US News & World Report Lists WT as One of the Best Universities in the West – The Amarillo Pioneer
West Texas A&M University is one of the best regional universities and public schools in the West, according to a new ranking from US News & World Report.
The magazine just came out List of Best Colleges 2022-23 places WT at No. 26 in the list of Best Public Universities in the West and at n°57 in full List of regional universities (West).
WT also ranked among Most advantageous schools, Top Performers on Social Mobility, Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program and Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.
“Recognition by US News & World Report as a top college is a source of pride for West Texas A&M University,” said Dr. Neil Terry, executive vice president and provost. “External recognition reinforces the quality of academic programs and the dedication to student support provided by WT faculty and staff across all campus programs.”
With more than 15 measures of academic quality, the web version of US News 2022-2023 Best Colleges provides data-driven information and guidance to help prospective students and their families understand their higher education options. US News will also publish most rankings with robust datasets in the Best Colleges 2023 guide, which will start shipping at the end of October.
US News’ Institutional Directory contains each school’s ranking data and key features regarding majors, campus life, attendance costs, and more. Users can filter schools by academic and non-academic characteristics selected according to their priorities. Only academic data from US News surveys and trusted third-party sources are used to calculate each ranking factor.
Earlier this year, US News ranked WT’s online undergraduate program first in Texas and 24th in the nation. It also awarded Best Program status to a total of eight programs: general undergraduate, undergraduate business, specialized graduate business, MBA programs, and graduate programs in computer information technology, education, engineering. and nursing.
WT’s commitment to being a learner-centred university is a key part of the university’s long-term plan, WT 125: From begging to the world.
This plan is fueled by the historic amount of $125 million one west huge fundraising campaign. To date, the five-year campaign — which launched publicly in September 2022 — has raised more than $110 million.