Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs

510 South Hunt Club Blvd.
Apopka, FL 32703
Tel: (800)342-7342
192 students
Private for-profit
Golf Academy of America is a 2-year golf college that will help improve your golf skills while preparing you for a rewarding and successful golf career. Golf Academy of America\'s Florida campus is located in Orlando, FL and provides the perfect environment for golfers and those who want to learn the business of golf. GAA has been in operation in Florida since 1986, with an expansion in 2006, providing students with a 3300 square-foot indoor training center and an additional 1300 square-foot classroom dedicated to golf instruction. This golf instructional complex has the most advanced video golf instruction software available for golf school students. Golf Academy of America-Orlando also has traditional classrooms, a computer lab, club repair shop, and a student lounge. In addition, a library and career placement services are housed in the Orlando golf college\'s comprehensive campus. Practice and playing opportunities are conducted at the many area golf facilities, contributing to an ideal setting for learning and student activities.
School Highlights
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs serves 192 students (94% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs is one of 14 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
The nearest community college is Centura Institute (4.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
College Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 8 staff
30 staff

Student Body

The student population of 192 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 68:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 426% over five years.
Total Enrollment 192 students 576 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
36:1
# Full-Time Students 180 students
468 students
# Part-Time Students 12 students
457 students
% White
1%
46%
% Unknown races
99%
8%
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. 1.00 0.70

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $16,664 is more than the state average of $15,020. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $16,664 $15,020
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66%
91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established over 30 years ago, and with more than 5,000 graduates, Golf Academy of America has grown to five campuses throughout the United States: California, Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. Students at Golf Academy of America in Orlando get weekly opportunities to play some of the region's best courses, including Timacuan, Red Tail, Heathrow, Eagle Dunes, West Orange to mention a few. Golf Academy of America provides students the opportunity to gain practical experience and networking skills through volunteering, participating, and observing in a number of annual golf events such as Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, Children's Miracle Network PGA Classic, PGA Merchandise Show, and other PGA and LPGA events.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Centura Institute
    Private for-profit
    47 students | 4.30 Mi6359 Edgewater Drive
    Orlando FL  32810
    (407)275-9696
    4.3047
  • 418 students | 4.40 Mi2600 Lake Lucien Drive Suite#240
    Maitland FL  32751
    (407)261-0319
    4.40418
  • 634 students | 5.70 Mi5421 Diplomat Circle
    Orlando FL  32810
    (407)628-5870
    5.70634
  • 242 students | 6.40 Mi7275 Estapona Circle
    Fern Park FL  32730
    (407)673-7406
    6.40242
  • Fortis College-Winter Park
    Private for-profit
    14 students | 7.30 Mi1573 W. Fairbanks Ave Suite #100
    Winter Park FL  32789
    (407)843-3984
    7.3014
Did You Know?
For Orange County, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,616 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Orange 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 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Orange County, FL is Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.