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 grown by 8% 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
Frank Phillips College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Frank Phillips College has grown by 13% 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 grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,348 students3,921 students
Frank Phillips College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:135:1
Frank Phillips College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students568 students1,055 students
Frank Phillips College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students780 students2,866 students
Frank Phillips College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Frank Phillips College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Frank Phillips College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Frank Phillips College Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
Frank Phillips College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Frank Phillips College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Frank Phillips College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Frank Phillips College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Frank Phillips College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.69
Frank Phillips College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Frank Phillips College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$33,800
Frank Phillips College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Frank Phillips College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,700$6,207
Frank Phillips College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%83%
Frank Phillips College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,500$9,500
Frank Phillips College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,015
Frank Phillips College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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
  • 1,394 students | 56.80 Mi1122 College Drive
    Clarendon TX  79226
  • 1,925 students | 100.40 Mi1801 N. Kansas Ave.
    Liberal KS  67901
  • 3,745 students | 131.90 Mi417 Schepps Blvd
    Clovis NM  88101
  • 1,460 students | 135.40 Mi2801 N Main St
    Altus OK  73521
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $6,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.