• St. Johns River Community College is dedicated to providing students with equal access to a broad spectrum of educational and cultural opportunities while encouraging the pursuit of truth, academic excellence, and scholarly achievement. The College is committed to creating and continuously improving affordable, accessible, effective learning opportunities, resources, and support services for the ever-changing educational needs of the diverse population it serves.

School Highlights

Saint Johns River State College serves 7,392 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,392 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,998
  • Out-state tuition: $10,668
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 31%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 476 teachers has grown by 88% over five years.
Saint Johns River State College
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
476 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Saint Johns River State College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Saint Johns River State College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,392 students
3,135 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,972 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,420 students
2,273 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Saint Johns River State College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
470 students
308 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,972 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,420 students
3,787 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
190 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
12%
30%
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% Black
9%
18%
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% White
69%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Saint Johns River State College and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Saint Johns River State College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Saint Johns River State College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.50
0.73
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
35%
44%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Saint Johns River State College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of FL by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
4.65%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,800
$31,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Saint Johns River State 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 $2,998 is less than the state average of $5,429. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,668 is less than the state average of $11,815. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,998
$5,429
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,668
$11,815
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Saint Johns River State College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
64%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Saint Johns River State College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,375
$9,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Saint Johns River State College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,026
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Saint Johns River State College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
84%
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
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Florida School of the Arts, Florida's first state-supported professional arts school, was established in 1974 and is dedicated to the premise that intense, individualized instruction and practical "hands-on" experience are essential to the full development of a student's creative abilities. Florida School of the Arts or "FloArts," as referred to by students and local supporters, has a 600-seat auditorium, a studio theater and a fine art gallery. A print shop, dark room and state-of-the-art computer lab is also available to students. Enrollment is limited to 150 students. Admission to Florida School of the Arts is based on audition/portfolio review and an interview. FloArts is located on the Palatka Campus and is part of the academic and administrative structure of St. Johns River Community College. FloArts is statewide in scope, and has its own arts facility, faculty, administrative staff, mission statement, and curricula specific to each degree program. St. Johns River Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree.

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How much does Saint Johns River State College cost?

Saint Johns River State College's tuition is approximately $2,998 for In-State students and $10,668 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,392 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,998
  • Out-state tuition: $10,668
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 31%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,429 per year for in-state students and $11,815 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,446 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Florida is Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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