Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
Tel: (772)462-4772
17,665 students
Public institution
Indian River Community College is an equal access/affirmative action educational institution.
School Highlights
Indian River State College serves 17,665 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Indian River State College is the only community colleges within Saint Lucie County, FL.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-West Palm Beach (48.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 425 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
College Indian River State College (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 425 staff 34 staff

Student Body

The student population of 17,665 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 17,665 students 634 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 42:1 36:1
# Full-Time Students 5,950 students 468 students
# Part-Time Students 11,715 students 457 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.56 0.69

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,764 is less than the state average of $13,466. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,201 is less than the state average of $13,466. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,764 $13,466
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,201 $13,466
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76% 91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • IRCC provides professional career counseling, interest surveys, and evaluation of talents and abilities through the Career Center on Main Campus. The Center is equipped with an extensive library to inform the community of various occupations and schools. Also, various computer programs are available through the Center to assist in searches for career information, scholarships, and national college information, as well as assistance in job-search skills. The Career Center services at Indian River Community College are designed to educate and assist students in effectively developing, evaluating, and implementing their career plans. In today\\\\\\\'s highly competitive environment, having a well trained, motivated workforce is not only desirable, it is essential to a company\\\\\\\'s success. This requires businesses to seek out the best educational programs which will focus on and meet this challenge. The Corporate & Community Training Institute (CCTI) at Indian River Community College offers educational & training services to meet community & business needs. We are committed to providing high quality training & employee enhancement programs to individuals, corporations, small businesses & governmental agencies in a professional & timely manner.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,280 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,179 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.