Wichita Falls Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Wichita Falls

Midwestern State University
Four or more years; Public; $7,166 average out-state tuition; $5,216 average in-state tuition
American Commercial College-Wichita Falls
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Wichita Falls Area Scholarships

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Residence Hall Grant - Wayland Baptist University

Wayland Baptist University

$1,000 Varies See Details

Residence Hall Grant - Wayland Baptist University

Wayland Baptist University




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Wichita Falls (/ˈwɪtʃɪtɑː/ WITCH-i-taw) is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. It is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay, and Wichita Counties. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 104,553, making it the 35th-most populous city in Texas. In addition, its central business district is 5 miles (8 km) from Sheppard Air Force Base, which is home to the Air Force's largest technical training wing and the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, the world's only multinationally staffed and managed flying training program chartered to produce combat pilots for both USAF and NATO.

The city is home to the Newby-McMahon Building (otherwise known as the "world's littlest skyscraper"), constructed downtown in 1919 and featured in Robert Ripley's Ripley's Believe It or Not!.

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