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Wharton County Junior College

911 Boling Hwy 
Wharton TX 77488 

(979) 532-4560


Wharton County Junior College

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Wharton County Junior College
Sugar Land campus

Wharton County Junior College (abbreviated as WCJC) is a two-year college based in Wharton, Texas which is home to its main campus. The college also has campuses in Richmond, Sugar Land, and Bay City.[1] WCJC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)[2][3] and is currently undergoing reaffirmation.[4]

WCJC is a comprehensive community college offering a wide range of postsecondary educational programs and services including associate degrees, certificates, continuing-education courses. WCJC prepares students for a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences in order for students transferring to baccalaureate degree-granting institutions.

The idea of starting Wharton County Junior College started in 1944 with the first session of classes beginning in 1946 with approximately 200 students.[5] In the fall 2007 semester, the college had a total enrollment of 5,892 students.[6]

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