West Texas A&M University

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College of Business

College of Business

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Academic Departments


Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Department of Computer Information and Decision Management

Department of Management, Marketing and General Business

Dean's Office
Dr. Neil Terry, dean (nterry@wtamu.edu)
Dr. Amjad Abdullat, associate dean (aabdullat@wtamu.edu)
Dr. LaVelle Mills, associate dean (

College Profile

Undergraduate Enrollment 1,245
Graduate Enrollment 1,377
Total Enrollment 2,622
Number of COB Student Organizations and Boards 15
Number of Full-time Faculty Members 56
Number of Part-time Faculty Members 8
FTE Full-time Graduate Faculty Members 100% 
FTE Faculty with Terminal Degrees 78%
FTE Graduate Faculty with Terminal Degrees 96%
Number of Baccalaureate Program Concentrations 13
Number of Graduate Program Concentrations 7
Hispanic Student Representation 25%
African-American Student Representation 5%
International Student Representation 7%
Freshman Retention Rate (Fall to Fall) 76%
Five-year Sophomore Graduation Rate  87%
Conferred Undergraduate Degrees (2015) 200
Conferred Graduate Degrees (2015) 173
Graduates Employed within 3-months of Graduation 86%
Graduates Gainfully Placed within 6-months of Graduation 95%
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The College of Business is committed to teaching excellence in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Faculty members are student oriented yet maintain high standards for classroom performance, preparing students for intelligent, active and productive participation in business and community life.  West Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  

Dr. Neil Terry

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Important College DATES

July 4   Independence Day - No Classes
July 12   First Day of Summer II
August 16   Summer II Last Class Day
August 28   First Day of Fall Semester
September 4   Labor Day - No Classes
September 15
  President Wendler Inauguration
  September 21   Old Main Dinner
October 13   Midterm Exams Start
October 14   Homecoming
October 31   Last Day to Drop or Withdraw
November 23   Thanksgiving - No Classes
December 16   Fall Graduation
February 25   AACSB Peer Review Team Visit