Frank Phillips College

1301 W. Roosevelt St., Borger
TX, 79008-5118
Tel: (806)457-4200
1,192 students
Public institution

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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 1,192 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Frank Phillips College is the only community colleges within Hutchinson County, TX.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Frank Phillips 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 1,192 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,192 students
1,287 students
Frank Phillips College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
547 students
832 students
Frank Phillips College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 645 students
1,021 students
Frank Phillips College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Frank Phillips College sch enrollment Frank Phillips College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Frank Phillips College Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
26%
7%
Frank Phillips College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Frank Phillips College Black (2006-2012)
% White
66%
66%
Frank Phillips College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Frank Phillips College sch ethnicity Frank Phillips 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. 0.49 0.45
Frank Phillips College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,250 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,460 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,250 $5,940
Frank Phillips College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,460 $10,072
Frank Phillips College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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