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 1,501 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 116 teachers has grown by 87% over five years.
Frank Phillips College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty116 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Frank Phillips College has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Frank Phillips College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,501 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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# Full-Time Students585 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students916 students3,460 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
228 students251 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
-
% Asian
-
5%
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% Hispanic
39%
47%
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% Black
4%
12%
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% White
49%
29%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.68
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College Completion Rate
23%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,490 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,700 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,490$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,700$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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).
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    Amarillo, TX 79109
    (806) 371-5000
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    Clarendon, TX 79226
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    Liberal, KS 67901
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    100.701,837
  • 2,902 students | 132.00 Mi417 Schepps Blvd
    Clovis, NM 88101
    (800) 769-1409
    132.002,902
  • 1,354 students | 135.30 Mi2801 N Main St
    Altus, OK 73521
    (580) 477-2000
    135.301,354
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,287 per year for in-state students and $6,528 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,663 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Texas is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.