University description (as per official university website)
Western Texas College, also known as WTC, is located in Snyder, Texas, United States. The college boasts of an enrollment of over 2000 students per term. It offers an array of degree and certificate programs and is divided into various academic departments. WTC also offers several scholarship programs including the Western Texas College Scholarship Foundation, Mickey Baird Scholarship, Agricultural Scholarship, Calley Family Scholarship, Evelyn Claire McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship, and WTC Faculty Association Scholarship.
WTC provides students the opportunity to join its many student organizations and clubs. Some of these are the Baptist Student Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Rodeo Club, and Church of Christ Student Ministries.
The menís sports teams of WTC are known as the Westerners, and the womenís teams are nicknamed the Lady Westerners. They participate in a wide variety of sports including cross country, baseball, soccer, basketball, golf, softball, rodeo, track and field, and volleyball.
The student enrollment at Western Texas College was 1,844 in 2007 (881 full-time equivalent).
Undergrads are 100% of enrolled students.
Students living in the US make up 100% of incoming freshmen.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
To be eligible for financial aid students must:
* be a U. S. citizen or legal permanent resident able to present proper documentation.
* have a high school diploma or GED to qualify for federal assistance.
* maintain satisfactory academic progress, usually half-time enrollment is required.
* not be in default on a loan or grant.
* register for selective service, if male.
* sign an anti-drug statement.
* show financial need. Income standards vary among aid programs and a student may be eligible for some and ineligible for others. Parent income will be considered unless the student meets one of the following criteria:
o will be 24 before January 1.
o is a veteran.
o is a graduate or professional student.
o is married by the application date.
o was a ward of the court or both parents are deceased and the student has no legal guardian.
o has legal dependents who receive more than half their support from the student.
o has documented exceptional circumstances.