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 is one of 4 community colleges within Pinellas County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Florida Career College-Clearwater is St Petersburg College (4.3 miles away).

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 staff37 staff

Student Body

  • The Florida Career College-Clearwater diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.000.60
College Completion Rate (Year 2012)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,100$31,000

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)69%91%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2012)$9,990$9,617
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2012)$5,477$4,750
    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
    • 32,681 students | 4.30 Mi6021 142nd Ave N
      Clearwater FL  33760
      (727) 341-4772
    • Everest University-Largo
      Private, for profit
      439 students | 4.70 Mi1199 East Bay Drive
      Largo FL  33770
      (727) 725-2688
    • Fortis College-Largo
      Private, for profit
      207 students | 4.80 Mi6565 Ulmerton Road
      Largo FL  33771
      (727) 531-5900
    • 862 students | 7.80 Mi11101 Roosevelt Boulevard N., Suite 100
      Saint Petersburg FL  33716
      (727) 577-1497
    • 958 students | 13.00 Mi7702 Woodland Center Blvd Suite 100
      Tampa FL  33614
      (888) 247-4238
    Recent Articles
    Learn about mentoring programs at community colleges around the country and the benefits they offer to students.
    The millennial generation is assumed to be entitled, lazy, and tech-obsessed. When you graduate from college, you may find yourself working against these stereotypes to land your first job. Keep reading to learn some tips for breaking those millennial stereotypes.
    If capturing a moment in time calls to you, then consider developing your photography career starting at your community college. Learn about how community colleges can train and prepare you for a career in photography.
    Did You Know?
    For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

    The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

    Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.