Amarillo College Overview
Located in Amarillo, Texas, Amarillo College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Amarillo College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Amarillo College is the associate's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 47% of the faculty were full-time.
Amarillo College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Amarillo College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Amarillo College.
Where Is Amarillo College?
Contact details for Amarillo College are given below.
|Address:||2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, TX 79109|
How Do I Get Into Amarillo College?
You can apply to Amarillo College online at: https://www.actx.edu/enroll/
Can I Afford Amarillo College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Amarillo College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $5,364 a year. That adds up to $21,456 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Amarillo College is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Amarillo College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,466 full-time undergraduates at Amarillo College, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Amarillo College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||191|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,563|
Online Learning at Amarillo College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Amarillo College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 23rd most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Amarillo College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Amarillo College was 23.1%. This is the #819 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Amarillo College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Amarillo College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||12%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||5%|
|Communications Technologies & Support||14%|
|General Social Sciences||73%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||32%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||49%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||49%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||30%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Amarillo College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Amarillo College.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Amarillo College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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