Rasmussen College-Pasco County

  • Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. As a student at our Pasco college campus, you can choose from either an on campus or online degree option. To accommodate our students’ busy lives, our Pasco college campus offers day, evening, and online classes in degree programs that keep our graduates in demand in the working world. With degree programs in areas such as healthcare, business, criminal justice, education, technology, and digital design, our graduates can earn an Associate’s or a Bachelor’s degree in programs that include Internet Marketing, Game and Simulation, Medical Assisting, and Homeland Security.
School Highlights
  • Rasmussen College-Pasco County serves 576 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Rasmussen College-Pasco County is one of 2 community colleges within Pasco County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Rasmussen College-Pasco County is Pasco-Hernando State College (7.8 miles away).

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Rasmussen College-Pasco County places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

    Rasmussen College-Pasco County(FL) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Private For-profit 4-year PrBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution Level4 or more yearsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit

    Student Body

    • The student population of Rasmussen College-Pasco County has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The Rasmussen College-Pasco County diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment576 students1,142 students
    This chart display the total enrollment of Rasmussen College-Pasco County and community college average number of enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    % Unknown races
    Diversity Score0.000.60
    This chart display the diversity score of Rasmussen College-Pasco County and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,000$32,700

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
      This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Rasmussen College-Pasco County and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
      Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)$15,500$9,500
      Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)$5,587$4,999
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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