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North Florida College
  • NORTH FLORIDA COLLEGE is a member of the Florida College System and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. NFC is well known for its beautiful campus, supportive academic environment, and attention to student success. We invite you to visit our campus in Madison, Florida to find out why NFC is the right choice for you.
School Highlights
  • North Florida College serves 1,243 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • North Florida College is the only community colleges within Madison County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to North Florida College is Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (29.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
North Florida College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty31 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of North Florida College has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The North Florida College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,243 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio40:138:1
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# Full-Time Students411 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students832 students655 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of North Florida College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of FL.
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
24%
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% Black
23%
17%
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% White
70%
69%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Florida College.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.450.60
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College Completion Rate
42%
59%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of North Florida College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,900$30,300
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of North Florida College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,084 is less than the state average of $6,464. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,018 is more than the state average of $11,973. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,084$6,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,018$11,973
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of North Florida College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Tuition NotesSubject to change.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Gaming and Technology Club, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Ladell Brothers Outdoor Environmental Center, Music Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Government Association (SGA), Young Engineers Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Community Theatre - Sentinel Upstage Players, Hardee Center for the Arts (Exhibits), Outdoor Public Art Collection/Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center (Fitness Center, Gymnasium), Intramural Sports
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

Whatever your path, NFC is a great place to learn.

North Florida College (NFC), located in Madison, Florida is a member of the Florida College System and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. 

NFC is well known for its comfortable campus setting, supportive environment and attention to student success. NFC students enjoy comfortable class sizes, usually with 24 students or less, and access to state-of-the-art educational facilities and the latest technology. Personalized advising, financial aid opportunities, student support programs, tutoring, learning resources and an active Academic Success Center are all in place to help students succeed. 

For those looking forward to a four-year degree, NFC is a great place to start. The state`s 2+2 articulation agreement guarantees students completing an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree at NFC the opportunity to enroll and earn a bachelor`s degree at a state university. 

For those looking for a direct career path or career advancement, NFC`s Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees, Bachelor of Science in Nursing bridge program, and various certificate programs offer specialized training and career development, boasting high job placement rates following graduation. Many of NFC`s certificate programs can be completed in one year or less to earn state and national certifications.

Opportunities abound outside the classroom as well.
  • The Hardee Center for the Arts hosts monthly exhibits (fall/spring) and a walk across campus reveals NFC's impressive outdoor public art collection. Student art is also routinely featured in the Hardee Center and in NFC's Bacot Gallery.
  • The Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center offers students a wonderful place to stay fit and healthy; community passes are also available.
  • The NFC Artist Series presents live performances, ranging from classical to contemporary, at Van H. Priest Auditorium.
  • NFC Community Theatre allows students and the community to audition and take the stage. Participants gain experience in acting, directing, lighting, set design and other areas of the theater.
For more information, call (850) 973-2288, visit NFC.EDU or stop by the NFC campus at 325 NW Turner Davis Dr. in Madison, Florida.

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