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Frank Phillips College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 10,080
  • In-District:*
  • 7.0%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 9.0%
  • Full-time:**
  • 41.6%
  • Female:
  • 20.9%
  • Male:
  • 79.1%
  • Anglo:
  • 63.1%
  • Hispanic:
  • 31.9%
  • African American:
  • 2.3%
  • Asian:
  • 0.5%
  • Native American:
  • 1.7%
  • International:
  • 0.2%
  • Other:
  • 0.4%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Herbert J. Swender, Sr., President
P.O. Box 5118
Borger, Texas 79008-5118
(806) 457-4200

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $91.31

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $100.31

Program Description

Frank Phillips College (FPC) offers both university transfer and career programs.

University Transfer: FPC offers courses that lead to associate degrees and provide the first two years of courses leading to a four-year degree in liberal arts, mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences, education, engineering, health sciences and other academic areas.

Career Programs: FPC offers courses leading to careers in welding, licensed vocational nursing, computer forensics, CISCO networking, cosmetology and other careers. FPC career-related programs include:

  • licensed vocational nursing (LVN)FPC offers a 12-month LVN program that can lead directly to job placement in the health field or to transfer into the registered nursing program at Amarillo College, with whom FPC has an articulation agreement.
  • welding – students who complete the program receive a certificate of completion and are generally qualified in several levels of welding proficiency.
  • industrial manufacturing technology – students can pursue Associate of Applied Science degrees or certificates in industrial instrumentation technology, industrial electrical technology, machinery maintenance, machinist technology, chemical technology or process technology. Completion of any of these programs prepares the student to work in a variety of industries including petroleum, manufacturing and machinery.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 125
  • Associates:
  • 60
  • Certificates:
  • 65

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas four-year institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only2430.4%8989.9%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)2936.7%11.0%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)2227.8%11.0%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)22.5%33.0%
Not Found22.5%55.1%
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