Amarillo College

Amarillo College Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the standard college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Amarillo College diversity report below.

Amarillo College Student Population

9,739 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Amarillo College?

Amarillo College total enrollment is approximately 9,739 students.

Amarillo College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Amarillo College undergraduate population is made up of 62% women, and 38% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Amarillo College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 1,563
White 1,440
Black or African American 191
Asian 106
Multi-Ethnic 96
Unknown 49
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
International 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Amarillo College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,347 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2347 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  33.22 out of 100
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A lower overall diversity school means the student body is not very diverse when it comes to race/ethnicity, ages, genders, and locations.

How Does Amarillo College Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Amarillo College is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Amarillo College is ranked 1,200 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1200 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  68.36 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Amarillo College Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,266
Hispanic 4,190
Black or African American 499
Asian 324
Multi-Ethnic 248
Unknown 130
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9
International 0

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Amarillo College ranks 2,343 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2343 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  38.19 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 6,284 female students and 3,455 male students at Amarillo College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
37.51% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  89.09 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Amarillo College, 37.51% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,299
20-21 1,549
22-24 1,309
25-29 1,284
35 and over 1,164
30-34 759
Under 18 0

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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