Amarillo College

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School Overview

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

www.actx.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 10,600

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

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

Engineering

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

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

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
Website:www.actx.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.actx.edu/enroll/
Address:2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, TX 79109
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,195
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,888 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,042
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,578
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:78%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,844

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Amarillo College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Amarillo College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Construction Trades1
Education3
Engineering2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields84
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs1315
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service34
Legal Professions and Studies12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians92
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Precision Production4
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts15
Grand total5861

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Amarillo College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education3
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Personal and Culinary Services21
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Grand total617

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,042
Out-of-state$4,578
Books and supplies$1,656

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid53078%
Grant or scholarship aid51475%$3,844
Student loan aid8813%$5,295

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,32143%$3,447
Federal student loans1,48415%$5,861

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment10,195
Undergraduate enrollment10,195
Graduate enrollment0

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 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
  • 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

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