Amarillo College

2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, TX

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Amarillo College in West Texas has something for everyone, no matter what type of student you might be. With affordable tuition, a sleuth of student resources and six campuses across three Texas Counties; any student within the area would be hard-pressed to ignore all the benefits.

AC offers prospective students over 140 degrees and certificates combined. AC also provides weekend classes, distance learning for both working students, and students wishing to continue their education. Amarillo College is well known for its Career and Technical certifications and programs, with specialized training in fields such as; Aerospace manufacturing, aviation maintenance, and Machining technology, just to name a few.

There are currently over 11,000 students enrolled at AC, however, this spans across several campuses. Tuition costs are very affordable at AC, with in-state students paying just under $1000 per year. Out of state students can expect to pay over $2000 per year. Financial aid is available for students in need, along with many scholarship options and other loan types.

Students looking to get social both on campus and off will enjoy the many clubs and student activities offered throughout AC. Around town students can enjoy special events that include block parties and a city fair during the fall. In the spring and summer, many will enjoy the two amusement parks close by.

Amarillo College provides for every kind of student, no matter if you want to attend full-time, part-time, online or upgrade special skills. For more information about Amarillo College, please visit their website.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
    • Out-of-State: $2,600-$3,110
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $84-$100 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $190-$230 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid75%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$4,499
Receiving Student Loans18%$5,354
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Amarillo College may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Amarillo College, versus those community colleges in Texas, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Amarillo CollegePotter CountyTexas
Graduation Rate15.3%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate11.2%-20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1970)
  • Music Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1966)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1995)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1986)
  • Radiation Therapist Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1983)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Amarillo College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
75%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
19:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
36

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,447