Economic Success Measures - Texas

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    West Texas A&M University

    School Information

    Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges and Universities (Larger programs)
    Address: North 23rd Street
    Canyon TX, 79015
    Sector: Public, 4-year or above

    Three Most Popular Disclosable Programs

    Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) [Bacc-U]: $73,347 Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) [Bacc-U]: $63,673 General Studies [Bacc-U]: $34,003 General Studies [Bacc-U]: $36,691 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other [Bacc-U]: $45,671 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other [Bacc-U]: $44,291

    Detailed Breakdown (Five Years of Data)

    Degree Level Disclosable Programs # of Graduates/ Completers % of Graduates/ Completers with Wage Data Median First-Year Earnings % of Above-Average Earners % of Above-Average Earners of completers with wage data 5-Year Trend
     Baccalaureate (Univ) 51 disclosable programs 5,481 73.02 % $39,714 37.13 % 50.85 %
    Accounting 141 78.72 % $43,501 31.91 % 40.54 %
    Advertising 96 70.83 % $33,221 36.46 % 51.47 %
    Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 57 61.40 % $39,287 33.33 % 54.29 %
    Agricultural Business and Management, General 36 58.33 % $24,873 11.11 % 19.05 %
    Agriculture, General 81 70.37 % $36,355 34.57 % 49.12 %
    Agronomy and Crop Science 18 72.22 % $40,571 38.89 % 53.85 %
    Animal Sciences, General 59 59.32 % $28,191 35.59 % 60.00 %
    Art/Art Studies, General 23 78.26 % $39,957 69.57 % 88.89 %
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 213 57.28 % $29,321 44.13 % 77.05 %
    Broadcast Journalism 84 66.67 % $27,323 35.71 % 53.57 %
    Business Administration and Management, General 195 77.95 % $39,141 40.00 % 51.32 %
    Business/Commerce, General 156 76.92 % $34,832 30.77 % 40.00 %
    Business/Managerial Economics 23 52.17 % $26,592 17.39 % 33.33 %
    Chemistry, General 39 56.41 % $31,389 23.08 % 40.91 %
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 40 37.50 % $19,306 22.50 % 60.00 %
    Computer Science 27 74.07 % $53,406 29.63 % 40.00 %
    Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 78 80.77 % $37,658 55.13 % 68.25 %
    Dance, General 15 33.33 % $12,380 13.33 % 40.00 %
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 41 56.10 % $20,511 31.71 % 56.52 %
    English Language and Literature, General 92 61.96 % $33,496 41.30 % 66.67 %
    Environmental Science 19 84.21 % $50,924 57.89 % 68.75 %
    Equestrian/Equine Studies 52 42.31 % $24,454 25.00 % 59.09 %
    Finance, General 90 75.56 % $36,692 15.56 % 20.59 %
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 16 81.25 % $31,350 50.00 % 61.54 %
    General Studies 824 69.05 % $36,691 44.66 % 64.67 %
    Geography 12 58.33 % $18,147 25.00 % 42.86 %
    Geology/Earth Science, General 18 61.11 % $26,813 27.78 % 45.45 %
    Graphic Design 40 57.50 % $24,121 25.00 % 43.48 %
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 153 70.59 % $37,346 47.06 % 66.67 %
    History, General 72 56.94 % $26,769 29.17 % 51.22 %
    Industrial Technology/Technician 24 70.83 % $55,802 41.67 % 58.82 %
    Journalism 22 54.55 % $22,685 18.18 % 33.33 %
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 64 54.69 % $20,082 29.69 % 54.29 %
    Management Information Systems, General 59 86.44 % $50,135 37.29 % 43.14 %
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 149 71.81 % $37,836 34.23 % 47.66 %
    Mathematics, General 29 86.21 % $43,781 20.69 % 24.00 %
    Mechanical Engineering 81 82.72 % $73,630 38.27 % 46.27 %
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 926 85.21 % $44,291 41.47 % 48.67 %
    Music Therapy/Therapist 15 53.33 % $32,124 46.67 % 87.50 %
    Music, General 95 68.42 % $39,900 35.79 % 52.31 %
    Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) 556 90.65 % $63,673 25.00 % 27.58 %
    Political Science and Government, General 49 57.14 % $25,820 32.65 % 57.14 %
    Psychology, General 179 60.34 % $24,386 31.84 % 52.78 %
    Public Administration 30 96.67 % $91,343 90.00 % 93.10 %
    Social Sciences, General 31 90.32 % $41,104 48.39 % 53.57 %
    Social Work 114 74.56 % $35,027 41.23 % 55.29 %
    Sociology 45 60.00 % $36,234 46.67 % 77.78 %
    Spanish Language and Literature 29 75.86 % $38,728 51.72 % 68.18 %
    Speech and Rhetorical Studies 39 53.85 % $38,093 30.77 % 57.14 %
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 11 63.64 % $31,570 27.27 % 42.86 %
    Wildlife Biology 43 53.49 % $24,663 37.21 % 69.57 %
     Master's 33 disclosable programs 1,722 73.81 % $59,601 31.88 % 43.19 %
    Accounting 121 85.95 % $53,808 17.36 % 20.19 %
    Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 13 38.46 % $26,456 23.08 % 60.00 %
    Agronomy and Crop Science 28 39.29 % $58,382 28.57 % 72.73 %
    Animal Sciences, General 35 45.71 % $35,565 20.00 % 43.75 %
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 35 57.14 % $35,444 28.57 % 50.00 %
    Business Administration and Management, General 318 66.98 % $72,156 26.73 % 39.91 %
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 90 84.44 % $64,166 34.44 % 40.79 %
    Counseling Psychology 46 73.91 % $42,641 23.91 % 32.35 %
    Counseling Psychology 10 80.00 % $48,413 50.00 % 62.50 %
    Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 74 91.89 % $59,626 39.19 % 42.65 %
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 14 71.43 % $46,146 28.57 % 40.00 %
    Curriculum and Instruction 41 75.61 % $56,360 19.51 % 25.81 %
    Educational Leadership and Administration, General 189 95.24 % $70,634 56.08 % 58.89 %
    Educational/Instructional Technology 66 80.30 % $58,771 30.30 % 37.74 %
    English Language and Literature, General 29 72.41 % $46,882 51.72 % 71.43 %
    Environmental Science 30 83.33 % $49,027 36.67 % 44.00 %
    Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner 72 91.67 % $97,436 41.67 % 45.45 %
    Finance, General 44 27.27 % $42,876 9.09 % 33.33 %
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 15 40.00 % $19,759 20.00 % 50.00 %
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 21 61.90 % $31,291 28.57 % 46.15 %
    History, General 16 81.25 % $53,625 68.75 % 84.62 %
    Industrial Technology/Technician 14 78.57 % $66,144 28.57 % 36.36 %
    Management Information Systems, General 19 42.11 % $57,595 15.79 % 37.50 %
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 53 41.51 % $55,605 16.98 % 40.91 %
    Mathematics, General 13 53.85 % $53,814 15.38 % 28.57 %
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 43 74.42 % $45,982 37.21 % 50.00 %
    Music, General 24 66.67 % $54,486 58.33 % 87.50 %
    Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD) 11 100.00 % $77,576 18.18 % 18.18 %
    Nursing, Other 33 96.97 % $76,528 21.21 % 21.88 %
    Psychology, General 33 75.76 % $53,218 48.48 % 64.00 %
    Reading Teacher Education 27 77.78 % $54,735 7.41 % 9.52 %
    Special Education and Teaching, General 45 93.33 % $57,318 26.67 % 28.57 %
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 26 65.38 % $45,780 26.92 % 41.18 %

    Welcome to Economic Success Measures - Texas

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is pleased to make publicly available a tool that can provide students and parents with information on the first year earnings of graduates of Texas public higher education institutions. Data are provided for graduates of 4-year universities, 2-year community colleges, and state technical colleges.

     

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    While this online tool provides a valid and reliable measure of the benefits of a college degree it is important you are aware there are limitations on what can be inferred from the data provided: