Clarendon College

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1,245 students
Public institution

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Clarendon College is the oldest institution of higher education in the Texas Panhandle, having been established in 1898 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The College was successfully administrated by the church through the first quarter of the 20th century.
School Highlights:
Clarendon College serves 1,245 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Clarendon College is the only community colleges within Donley County, TX.
The nearest community college is Amarillo College (56.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Clarendon College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,245 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,245 students
1,303 students
Clarendon College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
574 students
836 students
Clarendon College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 671 students
1,046 students
Clarendon College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Clarendon College sch enrollment Clarendon College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Clarendon College Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
20%
7%
Clarendon College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
Clarendon College Black (2006-2012)
% White
74%
67%
Clarendon College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Clarendon College sch ethnicity Clarendon College sta ethnicity
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. 0.41 0.45
Clarendon College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,736 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,480 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,736 $5,940
Clarendon College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,480 $10,072
Clarendon College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Clarendon Independent School Board purchased the college property and Clarendon College was re-established in 1927 as a non-sectarian junior college. The College was recognized by the Texas Education Agency and the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities in 1927. Clarendon College now operates from a beautiful 82-acre campus on the west edge of Clarendon. Eight counties comprise the College's service area. It is maintained, in part, by property taxes in the Clarendon College District (Donley County). The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and schools and is one of 50 state-supported community colleges in the Texas system.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,150 per year for in-state students and $7,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,222 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 76%. 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.