University of Southernmost Florida (Closed 2015)

9550 Regency Square Blvd., Suite 1100
Jacksonville, FL 32225
  • The mission of Florida Technical College is to provide education and training that enables graduates to obtain entry-level employment. Florida Technical College is committed to encouraging the intellectual pursuits of men and women in a variety of business and technical areas. The College strives to maintain the flexibility necessary to meet the needs of a diverse population and the varying educational requirements prompted by the changes in the society it serves. The College recognizes the need to encourage creative activities and community involvement commensurate with institutional resources and abilities.
School Highlights
  • University of Southernmost Florida serves 173 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • University of Southernmost Florida is one of 5 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to University of Southernmost Florida is Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville Inc-Jacksonville (5.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Southernmost Florida(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty11 staff37 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of University of Southernmost Florida has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The University of Southernmost Florida diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment173 students1,142 students
Student:Teacher Ratio16:138:1
# Full-Time Students173 students487 students
# Undergraduate Students164 students487 students
# Graduate Students9 students30 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
Diversity Score0.680.60
College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,700$30,300

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,165 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,165$15,054
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)100%91%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$13,920$11,875
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$8,565$6,334
Acceptance Rate (Year 2010)66%74%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Florida Technical College is a private two-year junior college with four campuses in Florida. Our programs are designed for students looking for quality, career-focused education in some of today's most up-and-coming career fields. We offer Associate's and Diploma-level programs that can be completed in as little as 18 months! We pride ourselves on our Career Placements Services. Staff members offer individual attention and advice to students on how to decide which degree and career path bests suits individual needs, goals and interests. Staff members also assist students in finding a good job, preparing for the interview process, building a resume, and negotiating salary and benefits. Florida Technical College is a Junior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associates of Science degrees and academic diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Jacksonville campus, located at 8711 Lone Star Road, is in the southern part of Jacksonville and easily accessible from all major highways in Northeast Florida. The campus boasts a modern facility and labs for computers, networking and medical assisting.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.