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Clarendon College Overview

Clarendon College is a public institution located in Clarendon, Texas. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Clarendon College.

What Is Clarendon College Known For?

363 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Clarendon College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Clarendon 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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Clarendon College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Animal Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Agricultural Economics & Business Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Clarendon College?

Location of Clarendon College

Contact details for Clarendon College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1122 College Drive, Clarendon, TX 79226
Phone: 806-874-3571

Clarendon College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Clarendon College?

48% Take Out Loans
6.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Clarendon College, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $4,527 a year. That adds up to $18,108 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Clarendon College is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Clarendon College Undergraduate Student Diversity

575 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,689 undergraduate students at Clarendon College, with 575 being full-time and 1,114 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Clarendon College

Gender Diversity

Of the 575 full-time undergraduates at Clarendon College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Clarendon College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Clarendon College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Clarendon College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 46
Hispanic or Latino 122
White 290
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 97

Over 14 countries are represented at Clarendon College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Panama, and Italy.

Online Learning at Clarendon College

125 Took All Classes Online
886 Took At Least One Class Online
318.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 886 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Clarendon College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 93rd 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 Clarendon College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Clarendon College was 318.5%. This is the #190 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Clarendon College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Clarendon College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 35%
Liberal Arts General Studies 35%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Clarendon 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 Clarendon College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Political Science & Government #1
History #2
History #2
General English Literature #3
English Language & Literature #4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #5
Health & Physical Education #5
Social Sciences #8
General Psychology #9
Psychology #9
General Business/Commerce #13
Liberal Arts General Studies #17
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #17
Business, Management & Marketing #58

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%.

Clarendon College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 126 0 126
Cosmetology 0 0 65 65
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4 0 34 38
Precision Metal Working 0 0 36 36
Animal Science 0 27 0 27
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 6 20 26
Nursing 0 22 0 22
General Agriculture 0 12 0 12
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 11 11
General Biology 0 0 0 0
Accounting 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 193 166 363


*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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