Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater

Sweetwater, TX

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Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater Student Essentials

Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.westtexas.tstc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $5,148
Out-of-State Tuition: $10,800
Retention Rate: 46%
Enrollment: 1,522
Year Established: 1970

About Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater

Career-focused academics and workforce development programs are the specialty of the West Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater, Texas, one of Texas’s leaders in producing highly skilled workers to contribute to the state’s economic and industrial development.

The college’s academics prepare students for entry-level positions in some of Texas’ in-demand fields, like:

  • Agricultural and Environmental Science Technology
  • Food Service Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Digital Arts

Once you successfully complete a program, the school will provide you with the placement assistance that will help you land a job. Whether you need help preparing a resume or cover letter, dining etiquette tips and professionalism techniques that will impress your employer, the college has the resources for you.

To ensure that its students enjoy their college life, the school’s Student Activities Department coordinates many fun campus and community activities, like camping trips, open mic nights, seasonal cookouts and talent shows throughout the year.

Tuition differs by program, with academic programs costing less than technical programs. To supports Texas students, the school offers reduced-rate tuition to state residents.

Those who file a FAFSA and demonstrate need will be considered for TSTC financial aid through federal Pell grants, Texas state programs and direct student loans.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

50% of students gave Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

I am a current student here at the Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater, Texas. I love the place the teachers are great faculty is amazing and the student advisors are a great help when it comes to finances and anything else you might have questions. Do not be afraid to ask about anything at all this is a great college to attend.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

What I enjoy most about my college is the staff members. They are for you and do what they can to see you succeed. I was pleasantly surprised how helpful and courteous they were when I first set out on this adventure. I would definitely recommend this college to others.


Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater Location

Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater
300 Homer K. Taylor Drive
Sweetwater, TX 79556


Getting Around Texas State Technical College, West Texas Sweetwater

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Sweetwater, TX

Winter
Dec
57
30
Jan
56
29
Feb
60
33
Spring
Mar
68
39
Apr
78
48
May
85
58
Summer
Jun
90
66
Jul
94
69
Aug
93
69
Fall
Sep
86
62
Oct
77
51
Nov
66
40

Students

Total Students 1,522

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 19%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 68%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 19%
African American 4%
Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 21%
Part-Time 79%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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