Eastern Florida State College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
Tel: (321)632-1111
16,279 students
Public institution
Brevard Community College is committed to engaging our diverse population in quality, accessible learning opportunities which successfully meet individual and community needs.
School Highlights:
Eastern Florida State College serves 16,279 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of -92%.
Eastern Florida State College is one of 2 community colleges within Brevard County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Melbourne (18 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 436 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Eastern Florida State College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 436 staff
59 staff
Eastern Florida State College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 16,279 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
16,279 students
1,282 students
Eastern Florida State College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,839 students
810 students
Eastern Florida State College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 10,440 students
1,017 students
Eastern Florida State College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Eastern Florida State College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Eastern Florida State College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Eastern Florida State College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Eastern Florida State College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Eastern Florida State College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Eastern Florida State College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Eastern Florida State College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Eastern Florida State College Unknown (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
Eastern Florida State College non_resident (2006-2013)
Eastern Florida State College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.40 0.53
Eastern Florida State College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,496 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,739 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,496 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,739 $10,294
Eastern Florida State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Situated on Florida's Space Coast, BCC has four integrated campuses – in Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay and Titusville – an aerospace program at the Kennedy Space Center and a Virtual campus. BCC's diverse 25,000+ student body is made up of high school graduates, business professionals, retirees and everyday people who are university-bound, seeking new career paths or simply following a love of learning. Brevard Community College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs designed to help you transfer to a four-year college or go directly into the workforce. Also, we offer many non-credit courses for students who simply wish to upgrade their skills. BCC serves almost half of the county's residents with educational programs and cultural, sporting, and entertainment events. BCC has a rich athletic tradition, with nine National Junior College Athletic Association titles, 25 conference championships, and 21 Florida Community College Athletics Association titles. BCC is a member of the Suncoast Conference of the FCCAA. BCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located on the Cocoa Campus are three of the world's most technologically advanced facilities: The Astronaut Memorial Planetarium, the BCC/UCF Joint Use Library, and the Florida Solar Energy Center. Together these facilities comprise the main components of the Florida Circle of Science and Technology.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Melbourne Everest University-Melbourne
    Private for-profit
    2401 N Harbor City Blvd
    Melbourne, FL 32935
    18  Mi  |  519  students
  • Orlando Florida Technical College
    Private for-profit
    12900 Challenger Parkway
    Orlando, FL 32826
    30.1  Mi  |  3993  students
  • Winter Park Full Sail University
    Private for-profit
    3300 University Blvd
    Winter Park, FL 32792
    36.3  Mi  |  20260  students
  • Orlando Anthem College-Orlando
    Private for-profit
    3710 Maguire Blvd
    Orlando, FL 32803
    37.4  Mi  |  367  students
  • Winter Park Herzing University-Winter Park
    Private for-profit
    1595 S. Semoran Blvd Ste 1501
    Winter Park, FL 32792
    37.4  Mi  |  395  students
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,668 per year for in-state students and $10,359 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 72%. 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 -1.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.