Central Florida Institute

30522 US Hwy 19 N Ste 300, Palm Harbor
FL, 34684
Tel: (727)786-4707
424 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Central Florida Institute serves 424 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Central Florida Institute is one of 6 community colleges within Pinellas County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Largo (9.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Central Florida Institute 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

Student Body

The student population of 424 teachers has grown by 79% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
424 students
1,287 students
Central Florida Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
424 students
832 students
Central Florida Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Central Florida Institute sch enrollment Central Florida Institute sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Central Florida Institute Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
20%
7%
Central Florida Institute Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Central Florida Institute Black (2006-2012)
% White
66%
66%
Central Florida Institute White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Central Florida Institute More (2009-2012)
Central Florida Institute sch ethnicity Central Florida Institute sta 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. 0.51 0.45
Central Florida Institute Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pinellas County, FL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,610 per year for in-state students and $14,738 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,168 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pinellas County, FL is 62%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pinellas 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 0.52, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Pinellas County, FL is Fortis College-Largo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.