Florida College

119 N Glen Arven Ave
Temple Terrace, FL 33617-5527
Tel:
532 students
Private not-for-profit

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Florida College is a private, residential college that emphasiszes strong academics within a spiritual environment. Located in Temple Terrace, FL, the school was founded in 1946 and has been encouraging and educating class after class ever since that time.
School Highlights:
Florida College serves 532 students (95% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Florida College is one of 8 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

Florida College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 532 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
532 students
1,303 students
Florida College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
507 students
836 students
Florida College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 25 students
1,046 students
Florida College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Florida College sch enrollment Florida College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Florida College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Florida College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
3%
12%
Florida College Black (2006-2012)
% White
92%
67%
Florida College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Florida College More (2009-2012)
Florida College sch ethnicity Florida 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. 0.15 0.45
Florida College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,820 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,820 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,820 $5,940
Florida College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,820 $10,047
Florida College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 68%
78%
Florida College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 1,051
940
Florida College sat total (2006-2012)
SAT Reading 533
465
Florida College sat reading (2006-2012)
SAT Math 518
475
Florida College sat math (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 22
20
ACT English 24
19
ACT Math 21
20
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Florida College was conceived in 1942, its charter drafted in 1944, and its first students enrolled in 1946. From its beginning the College has remained independent of church affiliation and has operated without financial support either from churches or from the government. The campus overlooks the scenic Hillsborough River just northeast of Tampa, Florida, within the suburban community of Temple Terrace. This location provides convenient access to the Tampa International Airport and two major interstate highways (75 and 4), as well as to the cultural advantages of a major metropolis. In 1954 the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools granted Florida College full accreditation for the Associate of Arts degree. In 1996 the Association granted accreditation for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. More recently, the College has expanded its bachelor's degree programs to include a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, a Bachelor of Arts in Music, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. Florida College offers student athletes ample opportunities to shine. Men may compete on the intercollegiate level in basketball, soccer and cross country and women compete in volleyball, soccer and cross country. If you're not on a team but you still love to play, become a competitor on the intramural fields, where societies vie for victory in flag football, basketball, softball, and volleyball. Either way, Falcon spirit and Florida sun give FC students a refreshing change of pace and a healthy sense of competition.

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    Tampa, FL 33619
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    Tampa, FL 33614
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Did You Know?
For Hillsborough, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,386 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Hillsborough, 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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Hillsborough, FL is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.