Amarillo College

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General Information

Admission Office

Box 447

Amarillo, TX 79178

(806) 371-5030

Fax: (806) 371-5066

Contact: Diane Brice

Registrar and Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 447

Amarillo, TX 79178

(806) 371-5000

Total undergrads: 10,600


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Design/Visual Communications A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Finance/Banking A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services A
Real Estate A,C
Tourism/Travel Services A
Travel/Tourism Management C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A
Broadcast Journalism A
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Construction Trades

Power/Electric Transmission A,C


Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A


Computer Engineering – General A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Surgical Technology A,C

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Amarillo College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (806) 371-5000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, TX 79109
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,739
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,753 (49% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,168
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,704
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 72%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,350

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Amarillo College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Amarillo College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Construction Trades 1
Education 3
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 84
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 1616
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 34
Legal Professions and Studies 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 93
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 42
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Grand total 6166

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Amarillo College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,168
Out-of-state $4,704
Books and supplies $1,732

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 697 72%
Grant or scholarship aid 671 70% $4,350
Student loan aid 86 9% $5,657

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,293 44% $3,770
Federal student loans 1,407 14% $6,520

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Amarillo College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Amarillo College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Amarillo College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,739
Undergraduate enrollment 9,739
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Amarillo College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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