Amarillo College (AC)

Amarillo, TX

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Amarillo College

Amarillo College Student Essentials

Amarillo College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,778
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,242
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 10,224
Year Established: 1929

About AC

Students are flocking to Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas to get specialized career training and continuing education.

Through continuing education, students may pursue certifications and licensures in highly specialized industrial and professional careers. One may obtain certificates in such specific areas as Aviation Maintenance, Firefighting, Automotive Repair, Food Service Management and Paralegal Studies.

Other continuing education courses offer training for such fields as Certified Nursing Assistance, Insurance Coding, Phlebotomy, Air Conditioning Technology and Plumbing.

Continuing education also provides training and workshops for business professionals. These may be taken by an individual or a group and include everything from business grammar to telephone etiquette to resolving conflicts.

With more than 160 programs of study, Amarillo has various other study options including associate’s degrees in everything from Theatre Arts to Nursing, leading either to a four-year university transfer or to entering the workforce.

Student support includes career planning, academic advising, tutoring, adult-student support services and “Dr. Bob,” a division devoted to counseling and educating students in everything from stress-management to substance abuse.

Financial aid is available to eligible students through numerous sources including grants and loans and may be discussed with a financial aid counselor.

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AC Map & Location

Amarillo College
P.O. Box 447
Amarillo, TX 79178

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Getting Around AC


Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.


AC Students

Total Students 10,224

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 26%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 64%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 26%
African American 5%
Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 33%
Part-Time 67%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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