • 4.9%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Joe Birmingham, President
225 College Park Drive
Weatherford, Texas 76086
(817) 598-6271
http://www.wc.edu/

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $59.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $85.00

Program Description

University Transfer: For students wishing to earn a bachelor’s degree, the Weatherford College offers the core transfer curriculum, which all public colleges and universities must accept for transfer credit according to approved regulations. These students can earn Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees from the college.

Work Force Education and Customized Training: The college offers 19 work force education programs, including nursing, radiology technology, respiratory care, business, fire science, police academy, cosmetology, heating, air conditioning and ventilation training, welding, truck driving and computer applications. Students can earn certificates and Associate in Applied Sciences degrees. The college also provides customized training services for businesses and industry employees.

Lifelong Learning: Through its continuing education program, the college offers a wide-range of courses for personal interest and lifelong learning.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 480
  • Associates:
  • 354
  • Certificates:
  • 126

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Total number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas senior institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only8739.4%24390.3%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)8036.2%51.9%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)3013.6%31.1%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)135.9%134.8%
Not Found115.0%51.9%
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