Pensacola State College

  • The mission of Pensacola Junior College is to provide quality educational opportunities and support services to meet the requirements of all students pursuing intellectual fulfillment, career training, and lifetime education.

School Highlights

Pensacola State College serves 9,773 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 320 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pensacola 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 Faculty320 staff55 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pensacola State College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The Pensacola State College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,773 students2,723 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:134:1
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# Full-Time Students3,785 students789 students
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# Part-Time Students5,988 students1,934 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
7%
28%
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% Black
15%
19%
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% White
62%
39%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
5%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.580.73
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College Completion Rate
31%
52%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$30,300
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,704 is less than the state average of $4,078. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,875 is less than the state average of $10,890. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,704$4,078
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,875$10,890
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Pensacola State College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • As a learning-centered community college, Pensacola Junior College will continue the tradition of offering an affordable, quality education taught by first-rate faculty. More than 1,300 professional faculty and staff members blend their talents, teaching, and experience to fulfill dreams and create careers for PJC students. Pensacola Junior College is the name for an umbrella of multiple community colleges in Escambia County and Santa Rosa County, Florida. Pensacola Junior College provides a nurturing learning environment for students of all ages and at many stages of the education process. The main campus, located near Pensacola, was opened in 1948 and was the first institute of higher learning in the town (UWF would not open to a full class of undergraduates until 1983). PJC quickly expanded to include a downtown campus in 1957, and a Milton campus in 1971. A mini-campus opened on Naval Air Station Pensacola in 1981. A final branch in Warrington rounded out the five-location junior college system. PJC offers more than 150 recreation and leisure courses. Currently the college offers a two-year transitional program in conjunction with the University of West Florida. This is the most popular program among students, many continuing on to a bigger university setting after two years at PJC. The eCoast Campus staff understands the importance of services and support for distance learners. We also realize that distance learners may visit a PJC campus only rarely. This page provides links to resources that can help bridge the gap between PJC any off-campus location.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pensacola State College is Coastal Alabama Community College (43.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 7,419 students | 43.00 Mi1900 U S Highway 31 South
    Bay Minette AL  36507
    (251) 580-2100
    43.007,419
  • 1,086 students | 43.30 Mi220 Alco Dr
    Brewton AL  36426
    (251) 867-4832
    43.301,086
  • 5,497 students | 43.50 Mi100 College Boulevard
    Niceville FL  32578
    (850) 678-5111
    43.505,497
  • 2,860 students | 53.10 Mi351 North Broad Street
    Mobile AL  36603
    (251) 405-7000
    53.102,860
  • Remington College-Mobile Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    313 students | 57.70 Mi828 Downtowner Loop W
    Mobile AL  36609
    (251) 343-8200
    57.70313
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