Eastern Florida State College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
Tel: (321)632-1111
15,931 students
Public institution
Brevard Community College is committed to engaging our diverse population in quality, accessible learning opportunities which successfully meet individual and community needs.
School Highlights
Eastern Florida State College serves 15,931 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Eastern Florida State College is one of 2 community colleges within Brevard County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Melbourne (18.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 364 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College Eastern Florida State College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 364 staff
62 staff
Eastern Florida State College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 15,931 has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 15,931 students 1,371 students
Eastern Florida State College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
Eastern Florida State College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 5,650 students
779 students
Eastern Florida State College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 10,281 students
1,083 students
Eastern Florida State College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Eastern Florida State College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Eastern Florida State College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Eastern Florida State College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Eastern Florida State College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Eastern Florida State College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Eastern Florida State College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Eastern Florida State College Unknown (2009-2014)
% Non Resident races
Eastern Florida State College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Eastern Florida State College 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. 0.45 0.70
Eastern Florida State College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,496 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,739 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,496 $5,664
Eastern Florida State College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,739 $10,360
Eastern Florida State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
Eastern Florida State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Situated on Florida\'s Space Coast, BCC has four integrated campuses – in Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay and Titusville – an aerospace program at the Kennedy Space Center and a Virtual campus. BCC\'s diverse 25,000+ student body is made up of high school graduates, business professionals, retirees and everyday people who are university-bound, seeking new career paths or simply following a love of learning. Brevard Community College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs designed to help you transfer to a four-year college or go directly into the workforce. Also, we offer many non-credit courses for students who simply wish to upgrade their skills. BCC serves almost half of the county\'s residents with educational programs and cultural, sporting, and entertainment events. BCC has a rich athletic tradition, with nine National Junior College Athletic Association titles, 25 conference championships, and 21 Florida Community College Athletics Association titles. BCC is a member of the Suncoast Conference of the FCCAA. BCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located on the Cocoa Campus are three of the world\'s most technologically advanced facilities: The Astronaut Memorial Planetarium, the BCC/UCF Joint Use Library, and the Florida Solar Energy Center. Together these facilities comprise the main components of the Florida Circle of Science and Technology.

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  • Full Sail University
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,857 per year for in-state students and $10,026 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,178 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Florida is Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.