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 1,156
Graduate Enrollment 986
Total Enrollment 2,142
Number of COB Student Organizations and Boards 12
Number of Full-time Faculty Members 52
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 98%
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 3-months of Graduation 92%
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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

February 24   Career Expo Day 1
February 25   Career Expo Day 2
March 1   May Graduation Application Deadline
March 14   Spring Break
April 18   Enactus Regional Competition
April 29   University Honors Banquet
May 4   COB Student Symposium
May 14   Spring Graduation Ceremony
May 15 
 Enactus National Competition
 May 31   Memorial Day
June 6   First Day of Summer I Session
July 13   First Day of Summer II Session
August 19   Summer Graduation Ceremony
August 29   First Day of Fall Semester