General Information About Wharton County Junior College
Wharton County Junior College is a public, two-year, comprehensive community college offering a wide range of postsecondary educational programs and services including associate degrees, certificates, continuing-education courses, cultural affairs, and leisure-time activities for the benefit of the community and a population of students that varies in age, background, and ability. The college affords opportunities for individual growth and expression and promotes the development of the total person through scholarly and creative activity and the application of knowledge for the good of society. Its curricular and co-curricular activities lay a foundation for lifelong learning and involved citizenship and encourage the pursuit of knowledge, innovation, experimentation, and excellence in human endeavor. It prepares students for entry-level positions, for advancement in various occupations and professions, for a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences, and for transfer to baccalaureate- granting institutions.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- 2-4 years certificate
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $1,536 Room & Board Charge $2,800 Books & Supplies Cost $925 Dorm Capacity 159
Total Financial Aid Amounts Issued Pell Grants $2,902,691 Other Federal Grants $253,671 Scholarships & Fellowships $3,850,435 Discount Applied to Tuition/Fee $1,242,548 Average Grant Dollars Issued $0 Avg. Scholarship and Fellowships $1,925,218
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 8,991 Native American 28 Asian 609 African American 918 Hispanic 2,213 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,068 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0