Amarillo College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 35%

Amarillo College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,2593,7366,523

4,694 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,011 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Amarillo College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Amarillo College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Amarillo College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,128$2,664
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,016$2,016
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$132$196

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs437437
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services267267
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians186186
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields169169
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities166166
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services135135
Transportation and Materials Moving132132
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service115115
Precision Production5858
Public Administration and Social Service Professions5353
Personal and Culinary Services4444
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3232
Visual and Performing Arts2828
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2020
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1616
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1616
English Language and Literature & Letters1212
Legal Professions and Studies1111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies88
Mathematics and Statistics66
Social Sciences55
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Physical Sciences33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Construction Trades
Grand Total2,0842,084

A total of 2,084 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Amarillo College.

Graduation rate26%30%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementAmarillo College - Enriching the lives of our students and community by helping learners identify and achieve their educational goals.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff700
Instructional FTE272
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address2011 S. Washington
Amarillo, Texas, 79109
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population191,000