Communication Program at WT Ranks No. 12

March 26, 2020

CONTACT: Dr. Trudy Hanson, 806-651-2800,

COPY BY: Brittany Castillo, 806-651-2682,


OnlineU Ranks WT as Top Choice for Online Communication Degree

CANYON, Texas—The communication program at West Texas A&M University ranks favorably at the No. 12 spot on the list of the 2020 Most Affordable Colleges by OnlineU. Most Affordable Online Colleges 2020

OnlineU is an online source that provides rankings based on factors including affordability, accessibility and quality to help future students find the best match. Institutions considered are regionally accredited and offer at least one fully online degree. Out-of-state tuitions were considered for the ranking.

The ranked undergraduate communication program at WT has two tracks – Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in communication studies for strategic communication. Accessible online, a communication degree proves a supportive credential for any industry that relies on information sharing and storytelling.

Online degrees present an opportunity for career advancement and increased financial stability, but if not pursued carefully, they can also result in unwanted debt. Choosing an affordable program that is flexible with lifestyle can make a difference in the career of a communication professional. Under $10,000, WT offers endless opportunities afforded to those unbound by debt. The complete list is posted by OnlineU here.

To learn about the Department of Communication at WT, visit here for videos and more. Contact Trudy Hanson, department head, at for more information.