Top Brevard County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Brevard County, Florida, serving 16,323 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 89% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 43:1.

Top Brevard County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 1519 Clearlake Rd
    Cocoa FL  32922
    (321)632-1111

    15,931 students
  • Everest University-Melbourne
    Private, for profit
    2401 N Harbor City Blvd
    Melbourne FL  32935
    (321)253-2929

    392 students
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