Eastern Florida State College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922-0000
Tel: (321)632-1111
  • 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 54%.
  • Eastern Florida State College is one of 2 community colleges within Brevard County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Everest University-Melbourne (18.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 364 teachers has declined by 16% 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 staff38 staff
Eastern Florida State College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 15,931 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment15,931 students1,230 students
Eastern Florida State College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio44:138:1
Eastern Florida State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,650 students537 students
Eastern Florida State College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students10,281 students693 students
Eastern Florida State College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Eastern Florida State College Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Eastern Florida State College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Eastern Florida State College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Eastern Florida State College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Eastern Florida State College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Eastern Florida State College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Eastern Florida State College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Eastern Florida State College Unknown (2010-2016)
Eastern Florida State College Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.70
Eastern Florida State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Eastern Florida State College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$30,800
Eastern Florida State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,496 is less than the state average of $6,233. 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 $11,756. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,496$6,233
Eastern Florida State College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,739$11,756
Eastern Florida State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%91%
Eastern Florida State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,250$12,750
Eastern Florida State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
Eastern Florida State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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
  • Florida Technical College
    Private, for profit
    2,977 students | 30.10 Mi12900 Challenger Parkway
    Orlando FL  32826
  • Full Sail University
    Private, for profit
    19,285 students | 36.30 Mi3300 University Blvd
    Winter Park FL  32792
  • 430 students | 37.40 Mi1865 SR 436
    Winter Park FL  32792
  • 410 students | 39.30 Mi177 Montgomery Road
    Altamonte Springs FL  32714
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,233 per year for in-state students and $11,756 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,011 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.