Indian River State College

  • Indian River Community College is an equal access/affirmative action educational institution.
School Highlights
  • Indian River State College serves 17,665 students (34% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Indian River State College is the only community colleges within Saint Lucie County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Indian River State College is Lincoln College of Technology-West Palm Beach (48.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Indian River State College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 425 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Indian River State College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty425 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Indian River State College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Indian River State College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment17,665 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:138:1
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# Full-Time Students5,950 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students11,715 students655 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
14%
24%
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% Black
15%
17%
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% White
63%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
-
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Diversity Score0.560.60
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College Completion Rate
41%
51%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,200$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,764 is less than the state average of $6,464. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,201 is less than the state average of $11,973. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,764$6,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,201$11,973
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,750$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,545$6,334
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • IRCC provides professional career counseling, interest surveys, and evaluation of talents and abilities through the Career Center on Main Campus. The Center is equipped with an extensive library to inform the community of various occupations and schools. Also, various computer programs are available through the Center to assist in searches for career information, scholarships, and national college information, as well as assistance in job-search skills. The Career Center services at Indian River Community College are designed to educate and assist students in effectively developing, evaluating, and implementing their career plans. In today's highly competitive environment, having a well trained, motivated workforce is not only desirable, it is essential to a company's success. This requires businesses to seek out the best educational programs which will focus on and meet this challenge. The Corporate & Community Training Institute (CCTI) at Indian River Community College offers educational & training services to meet community & business needs. We are committed to providing high quality training & employee enhancement programs to individuals, corporations, small businesses & governmental agencies in a professional & timely manner.

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