Clarendon College, located in Clarendon, Texas, was founded in 1898 and was originally established by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and operated as a private institution. In 1927 the school was purchased by the Clarendon school board due to financial difficulties operating the school.
As a result the school was reopened as a two year institution when it had originally grown into a bachelor degree granting institution, having awarded its first such degrees its final year as a private school. The school serves the counties of Armstrong, Childress, Briscoe, Conley, Collingsworth, Gray, Wheeler and Hall.
Individuals wishing to study at Clarendon College may choose from a variety of programs that allow for transfer or career development. Academic transfer is accomplished by first completing a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a four year institution to complete one's bachelor degree.
Career programs provide education and training in a high demand field or industry, preparing the individual for entry into the workforce for the purposes of long term employment upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Clarendon College is an open enrollment institution that admits any individuals that are at least eighteen years old or have a high school diploma. Prospective students are asked to complete the application, pay all fees, submit transcripts and test scores if available, and take a placement exam prior to registration if deemed necessary.
Participation in orientation and meeting with a counselor is also encouraged for new students. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and is awarded based on need as determined by the applicant's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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-$1,400
- Out-of-State: $1,900-$2,246
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $100-$120 per unit
- Out-of-State: $160-$190 per 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$4,753|
|Receiving Student Loans||42%||$4,907|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Clarendon College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Texas, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Clarendon College||Donley County||Texas|
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 Clarendon 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
Communications and Journalism
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Clarendon College.
- Frank Phillips College in Borger, TX (55 miles away)
- Howard College in Big Spring, TX (192 miles away)
- Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf in Big Spring, TX (194 miles away)
- New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, NM (202 miles away)
- Cisco College in Cisco, TX (210 miles away)