Florida State College at Jacksonville

Tel: (904)359-5433
30,716 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:
Florida State College at Jacksonville serves 30,716 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Florida State College at Jacksonville is one of 8 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
The nearest community college is University of Southernmost Florida (6.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Florida State College at Jacksonville 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 30,716 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
30,716 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
10,213 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 20,503 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 4%
2%
% Hawaiian 1%
1%
% Hispanic 6%
7%
% Black 26%
12%
% White 61%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
2%
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
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,790 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,903 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,790 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,903 $10,175
Source: 2012 (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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