Gainesville Community Colleges

In Gainesville, Florida, you can find 2 community colleges serving 15,864 students.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is equal to the 40:1 state average.

Gainesville, FL Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • GainesvilleSanta Fe College
    Public
    3000 Northwest 83rd Street
    GainesvilleFL32606
    (352)395-5000
    15,362 students
  • Gainesville
    City College-Gainesville
    Private not-for-profit
    7001 N.W. 4th Blvd.
    GainesvilleFL32607
    (352)335-4000
    502 students
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