Florida National University-Main Campus

4425 West. Jose Regueiro (20th) Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012
Tel: (305)821-3333
2,401 students
Public institution
  • Florida National College is a four-year, proprietary, urban commuter senior college offering the Bachelor Degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Services Administration, Legal Studies, and Nursing as well as associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs in the following fields: accounting, business, computer technology, criminal justice, dental technology, education, English as a Second Language, nursing, medical technology, paralegal, radiology, travel/tourism, and ultrasound.
School Highlights
  • Florida National University-Main Campus serves 2,401 students (84% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Florida National University-Main Campus is one of 19 community colleges within Miami-Dade County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is College of Business and Technology-Hialeah (1.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Florida National University-Main Campus (FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 91 staff 34 staff
Florida National University-Main Campus Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,401 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,401 students 634 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 2,025 students 468 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 376 students 457 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Florida National University-Main Campus Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 2,006 students 468 students
# Graduate Students 19 students 30 students
Florida National University-Main Campus Graduation BreakDown FL All Graduation Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Florida National University-Main Campus Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
94%
23%
Florida National University-Main Campus Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
3%
17%
Florida National University-Main Campus Black (2007-2015)
% White
2%
46%
Florida National University-Main Campus White (2007-2015)
Florida National University-Main Campus Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.12 0.70
Florida National University-Main Campus Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $13,230 is more than the state average of $3,074. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $13,230 is more than the state average of $11,427. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,230 $3,074
Florida National University-Main Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,230 $11,427
Florida National University-Main Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Florida National College opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Mrs. María C. Regueiro and Mr. Omar Sánchez. It offered business, computer, dental, electronics (now discontinued), medical, paralegal, and travel programs. The institution soon became Florida International College and finally in September 1989, Florida National College. A second campus was initiated in Miami (Flagler Campus) on March 3, 1989; a third campus was opened in Miami (Bird Road Campus) on March 5, 1990. At the present time, FNC offers six Baccalaureate Degree Programs, twenty-one Associate Degree programs, ten Diploma Programs, and nine Certificate Programs. PHYSICAL FACILITIES Florida National College, Hialeah Campus, is located in the northwest area of Miami-Dade County. The campus occupies approximately 56,000 sq. ft. It includes a media center; dental, medical, language, X-ray, and computer Labs; reception area; cafeteria; child care facility, and administrative offices. There is adequate lighted parking, and the building is equipped with elevators—two of the three campuses are 20 located on second floors of shopping centers— and wide aisles for accessibility by physically challenged persons. The main campus occupies its own 4 story building. FNC student records are housed at this campus. Florida National College, South Campus, is located in the west area of Miami-Dade County. The campus occupies approximately 24,900 sq. ft. and it includes a media resource room, medical and computer Labs, student lounge, reception area, and administrative offices. The campus is situated in a large shopping mall with ample lighted parking and surrounding services. There is an elevator and wide aisles for accessibility by physically challenged persons. Florida National College, Training Center, is located in the northwest area of Miami-Dade County. The campus occupies approximately 5,600 sq. ft. and it includes computer and medical Labs, reception area, and an administrative office. There is lighted parking and the building is equipped with elevators and wide aisles for accessibility by physically challenged persons. LIBRARY/RESOURCE ROOM The Florida National College Library exists chiefly to support the curricula offered by FNC. Its responsibilities include assisting faculty and students in locating research materials, as well as instructing them in the effective use of library resources, which include multimedia resources and Internet access, full text online periodicals, and access to full text online books. Over 32,045 items in the library collection are housed at the Hialeah Campus Library and at the South Campus Resource Room. Internet access passwords to the full text online periodicals databases and online books are given out at orientations and Library research training seminars. The library website is available at www.fnc.edu (Click on Library) and includes access to the online catalog, a library research tutorial, links to local libraries, and the research databases. Library hours are scheduled to service day and evening students. A librarian or an assistant librarian is always available to assist students, faculty and staff in the use of the Hialeah Campus Library and South Campus Resource Room during scheduled hours Florida National College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Baccalaureate Degree Programs,Associate of Arts Degree Programs, and Associate of Science Degree Programs.

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