Florida State College at Jacksonville

Tel: (904)359-5433
26,076 students
Public institution
We are dedicated to meaningful learning and excellent teaching, enabling individuals to achieve their hopes, dreams and full potential, and to being a leading partner in creating a dynamic, prosperous community of enlightened leaders and thoughtful, effective, global citizens.
School Highlights:
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Florida State College at Jacksonville serves 26,076 students (34.65% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of -92%.
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Florida State College at Jacksonville is one of 8 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
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The nearest community college is Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville Inc-Jacksonville (3.48 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 657 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Florida State College at Jacksonville Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 657 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 26,076 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 26,076 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1
# Full-Time Students 9,035 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 17,041 students
1,017 students
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.55 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,830 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,944 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,830 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,944 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The mission of Florida Community College is represented by three waves. One wave represents the Liberal Arts Transfer function — students planning to finish a four-year degree after completing freshman and sophomore years at Florida Community College. A second wave stands for Workforce Preparation and Advancement, helping students learn specific skills for specific jobs in our community. The third wave is Community Service, a wide range of classes and services that help our community grow and meet its cultural needs. As these three waves are pulled together by our solid base of dedicated professionals, they form a tetrahedron, one of nature's strongest shapes. The dynamic of the three waves touching each other at the peak of the pyramid allows for easy transfer of energy from one wave to the next, one mission path to the next. Throughout the lifetime of each resident of Northeast Florida, all three waves may come into play, helping to begin a career, advancing a career by teaching new skills or teaching a skill that enhances leisure time or retirement. Florida Community College campuses or centers are located throughout Duval and Nassau counties, offering courses during the day, evening and weekends. Every campus offers adult studies programs (adult high school, GED and adult basic education) as well as the courses required to earn an associate in arts degree for university transfer. But beyond that, each campus has its own specialties, nuances and attributes that make each a little different than the others. Students may choose to attend one or more campuses/centers of their choice, but keep in mind that the core courses for many associate in science and certificate programs are available only at specific locations. Downtown Campus is just a few blocks from The Jacksonville Landing, the heart of urban Jacksonville. The campus, which opened in 1977, is located at 101 W. State St. between Main and Jefferson streets. At Downtown Campus, special emphasis is placed on college credit, continuing education and occupational skills training programs. The campus includes classrooms and laboratories for instruction in such programs as building trades, engineering technology, automotive technology, electrical and metal trades, and English as a second language. Downtown Campus reaches out to many different segments of the community through programs for widowed persons, senior adults, displaced homemakers and visually impaired adults. Major adult basic education, adult high school and GED offerings are available too. The Business and Industry Outreach program offers customized training programs on campus and in-house to local employers.

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Did You Know?
Jacksonville 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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Jacksonville is University of Southernmost Florida. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.