Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs

510 South Hunt Club Blvd.
Apopka, FL 32703-0000
Tel: (800)342-7342
  • Golf Academy of America is a 2-year golf college that will help improve your golf skills while preparing you for a rewarding and successful golf career. Golf Academy of America's Florida campus is located in Orlando, FL and provides the perfect environment for golfers and those who want to learn the business of golf. GAA has been in operation in Florida since 1986, with an expansion in 2006, providing students with a 3300 square-foot indoor training center and an additional 1300 square-foot classroom dedicated to golf instruction. This golf instructional complex has the most advanced video golf instruction software available for golf school students. Golf Academy of America-Orlando also has traditional classrooms, a computer lab, club repair shop, and a student lounge. In addition, a library and career placement services are housed in the Orlando golf college's comprehensive campus. Practice and playing opportunities are conducted at the many area golf facilities, contributing to an ideal setting for learning and student activities.
School Highlights
  • Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs serves 192 students (94% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs is one of 14 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Centura Institute (4.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty8 staff38 staff
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 192 has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 89% over five years.
Total Enrollment192 students1,230 students
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:138:1
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students180 students537 students
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students12 students693 students
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Part-Time Students (2008-2016)
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
2%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Asian (2008-2012)
% Hispanic
-
24%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
-
17%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Black (2008-2012)
% White
1%
46%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs More (2011-2012)
% Non Resident races
-
2%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Non Resident (2007-2012)
% Unknown races
99%
7%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Unknown (2008-2016)
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs 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.0.020.70
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
100%
59%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$30,800
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,150 is more than the state average of $15,011. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,150$15,011
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%91%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$12,750
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate93%86%
Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established over 30 years ago, and with more than 5,000 graduates, Golf Academy of America has grown to five campuses throughout the United States: California, Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. Students at Golf Academy of America in Orlando get weekly opportunities to play some of the region's best courses, including Timacuan, Red Tail, Heathrow, Eagle Dunes, West Orange to mention a few. Golf Academy of America provides students the opportunity to gain practical experience and networking skills through volunteering, participating, and observing in a number of annual golf events such as Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, Children's Miracle Network PGA Classic, PGA Merchandise Show, and other PGA and LPGA events.

Nearby Schools

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  • Centura Institute
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    (407)275-9696
    4.3047
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    (407)628-5870
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    (407)673-7406
    6.40242
  • Fortis College-Winter Park
    Private, for profit
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    Winter Park FL  32789
    (407)843-3984
    7.3014
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Did You Know?
For Orange County, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,109 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Orange County, FL community colleges have a 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. of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Orange County, FL is Herzing University-Winter Park. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.