Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs

510 South Hunt Club Blvd.
Apopka, FL 32703
Tel: (800)342-7342
256 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 256 students (98% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs is one of 5 community colleges within Seminole County, FL.
The nearest community college is Centura Institute (4.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 8 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 256 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 1150% over five years.
Total Enrollment
256 students
1,266 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
251 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 5 students
1,017 students
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs sch enrollment
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
68%
57%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
23%
3%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs sch ethnicity
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,912 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,912 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,912 $5,740
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,912 $10,260
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
89%
Source: 2013 (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:

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  • Orlando Centura Institute
    Private for-profit
    6359 Edgewater Drive
    Orlando, FL 32810
    (407)275-9696
    4.3  Mi  |  45  students
  • Maitland Florida College of Natural Health-Maitland
    Private for-profit
    2600 Lake Lucien Drive Suite#240
    Maitland, FL 32751
    (407)261-0319
    4.4  Mi  |  345  students
  • Orlando Everest University-North Orlando
    Private for-profit
    5421 Diplomat Circle
    Orlando, FL 32810
    (4.0)762-8587
    5.7  Mi  |  805  students
  • Fern Park Lincoln Technical Institute-Fern Park
    Private for-profit
    7275 Estapona Circle
    Fern Park, FL 32730
    (407)673-7406
    6.4  Mi  |  238  students
  • Winter Park Fortis College-Winter Park
    Private for-profit
    1573 W. Fairbanks Ave Suite #100
    Winter Park, FL 32789
    (407)843-3984
    7.3  Mi  |  34  students
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Did You Know?
Seminole, 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Seminole, FL is Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.