Edison State College

Tel: (239)489-9300
16,113 students
Public institution

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Edison State College is a comprehensive public college dedicated to educational excellence in programs ranging from continuing education to the baccalaureate degree. The faculty and staff are committed to preparing students to be productive citizens by helping them develop academic and professional proficiencies; to think logically, critically, and analytically; to communicate effectively; to seek and evaluate information; and to act with sound judgment in the interest of our global community.
School Highlights:
Edison State College serves 16,113 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Edison State College is one of 4 community colleges within Lee County, FL.
The nearest community college is Heritage Institute-Ft Myers (2.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Edison State College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 16,113 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 54:1 has increased from 50:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
16,113 students
1,303 students
Edison State College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
5,369 students
834 students
Edison State College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,744 students
1,040 students
Edison State College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Edison State College sch enrollment Edison State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Edison State College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
20%
7%
Edison State College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
11%
Edison State College Black (2006-2012)
% White
68%
66%
Edison State College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Edison State College sch ethnicity Edison State College 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. 0.49 0.44
Edison State College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,728 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,544 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,728 $5,890
Edison State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,544 $10,047
Edison State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Edison's Collier County Campus opened in March of 1992. The beautiful campus is located on a 80-acre site near State Road 951 and Rattlesnake Hammock Road, in east Naples. The Charlotte County Campus opened in 1997. Located on a wooded site on Airport Road in Punta Gorda, the campus is an excellent addition to the Charlotte area. Edison State also provides Outreach services to students in Hendry and Glades counties. Edison State College is governed by its District Board of Trustees composed of nine representatives from Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades and Lee Counties. The members are appointed to four-year terms by the Governor of Florida. Currently about 340 professional and support staff members provide the full-time instructional and support services for the more than 15,000 credit and nearly 3,000 non-credit students who participate in Edison courses and programs each year. The Lee County Campus is located on approximately 140 acres between College Parkway and Cypress Lake Drive in South Lee County. Courses of study leading to Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, or certificate programs, as well as non-credit Continuing Education classes are offered at the Lee County Campus. The campus is made up of one and two story classroom buildings including: library, bookstore, cafeteria, student center, auditorium, and specialized laboratories for science, computer science, nursing, health technologies, and college preparatory classes. The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall and the Gallery of Fine Art are located on Lee County Campus. Student Services include prospective student relations, admission advising, registration assistance, transfer student advising, retention, coordination of financial aid and scholarships, job announcement and placement support, and community college articulation.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,523 per year for in-state students and $11,805 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,942 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 79%. 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.