Frank Phillips College

1301 W. Roosevelt St.
Borger, TX 79008
Tel: (806)457-4200
1,139 students
Public institution
Frank Phillips College is a comprehensive community college. The mission of this institution is to provide quality educational programs to the residents of its service area, the ten northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle. The Board of Regents, administration, faculty and staff are united in their commitment to the accomplishment of this mission.
School Highlights:
Frank Phillips College serves 1,139 students (43.90% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Frank Phillips College is the only community colleges within Hutchinson County, TX.
The nearest community college is Amarillo College (40.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College Frank Phillips College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 51 staff
61 staff
Frank Phillips College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,139 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,139 students 1,296 students
Frank Phillips College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Frank Phillips College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 500 students
810 students
Frank Phillips College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 639 students
1,036 students
Frank Phillips College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Frank Phillips College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Frank Phillips College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Frank Phillips College Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
Frank Phillips College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Frank Phillips College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Frank Phillips College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Frank Phillips College Unknown (2009-2013)
Frank Phillips College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.49 0.53
Frank Phillips College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,490 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,700 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,490 $5,694
Frank Phillips College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,700 $10,252
Frank Phillips College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 208 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Frank Phillips College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Frank Phillips College serves over 3,000 students each semester, 1,500 transfer degree-seeking students and approximately 1,500 applied science, workforce and certificate students. FPC provides a diverse cultural background for students attending college, with students typically representing 15-17 countries and 34-39 states annually. The curricula offerings at FPC range literally from 'a to z' with programs of study from agriculture to zoology coupled with numerous technical and occupational programs.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,020 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Texas is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.