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West Texas A&M University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Canyon, TX

Location and Setting


Canyon Population
13,857
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
128 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.6 average low in January, 90 average high in September
Rain
70 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Canyon
Nearest Train Station

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
72%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Buffalo
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Equestrian Sports x x    
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports x x
Football    
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports    
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
bowling
Men's Club Sports
bowling, equestrian sports

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, residence hall association, wesley, student government, sage, baptist student ministries
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
ROTC
 

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