Indian River State College

  • Indian River Community College is an equal access/affirmative action educational institution.

School Highlights

Indian River State College serves 16,686 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

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 LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty425 staff41 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Indian River State College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The Indian River State College diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment16,686 students789 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:135:1
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# Full-Time Students5,380 students537 students
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# Part-Time Students11,306 students832 students
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
22%
28%
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% Black
16%
19%
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% White
51%
39%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.660.73
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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 $3,704. 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 $10,750. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,764$3,704
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,201$10,750
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,055$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,900$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Indian River State College is Lincoln College of Technology-West Palm Beach (49.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 713 students | 49.00 Mi2410 Metrocentre Blvd
    West Palm Beach FL  33407
    (561) 842-8324
    49.00713
  • 692 students | 51.60 Mi9801 Belvedere Road
    Royal Palm Beach FL  33411
    (561) 273-6500
    51.60692
  • Everest University-Melbourne
    Private, for profit
    392 students | 52.60 Mi2401 N Harbor City Blvd
    Melbourne FL  32935
    (321) 253-2929
    52.60392
  • Southeastern College
    Private, for profit
    720 students | 52.70 Mi1756 North Congress Ave.
    West Palm Beach FL  33409
    (561) 433-2330
    52.70720
  • Fortis Institute
    Private, for profit
    276 students | 57.00 Mi1630 South Congress Avenue, Suite 300
    Lake Worth FL  33461
    (561) 304-3466
    57.00276
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,704 per year for in-state students and $10,750 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,300 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Florida is Cortiva Institute-Maitland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.