The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
||Gulf Coast State College
||Community College Avg.
||Four or more years
||At least 2 but less than 4 years
Finances and Admission
The in-state tuition of $2,765 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,072 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS
Since it was established in 1957 as the first institution under Florida's new junior college system, Gulf Coast Community College has maintained a tradition of excellence in instruction and community service while bringing innovation upon innovation to Northwest Florida. Gulf County became part of the college's service district in 1966 and Franklin County was added in 1984, which further expanded the college's vision and mission. Gulf Coast Community College Foundation, Inc., has been significant in supporting the college's success and growth since it was organized in 1967.
GCCC operates a full-time education center at Tyndall Air Force Base in the base education center. The GCCC Tyndall Center offers over 30 college courses per semester. A wide variety of degree programs are available including Associate in Arts degrees, which prepare students to transfer to four year institutions, Associate in Science degrees in occupational fields and some one year certificate programs.
Lifelong Learning offers credit and non-credit courses and uses a variety of methods to deliver them - traditional classroom settings, teleconferences, computer assisted courses, workshops, forums and more.
Gulf Coast's continuing workforce education courses are geared to occupational fields like nursing, dental auxiliary, respiratory therapy, radiological technology, emergency medical technology/paramedic, mental health/psychology, medical records, law enforcement, corrections, real estate, insurance, banking and finance, building construction, teaching, child care, business management, hospitality services, public services, office systems/clerical and more.
Small Business Development Center is a non-profit community entrepreneurial program that serves pre-venture and existing small businesses. The SBDC provides consulting services, financial consultations, and various training programs designed to assist entrepreneurs in developing successful and thriving businesses. The SBDC provides its services by bringing together the expertise, programs, and resources of the college, private sector, and government at all levels. The SBDC serves Bay, Gulf, Jackson, Washington, Holmes and Calhoun counties.