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  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    A+
  6. Location
    A-
Amarillo is an above-average public college located in Amarillo, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,236 undergraduate students. The Amarillo acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Nursing. Graduating 36% of students, Amarillo alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,000.

Amarillo College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$5,670/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,421/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.53 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.46 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.45 responses
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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
15
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
13
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    25%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    26%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,236Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,618
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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I enjoyed the way Amarillo College approached the Coronavirus crisis with continuation of classes. My professors were all very accommodating and helpful, however we as students still learned everything that we needed to so that we could be prepared for future classes and university. Student life also remained active in the lives of the students which was very helpful in ways that still maintained social distancing rules. School officials also tried to update students as much as possible with any new information that became available; I would however reccomend that in future events like this Amarillo College provides information a little quicker and accurately to all students so that information is distributed consistently and some people are not calling to speak to individuals in the hopes of getting information about financial aid, books, or future classes from people that cannot be reached because they are outside of their office.
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Amarillo College is 100% there for YOU! They have many fun things for all students to be a part of like Yoga on Tuesdays or movies on Fridays. They supply heath groups too, for example they have a Stress Management "course" to visit during lunch to help better yourself and your success. They are so helpful and all professors want to see you succeed! I wish they had more 4 year options so I didn't have to transfer as well as dorms or apartments.
Great college! Amazing staff that really want to help you in succeeding your goals! I love the teachers so much they really helped me through some of the toughest classes offered on campus. They however did loose one star due to the communication in the financial aid department side. The scholarship process is easy and got awarded fast though!