Florida National University-Main Campus

4425 West. Jose Regueiro (20th) Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012
Tel: (305)821-3333
2,662 students
Private for-profit
Florida National College is a four-year, proprietary, urban commuter senior college offering the Bachelor Degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Services Administration, Legal Studies, and Nursing as well as associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs in the following fields: accounting, business, computer technology, criminal justice, dental technology, education, English as a Second Language, nursing, medical technology, paralegal, radiology, travel/tourism, and ultrasound.
School Highlights:
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Florida National University-Main Campus serves 2,662 students (73.59% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of -92%.
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Florida National University-Main Campus is one of 24 community colleges within Miami-Dade County, FL.
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The nearest community college is College of Business and Technology-Hialeah (1.29 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 259% over five years.
Florida National University-Main Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 97 staff
61 staff
Florida National University-Main Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,662 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 82:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 63% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,662 students 1,294 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
21:1
Florida National University-Main Campus Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,959 students
822 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 703 students
1,025 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Florida National University-Main Campus Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,937 students 795 students
# Graduate Students 22 students 23 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Hispanic
89%
7%
Florida National University-Main Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
12%
Florida National University-Main Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
2%
57%
Florida National University-Main Campus White (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
5%
2%
Florida National University-Main Campus Non Resident (2010-2013)
Florida National University-Main Campus 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. 0.18 0.53
Florida National University-Main Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,250 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,250 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,250 $5,694
Florida National University-Main Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,250 $10,252
Florida National University-Main Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Florida National University-Main Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Florida National College opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Mrs. María C. Regueiro and Mr. Omar Sánchez. It offered business, computer, dental, electronics (now discontinued), medical, paralegal, and travel programs. The institution soon became Florida International College and finally in September 1989, Florida National College. A second campus was initiated in Miami (Flagler Campus) on March 3, 1989; a third campus was opened in Miami (Bird Road Campus) on March 5, 1990. At the present time, FNC offers six Baccalaureate Degree Programs, twenty-one Associate Degree programs, ten Diploma Programs, and nine Certificate Programs. PHYSICAL FACILITIES Florida National College, Hialeah Campus, is located in the northwest area of Miami-Dade County. The campus occupies approximately 56,000 sq. ft. It includes a media center; dental, medical, language, X-ray, and computer Labs; reception area; cafeteria; child care facility, and administrative offices. There is adequate lighted parking, and the building is equipped with elevators—two of the three campuses are 20 located on second floors of shopping centers— and wide aisles for accessibility by physically challenged persons. The main campus occupies its own 4 story building. FNC student records are housed at this campus. Florida National College, South Campus, is located in the west area of Miami-Dade County. The campus occupies approximately 24,900 sq. ft. and it includes a media resource room, medical and computer Labs, student lounge, reception area, and administrative offices. The campus is situated in a large shopping mall with ample lighted parking and surrounding services. There is an elevator and wide aisles for accessibility by physically challenged persons. Florida National College, Training Center, is located in the northwest area of Miami-Dade County. The campus occupies approximately 5,600 sq. ft. and it includes computer and medical Labs, reception area, and an administrative office. There is lighted parking and the building is equipped with elevators and wide aisles for accessibility by physically challenged persons. LIBRARY/RESOURCE ROOM The Florida National College Library exists chiefly to support the curricula offered by FNC. Its responsibilities include assisting faculty and students in locating research materials, as well as instructing them in the effective use of library resources, which include multimedia resources and Internet access, full text online periodicals, and access to full text online books. Over 32,045 items in the library collection are housed at the Hialeah Campus Library and at the South Campus Resource Room. Internet access passwords to the full text online periodicals databases and online books are given out at orientations and Library research training seminars. The library website is available at www.fnc.edu (Click on Library) and includes access to the online catalog, a library research tutorial, links to local libraries, and the research databases. Library hours are scheduled to service day and evening students. A librarian or an assistant librarian is always available to assist students, faculty and staff in the use of the Hialeah Campus Library and South Campus Resource Room during scheduled hours Florida National College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Baccalaureate Degree Programs,Associate of Arts Degree Programs, and Associate of Science Degree Programs.

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