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Amarillo College

Amarillo, TX 2-Year Public
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About Amarillo College

Amarillo College Overview

Amarillo College is a public, state school in the urban setting of Amarillo, Texas. Amarillo College was founded in 1929 and enrolls 7,183 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at Amarillo College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Amarillo College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Amarillo College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Amarillo College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Amarillo College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Amarillo College on the Student Life page.

2022 Amarillo College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
In-State Tuition $3,960
Out-of-State $5,880

Is Amarillo College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer look at what Amarillo College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Amarillo College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Amarillo College, around 70% come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Amarillo College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Amarillo College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Amarillo College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Amarillo College's endowment was $40 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Amarillo College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Amarillo College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $6,611 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Amarillo College.

Based on this information, is Amarillo College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Amarillo College a good school for you?

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Where is Amarillo College?

Amarillo College is located in the urban setting of Amarillo, Texas.

If you are interested in seeing Amarillo College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Amarillo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Rick Husband Amarillo International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Amarillo College and Amarillo are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 447 Amarillo, TX 79178-0001

Campus Setting: Urban

Amarillo College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Amarillo College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Amarillo College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Amarillo College ACT Scores

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Amarillo College SAT Scores

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Amarillo College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$6,952

In State

$8,872

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,960
$5,880
Fees
$1,260
$1,260
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$1,732
$1,732

Student Life

Wondering what life at Amarillo College is like? There are approximately 7,183 students enrolled at Amarillo College. 41% percent of students attend school full-time.

41%

Full Time

59%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,183

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,220

Out-of-State

$7,140

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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