Amarillo College

Amarillo, TX 79109

Amarillo College is one of the 60 public 2-year colleges in Texas. Its campus is medium in size and located in Amarillo. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 26% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Amarillo College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,128, and fees were $2,040. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $2,664 and $2,040 respectively.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 12 137
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 2
Certificate 0 3

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1933 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
04/01/1971 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$89
In State Students$132
Out of State Students$196
Graduate courses
In District Students--
In State Students--
Out of State Students--

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,005 $5,940 $8,820
ADN 70 $6,230 $9,240 $13,720
BSN 125 $11,125 $16,500 $24,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of Amarillo College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 61% $4,297
Other Federal Grant 1% $800
State Grant & Scholarships 10% $2,338
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 14% $1,567
Federal Student Loans 14% $5,611
Private Loans -- $5,500


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,960
$30,001 to $48,000$3,926
$48,001 to $75,000$5,376
$75,001 to $110,000$7,436
Over $110,000$7,898

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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ACE Scholarship Program

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FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code.  Applicants for ...

McKesson Scholarships

This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and ...

Benjamin Gimp Raffkind Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, who exhibits community service and leadership and will attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M ...

Love Your Neighbor Scholarship

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

Amarillo College
2011 S. Washington
Amarillo, TX 79109

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