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North Florida College
  • You have a dream that's within reach. North Florida College is here to help you get one step closer through certificate and degree programs. Because we believe your dream is worth chasing.
  • NFC 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. 

School Highlights

North Florida College serves 1,232 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,232 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,084
  • Out-state tuition: $12,018
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 31%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

The teacher population of 124 teachers has grown by 264% over five years.
North Florida College
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
124 staff
128 staff
This chart display total faculty of North Florida College and community college average number of faculty in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of North Florida College has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The North Florida College diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,232 students
1,232 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of North Florida College and community college average student staff ratio of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
378 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
854 students
2,000 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of North Florida College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
903 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
378 students
862 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of North Florida College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
854 students
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
8%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Florida College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
21%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Florida College and the percentage of Black community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
69%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Florida College and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in North Florida College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
n/a
5%
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 Score
0.47
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of North Florida College and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
42%
55%
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.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.11%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,900
$31,500
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.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,084 is less than the state average of $3,280. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,018 is more than the state average of $10,578. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,084
$3,280
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of North Florida College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$12,018
$10,578
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 2020-21 school year data.
Tuition Notes
Subject to change.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in North Florida College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$9,750
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18

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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.
  • 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.
Profile last updated: 07/13/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does North Florida College cost?

North Florida College's tuition is approximately $3,084 for In-State students and $12,018 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,232 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,084
  • Out-state tuition: $12,018
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 31%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,280 per year for in-state students and $10,578 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,140 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 88%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Florida is Cortiva Institute-Maitland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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