Indian River State College

Tel: (772)462-4772
17,248 students
Public institution
Indian River Community College is an equal access/affirmative action educational institution.
School Highlights:
Indian River State College serves 17,248 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of -92%.
Indian River State College is the only community colleges within St. Lucie County, FL.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-West Palm Beach (48.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 409 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Indian River State College 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 409 staff
59 staff
Indian River State College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 17,248 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,248 students
1,282 students
Indian River State College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
Indian River State College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,940 students
810 students
Indian River State College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 11,308 students
1,017 students
Indian River State College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Indian River State College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Indian River State College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Indian River State College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Indian River State College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Indian River State College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Indian River State College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Indian River State College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Indian River State College non_resident (2006-2013)
Indian River State College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.48 0.53
Indian River State College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,764 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,201 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,764 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,201 $10,294
Indian River State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
Indian River State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

IRCC provides professional career counseling, interest surveys, and evaluation of talents and abilities through the Career Center on Main Campus. The Center is equipped with an extensive library to inform the community of various occupations and schools. Also, various computer programs are available through the Center to assist in searches for career information, scholarships, and national college information, as well as assistance in job-search skills. The Career Center services at Indian River Community College are designed to educate and assist students in effectively developing, evaluating, and implementing their career plans. In today's highly competitive environment, having a well trained, motivated workforce is not only desirable, it is essential to a company's success. This requires businesses to seek out the best educational programs which will focus on and meet this challenge. The Corporate & Community Training Institute (CCTI) at Indian River Community College offers educational & training services to meet community & business needs. We are committed to providing high quality training & employee enhancement programs to individuals, corporations, small businesses & governmental agencies in a professional & timely manner.

Nearby Schools:

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  • Royal Palm Beach
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  • Greenacres
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  • Palm Springs
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,668 per year for in-state students and $10,359 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 -1.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.