Pensacola State College

Tel: (850)484-1000
11,862 students
Public institution

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The mission of Pensacola Junior College is to provide quality educational opportunities and support services to meet the requirements of all students pursuing intellectual fulfillment, career training, and lifetime education.
School Highlights:
Pensacola State College serves 11,862 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Pensacola State College is one of 2 community colleges within Escambia County County, FL.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Pensacola (4.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 335 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Pensacola 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 335 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 11,862 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,862 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
4,865 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 6,997 students
1,017 students
Pensacola State College sch enrollment Pensacola State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
% Black
14%
12%
% White
70%
57%
% Two or more races
5%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Pensacola State College sch ethnicity Pensacola State 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. 0.45 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,704 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,875 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,704 $5,740
Pensacola State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,875 $10,252
Pensacola State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

As a learning-centered community college, Pensacola Junior College will continue the tradition of offering an affordable, quality education taught by first-rate faculty. More than 1,300 professional faculty and staff members blend their talents, teaching, and experience to fulfill dreams and create careers for PJC students. Pensacola Junior College is the name for an umbrella of multiple community colleges in Escambia County and Santa Rosa County, Florida. Pensacola Junior College provides a nurturing learning environment for students of all ages and at many stages of the education process. The main campus, located near Pensacola, was opened in 1948 and was the first institute of higher learning in the town (UWF would not open to a full class of undergraduates until 1983). PJC quickly expanded to include a downtown campus in 1957, and a Milton campus in 1971. A mini-campus opened on Naval Air Station Pensacola in 1981. A final branch in Warrington rounded out the five-location junior college system. PJC offers more than 150 recreation and leisure courses. Currently the college offers a two-year transitional program in conjunction with the University of West Florida. This is the most popular program among students, many continuing on to a bigger university setting after two years at PJC. The eCoast Campus staff understands the importance of services and support for distance learners. We also realize that distance learners may visit a PJC campus only rarely. This page provides links to resources that can help bridge the gap between PJC any off-campus location.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,857 per year for in-state students and $10,026 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,230 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 0.63, which is higher 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.