Florida Career College-Clearwater (Closed 2014)

410 Park Place Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33759
  • Florida Career College's (FCC) mission is to successfully prepare our graduates for new career opportunities. Our objectives are to offer graduates viable career options by providing quality educational programs based on employer-driven requirements; create a positive learning environment that recognizes individuality and enables students to meet their unique educational goals; generate excitement and foster the desire to learn through diverse teaching methods. Because FCC is more than just a college. It is a way of life, a mind set, an understanding that you can do more, achieve more and go farther in your life with proper training, support and hard work. At FCC we understand that not everyone was a star student in high school. We understand that starting college, especially if you have been away from school for a while, may have challenges that require additional support on our side. We know this. We are experienced in working with students who come to us with all levels of academic experience and we help them strive for excellence.

School Highlights

Florida Career College-Clearwater served 180 students (100% of students were full-time).
Minority enrollment was 55% of the student body (majority Black), which was less than the state average of 62%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 52% over five years.
Florida Career College-Clearwater(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty10 staff128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Florida Career College-Clearwater has declined by 65% over five years.
The Florida Career College-Clearwater diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment180 students3,135 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:114:1
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# Full-Time Students180 students862 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
30%
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% Black
35%
18%
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% White
45%
38%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score0.660.73
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College Completion Rate
62%
50%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,100$32,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid69%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,990$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,477$4,750
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Source: 2012 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Florida Career College-Clearwater is St Petersburg College (4.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 28,853 students | 4.30 Mi6021 142nd Ave N
    Clearwater, FL 33760
    (727) 341-4772
    4.3028,853
  • Fortis College-Largo
    Private, for profit
    207 students | 4.80 Mi6565 Ulmerton Road
    Largo, FL 33771
    (727) 531-5900
    4.80207
  • 1,613 students | 7.80 Mi10200 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33716
    (727) 577-1497
    7.801,613
  • 958 students | 13.00 Mi7702 Woodland Center Blvd Suite 100
    Tampa, FL 33614
    (888) 247-4238
    13.00958
  • Altierus Career College-Tampa
    Private not-for-profit
    365 students | 14.00 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa, FL 33614
    (813) 879-6000
    14.00365
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