Central Florida Institute

30522 US Hwy 19 N Ste 300
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
Tel: (727)784-0003
287 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Central Florida Institute serves 287 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the community college average of 38:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Central Florida Institute is one of 6 community colleges within Pinellas County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Largo (9.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 67% over five years.
College Central Florida Institute Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 28 staff
61 staff
Central Florida Institute Total Faculty (2009-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 9 7

Student Body

The student population of 287 has declined by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 287 students 1,296 students
Central Florida Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
Central Florida Institute Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 287 students
814 students
Central Florida Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Central Florida Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Central Florida Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Central Florida Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
Central Florida Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Central Florida Institute More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Central Florida Institute Unknown (2006-2013)
Central Florida Institute Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.52 0.68
Central Florida Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72%
Central Florida Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest University-Largo
    Private for-profit
    507 students | 9.60 Mi1199 East Bay Drive
    Largo, FL 33770
  • 576 students | 9.70 Mi2127 Grand Blvd
    Holiday, FL 34690
  • 31,820 students | 10.30 Mi6021 142nd Ave N
    Clearwater, FL 33760
  • Fortis College-Largo
    Private for-profit
    230 students | 10.80 Mi6565 Ulmerton Road
    Largo, FL 33771
  • 1,478 students | 12.40 Mi5104 Eisenhower Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33634
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Did You Know?
Pinellas County, FL community colleges have a 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. of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pinellas County, FL is Fortis College-Largo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.