Saint Johns River State College

  • 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 7,503 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 231 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Saint Johns River State College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty231 staff55 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Saint Johns River State College has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The Saint Johns River State College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,503 students2,723 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:134:1
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# Full-Time Students1,881 students789 students
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# Part-Time Students5,622 students1,934 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
10%
28%
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% Black
10%
19%
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% White
67%
39%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.530.73
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College Completion Rate
35%
52%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,800$30,300
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,998 is less than the state average of $4,475. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,668 is less than the state average of $11,066. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,998$4,475
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,668$11,066
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid67%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,856$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Saint Johns River State College is Fortis College-Orange Park (37.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Orange Park
    Private for-profit
    431 students | 37.20 Mi700 Blanding Blvd. Suite 16
    Orange Park, FL 32065
    (904) 269-7086
    37.20431
  • 340 students | 37.90 Mi10255 Fortune Parkway, Suite 501
    Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (904) 363-6221
    37.90340
  • 307 students | 39.40 Mi8813 Western Way
    Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (904) 328-5600
    39.40307
  • 704 students | 41.40 Mi7259 Salisbury Road
    Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (904) 725-0525
    41.40704
  • City College-Gainesville
    Private not-for-profit
    190 students | 44.20 Mi7001 N.W. 4th Blvd.
    Gainesville, FL 32607
    (352) 335-4000
    44.20190
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