Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach

3268 Waccamaw Blvd., Myrtle Beach,
SC, 29579
Tel: 8432360481
330 students
Private, for profit
Golf Academy of America in San Diego is a two-year accredited golf college offering an associate’s degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management.  The program has a combined curriculum of golf instruction, golf course management, and golf business courses with two areas of emphasis: Golf Professional and General Golf Management.  Students may choose to have a dual emphasis or choose to specialize in one area only. Golf Academy of America has over 45 full-time PGA professionals, plus business professionals and educators, all contributing to its superior reputation for a golf career education.
School Highlights:
Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach serves 330 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach is one of 2 community colleges within Horry County, SC.
The nearest community college is Horry-Georgetown Technical College (12.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 330 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment
330 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
330 students
827 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic -
7%
% Black 100%
12%
% White -
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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. 0.00
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,670 is more than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,670 is more than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,670 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,670 $10,175
Source: 2012 (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 Myrtle Beach get weekly opportunities to play some of the region's best courses, including Grand Dunes Resort Club, Pine Lakes Country Club, Preswick County Club, Wild Wing Plantation, The Witch, and many more. Myrtle Beach is the host for a number of mini-tour and amateur events, including the DuPont World Amateur Tournament, which is the largest amateur golf tournament in the world.

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