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High quality academic offerings combined with a dedicated faculty committed to teaching excellence have helped West Texas A&M University earn top tier status for regional universities in the western United States by U.S. News and World Report and distinction as a  “Best in the West

WTAMU is a student-driven University offering the ultimate college experience through a perfect balance of liberal arts and career-oriented programs with top-notch professors, state-of-the-art facilities and Lone Star Conference championships. The University has received top commendations from The Princeton Review as a “Best in the West

Living in the Buffaloes Community

Abundant opportunities in and out of the classroom provide rewarding experiences for students at West Texas A&M University.

Students at West Texas A&M University enjoy a university committed to personal attention, teaching excellence, and programs in and out of the classroom that are both engaging and challenging.

All undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of major, are encouraged to engage in meaningful research projects, and opportunities for academic growth also are available through the University’s Attebury Honors Program. Travel abroad experiences are encouraged, too. WTAMU students have traveled to Mexico, Turkey, China, England and more to experience different and unique cultures that enhance the learning experience.

Outside of the classroom, countless activities are available for students that help build friendships, foster community service interests and promote strong leadership skills. More than 125 academic, social or mutual interest organizations are available for students, or they can compete in heated intramural games at the University’s new Buffalo Sports Park, enjoy on-campus art exhibits, theater and musical performances, lectures and museum displays or simply don the school colors and cheer for the Buffs and Lady Buffs athletic teams. Whether it’s in the classroom or out in the community, students at WTAMU are involved and find rewarding experiences that prove valuable for a lifetime.