Wentworth Military Academy

Wentworth Military Academy

Wentworth Military Academy, WMA, is a junior military college in Lexington, Missouri that was established in 1880. The junior college was established in 1923. Situated on a 137 acre campus, the college offers associate degrees in the fields of science, arts, business.

Students of WMA participate in athletic activities at the club, intramural and university levels. The college is affiliated with the Missouri State High School Activities Association, and is a member of the Mid-State Conference. It sponsors teams in baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, track, soccer, softball, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading, cross country, and football. The nickname of the athletic teams is the dragons. The college also has a program which enables its students to receive an US Army commission as a Second Lieutenant after graduation. Students who require financial aid can opt for grants, scholarships, and loans.

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Contacting Wentworth Military Academy

Wentworth Military Academy
1880 Washington Avenue
Lexington , MO 64067

Wentworth Military Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts80liberal arts and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Wentworth Military Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree801

Wentworth Military Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wentworth Military Academy had a total enrollment of 1,139 students (610 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 27%
18-19 20%
20-21 16%
22-24 17%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 2%
50-64 0%
65+ 0%

Wentworth Military Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 90 %
Part-Time 95 %

Wentworth Military Academy Room and Board (2007)

Wentworth Military Academy offers campus housing for 305 of its 610 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Lexington, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Wentworth Military Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 18,100
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,100
Room and board $ 6,050
Room charge $ 3,050
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 4,830

Financial Aid:
Wentworth Military Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 252200)

Wentworth Military Academy Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year11$34,6426$32,154
All faculty totalacademic year11$34,6426$32,154

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Wentworth Military Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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Wentworth Military Academy Highlights

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What Sets Wentworth Military Academy Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (army)

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