Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs

  • 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 Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs is one of 14 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs is Centura Institute (4.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 98% over five years.
Total Enrollment192 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:138:1
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# Full-Time Students180 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students12 students655 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of FL.
% White
1%
69%
% Unknown races
99%
-
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Diversity Score0.020.60
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
100%
59%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$30,300

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,150 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,150$15,054
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%91%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$18,331$11,875
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,334$6,334
Acceptance Rate (Year 2011)93%75%
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

  • The nearest community college to Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs is Centura Institute (4.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Centura Institute
    Private, for profit
    47 students | 4.30 Mi6359 Edgewater Drive
    Orlando FL  32810
    (407)275-9696
    4.3047
  • 418 students | 4.40 Mi2600 Lake Lucien Drive Suite#240
    Maitland FL  32751
    (407)261-0319
    4.40418
  • 634 students | 5.70 Mi5421 Diplomat Circle
    Orlando FL  32810
    (407)628-5870
    5.70634
  • 242 students | 6.40 Mi7275 Estapona Circle
    Casselberry FL  32730
    (407)673-7406
    6.40242
  • Fortis College-Winter Park
    Private, for profit
    14 students | 7.30 Mi1573 W. Fairbanks Ave Suite #100
    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 score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Orange County, FL is Herzing University-Winter Park. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.