Frank Phillips College

  • 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 1,348 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Frank Phillips College is the only community colleges within Hutchinson County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Frank Phillips College is Amarillo College (40.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Frank Phillips College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Frank Phillips College(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty61 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Frank Phillips College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Frank Phillips College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,348 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:135:1
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# Full-Time Students568 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students780 students2,866 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
208252
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
37%
37%
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% Black
3%
13%
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% White
56%
39%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.69
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College Completion Rate
23%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,490 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,700 is less than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,490$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,700$6,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,015
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Source: 2016 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Frank Phillips College is Amarillo College (40.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,336 students | 40.60 Mi2011 S. Washington
    Amarillo TX  79109
    (806)371-5000
    40.6010,336
  • 1,394 students | 56.80 Mi1122 College Drive
    Clarendon TX  79226
    (806)874-3571
    56.801,394
  • 1,925 students | 100.40 Mi1801 N. Kansas Ave.
    Liberal KS  67901
    (620)417-1000
    100.401,925
  • 3,745 students | 131.90 Mi417 Schepps Blvd
    Clovis NM  88101
    (575)769-2811
    131.903,745
  • 1,460 students | 135.40 Mi2801 N Main St
    Altus OK  73521
    (580)477-2000
    135.401,460
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