Eastern Florida State College

  • Brevard Community College is committed to engaging our diverse population in quality, accessible learning opportunities which successfully meet individual and community needs.
School Highlights
  • Eastern Florida State College serves 15,931 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Eastern Florida State College is one of 2 community colleges within Brevard County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Eastern Florida State College is Everest University-Melbourne (18.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Eastern Florida State College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 364 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Eastern Florida State College(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty364 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Eastern Florida State College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Eastern Florida State College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment15,931 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio44:138:1
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# Full-Time Students5,650 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students10,281 students655 students
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
10%
24%
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% Black
9%
17%
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% White
73%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
-
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Diversity Score0.450.60
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College Completion Rate
42%
58%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,496 is less than the state average of $6,464. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,739 is less than the state average of $11,973. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,496$6,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,739$11,973
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,250$11,875
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Eastern Florida State College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Situated on Florida's Space Coast, BCC has four integrated campuses – in Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay and Titusville – an aerospace program at the Kennedy Space Center and a Virtual campus. BCC's diverse 25,000+ student body is made up of high school graduates, business professionals, retirees and everyday people who are university-bound, seeking new career paths or simply following a love of learning. Brevard Community College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs designed to help you transfer to a four-year college or go directly into the workforce. Also, we offer many non-credit courses for students who simply wish to upgrade their skills. BCC serves almost half of the county's residents with educational programs and cultural, sporting, and entertainment events. BCC has a rich athletic tradition, with nine National Junior College Athletic Association titles, 25 conference championships, and 21 Florida Community College Athletics Association titles. BCC is a member of the Suncoast Conference of the FCCAA. BCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located on the Cocoa Campus are three of the world's most technologically advanced facilities: The Astronaut Memorial Planetarium, the BCC/UCF Joint Use Library, and the Florida Solar Energy Center. Together these facilities comprise the main components of the Florida Circle of Science and Technology.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest University-Melbourne
    Private, for profit
    392 students | 18.00 Mi2401 N Harbor City Blvd
    Melbourne FL  32935
    (321)253-2929
    18.00392
  • Florida Technical College
    Private, for profit
    2,977 students | 30.10 Mi12900 Challenger Parkway
    Orlando FL  32826
    (407)447-7300
    30.102,977
  • Full Sail University
    Private, for profit
    19,285 students | 36.30 Mi3300 University Blvd
    Winter Park FL  32792
    (407)679-0100
    36.3019,285
  • 430 students | 37.40 Mi1865 SR 436
    Winter Park FL  32792
    (407)478-0500
    37.40430
  • 410 students | 39.30 Mi177 Montgomery Road
    Altamonte Springs FL  32714
    (407)831-9816
    39.30410
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