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Amarillo College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Amarillo College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Amarillo College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Amarillo College was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Amarillo College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Amarillo College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Amarillo College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Amarillo College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Amarillo College, this rate is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Amarillo College is 47%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  47 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Amarillo College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Amarillo College has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Amarillo College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 9,854 undergraduates at Amarillo College with 3,236 being full-time and 6,618 being part-time.

Amarillo College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Amarillo College is 33.22 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  33.22 out of 100
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How Much Does Amarillo College Cost?

The overall average net price of Amarillo College is $5,711. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Amarillo College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,802 $5,502 $7,440 $9,152 $10,113

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Amarillo College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Amarillo College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $5,364 a year. That adds up to $21,456 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Amarillo College is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Amarillo College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Amarillo College make around $32,400 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 19% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Amarillo College

Amarillo College is a public institution situated in Amarillo, Texas. Amarillo is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Amarillo College

Contact details for Amarillo College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, TX 79109
Phone: 806-371-5000

Amarillo College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Amarillo College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Amarillo College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 4,962 students took at least one online class at Amarillo College. This is an increase from the 4,694 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,962 2,526
2016-2017 4,694 2,011
2015-2016 3,307 1,199
2014-2015 3,487 1,293
2013-2014 4,184 1,216

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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