Amarillo College: Review & Facts

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Amarillo College is a large two-year, public school with 11,530 students enrolled. This college is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Amarillo, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
86
Amarillo College will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Amarillo College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 86 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Business, Management, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
The rate of student retention at Amarillo College is low at 57% (below Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Amarillo College is very low - 21%. Nearly 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at AC is reasonable - 22:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,300
Average tuition costs are extremely low - about $2,500 a year. The additional fees at AC (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,800; this makes it a total of $4,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Amarillo College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Amarillo College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (806) 371-5000 or check Amarillo College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,000
Amarillo College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at AC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A-
Amarillo College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $2,000 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Amarillo College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Amarillo College Location and Maps



Post Address: Amarillo College, 2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109, USA
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