University of Southernmost Florida

9550 Regency Square Blvd., Suite 1100, Jacksonville
FL, 32225
Tel: (904)724-2229
107 students
Public institution
The mission of Florida Technical College is to provide education and training that enables graduates to obtain entry-level employment. Florida Technical College is committed to encouraging the intellectual pursuits of men and women in a variety of business and technical areas. The College strives to maintain the flexibility necessary to meet the needs of a diverse population and the varying educational requirements prompted by the changes in the society it serves. The College recognizes the need to encourage creative activities and community involvement commensurate with institutional resources and abilities.
School Highlights:
University of Southernmost Florida serves 107 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
University of Southernmost Florida is one of 8 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
The nearest community college is Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville (1.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
University of Southernmost Florida Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 107 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
107 students
1,303 students
University of Southernmost Florida Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
107 students
834 students
University of Southernmost Florida Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
University of Southernmost Florida sch enrollment University of Southernmost Florida sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
University of Southernmost Florida Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
23%
7%
University of Southernmost Florida Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
39%
11%
University of Southernmost Florida Black (2006-2012)
% White
30%
66%
University of Southernmost Florida White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
University of Southernmost Florida More (2010-2012)
University of Southernmost Florida sch ethnicity University of Southernmost Florida 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. 0.70 0.44
University of Southernmost Florida Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Florida Technical College is a private two-year junior college with four campuses in Florida. Our programs are designed for students looking for quality, career-focused education in some of today's most up-and-coming career fields. We offer Associate's and Diploma-level programs that can be completed in as little as 18 months! We pride ourselves on our Career Placements Services. Staff members offer individual attention and advice to students on how to decide which degree and career path bests suits individual needs, goals and interests. Staff members also assist students in finding a good job, preparing for the interview process, building a resume, and negotiating salary and benefits. Florida Technical College is a Junior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associates of Science degrees and academic diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Jacksonville campus, located at 8711 Lone Star Road, is in the southern part of Jacksonville and easily accessible from all major highways in Northeast Florida. The campus boasts a modern facility and labs for computers, networking and medical assisting.

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Did You Know?
For Jacksonville public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,303 per year for in-state students and $13,674 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,538 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Jacksonville is 100%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Jacksonville is University of Southernmost Florida. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.