Daytona State College

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Daytona State College Photo #1 - The Mori Hosseini Center at Daytona State College houses the world famous Southeast Museum of Photography, as well as the Hospitality and Culinary Programs.
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Daytona State College Photo #1 - The Mori Hosseini Center at Daytona State College houses the world famous Southeast Museum of Photography, as well as the Hospitality and Culinary Programs.
  • Daytona State College, a comprehensive public college, provides access to a range of flexible programs from community enrichment to the baccalaureate degree, emphasizing student success, embracing excellence and diversity, as well as fostering innovation to enhance teaching and learning.

School Highlights

Daytona State College serves 12,728 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 12,728 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,306
  • Out-state tuition: $12,376
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,049 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Daytona State College
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
1,049 staff
139 staff
This chart display total faculty of Daytona State College and community college average number of faculty in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Daytona State College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Daytona State College diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,728 students
2,862 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Daytona State College and community college average number of enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Daytona State College and community college average student staff ratio of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
4,992 students
862 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Daytona State College and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
7,736 students
2,000 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Daytona State College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Daytona State College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of FL.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
103 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,992 students
862 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Daytona State College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
7,736 students
2,761 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Daytona State College and the percentage of Asian community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
16%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Daytona State College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
10%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Daytona State College and the percentage of Black community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
65%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Daytona State College and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Daytona State College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Daytona State College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Daytona State College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.54
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Daytona State College and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
64%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
9.96%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,500
$31,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Daytona State College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,306 is less than the state average of $3,893. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,376 is more than the state average of $10,705. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,306
$3,893
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Daytona State College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$12,376
$10,705
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Daytona State College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
73%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Daytona State College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$8,560
$9,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Daytona State College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,035
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Daytona State College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
91%
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Daytona State College has a wonderful tradition of providing affordable quality education, small classroom sizes and excellent instructional help. We have a lot to be proud of as an institution and we want to share that pride. We offer more than 75 programs for you to choose from, with classes available days, evenings, weekends, hibrid online & classroom teaching - even via 100% Virtual (on-line)College classes. We offer GED programs, Adult High School programs, Certifications, General Public Courses, Associates and Baccalaureate Degrees. With Six convenient locations in Volusia and Flagler counties, there's certain to be a College campus within minutes of your home, no matter where you live. Daytona State College provides a multitude of technological resources and services to advance its mission. To encourage effective and innovative use of these resources the College also provides in-depth training, technical support, and overall technological guidance and strategic direction. Daytona State College provides a comprehensive library which networks with other state and national libraries to obtain the information you need, when you need it. The Daytona Beach Campus Library also houses the College Computing Commons, a large open lab available to all Daytona State students during library operating hours. This lab provides access to Daytona State academic software, including word processing and spreadsheet applications, as well as the Internet. Daytona State College is governed by a Board of Trustees whose members are appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida. The president of the College and its chief operating officers serve as system-wide administrators.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Daytona State College cost?
Daytona State College's tuition is approximately $3,306 for In-State students and $12,376 for Out-State students.
In what neighborhood is Daytona State College located?
Daytona State College is located in the Bel air neighborhood of Daytona Beach, FL.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 12,728 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,306
  • Out-state tuition: $12,376
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,893 per year for in-state students and $10,705 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,641 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Florida is Miami Ad School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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