West Texas A&M University

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College of Business


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Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Department of Computer Information and Decision Management

Department of Management, Marketing and General Business

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College Profile

Undergraduate Enrollment 1,340
Graduate Enrollment 1,510
Total Enrollment 2,850
Number of COB Student Organizations 15
Number of Full-time Faculty Members 65
Number of Part-time Faculty Members 8
FTE Full-time Graduate Faculty Members 100%
FTE Faculty with Terminal Degrees 81%
FTE Graduate Faculty with Terminal Degrees 97%
Number of Baccalaureate Program Concentrations 13
Number of Graduate Program Concentrations 8
Hispanic Student Representation 25%
African-American Student Representation 8%
International Student Representation 4%
Freshman Retention Rate (Fall to Fall) 74%
Five-year Sophomore Graduation Rate 87%
Conferred Undergraduate Degrees (2017) 226
Conferred Graduate Degrees (2017) 314
Graduates Placed within 3-months of Graduation 90%
Graduate Placed within 6-month of Graduation 94%

The Paul and Virginia Engler 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 Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  


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Important College DATES

April 1    Fall Registration Opens
April 4     COB Faculty & Staff Awards
April 5    Transfer Student Orientation
April 30    COB Student Symposium
May 1    Last Class Day of Spring
May 2    Spring Faculty Address 
May 11    Spring Graduation at 2 p.m.
May 17    Transfer Student Orientation
May 27    Memorial Day
June 3    Summer I First Class Day
July 10    Summer II First Class Day
August 16    Summer Graduation
August 27    Summer Graduation