FINANCIAL AID RATE69%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO25:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE72
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$4,561
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Florida State College at Jacksonville
777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339, Boca Raton, FL
Florida Community College at Jacksonville has changed its name to Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Updated information about FSCJ may be found at www.fscj.edu. FSCJ offers more than 200 academic degree programs at the associate's and bachelor's degree levels. The College also offers technical certificates, and many programs may be completed through online courses, evening classes and accelerated learning. FSCJ has several campuses and centers located throughout Duval and Nassau counties in Florida.
The Florida State College at Jacksonville was established in 1965 as "Florida Junior College at Jacksonville (FJC). Its first students enrolled in 1966. In 1969, FJC received full (associate's level) accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In 1970, the college established its permanent campus, called "North Campus."
In 1986, Florida Junior College at Jacksonville changed its name to Florida Community College at Jacksonville. In 2007, it received accreditation to offer its first bachelor's degree. By 2008, the college was offering four different bachelor's degree programs. In 2009, the name was officially changed to Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ).
The academic calendar for Florida State College at Jacksonville follows the semester format, with fall, spring and summer "terms" of 16 weeks each.
Colleges and Schools
Florida State College at Jacksonville has 11 schools of learning:
- Arts and Sciences
- Construction, Industrial and Architectural Technologies
- Culinary Arts and Hospitality
- Digital Media and Entertainment Technology
- Health Sciences
- Information Technology
- Public Safety
- Transportation and Logistics
The Student Life and Leadership Development centers at each of Florida State College at Jacksonville's locations provide students with comfortable gathering places for study and recreation, meeting rooms, information about student services or how to get involved in student government, clubs and organizations. There are also opportunities to volunteer for community service or participate in intramural sports, recreational tournaments, drama, performance groups, Brain Bowl, math, music, photography, and more. Each campus offers its own selection of groups, events and activities, so students are advised to contact the appropriate advisor at their location.
Students can also get discounts to attend music and theatre performances, guest lectures, art exhibits and other cultural events.
The student newspaper and the arts magazine called "The Experience" are other opportunities for student involvement, and may offer academic credit for participation.
Students of all the FSCJ campuses and locations are eligible to participate in the college's intercollegiate athletics program. South Campus is the location for men's and women's basketball, women's tennis and volleyball. North campus is the location for men's baseball and women's softball. Students wishing to participate should contact the Director of Athletics.
Satellite Campuses and Centers
Florida State College at Jacksonville has campuses and centers located throughout Duval and Nassau counties. All campuses offer the courses required to earn an associate's degree for transfer to a four-year university. FSCJ also offers bachelor's degrees courses at multiple campuses. The core courses for many degree programs are available only at specific FSCJ locations, so students should confirm that all the classes for their program are available at the campus of their choice. All locations are in Jacksonville, with the exception of the Betty P. Cook Nassau Center, which is in Yulee, Florida.
- Downtown Campus
- Kent Campus
- North Campus
- Open Campus
- South Campus
- Administrative Offices
- Advanced Technology Center
- Betty P. Cook Nassau Center
- Cecil Center
- Deerwood Center
- Urban Resource Center
The Jacksonville, Florida community has many things to offer and, in turn, has diverse needs. FSCJ offers continuing education in recreational and vocational areas to the community, with a special focus on helping new immigrants learn English. The following community services are offered through FSCJ:
- Continuing Education
- Outdoor Education Center
- Center for Lifelong Learning
- First Coast Community Music School
- Prosperity Scholarship Fund
- Adults with Disabilities
- Independent Living for Adult Blind
- Military Education Institute
- Rosanne R. Hartwell Women's Center
- English for Speakers of Other Languages
- Television Cablecast
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students Florida State College at Jacksonville accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $2,100-$2,500
- Out-of-State: $7,900-$9,536
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $110-$130 per unit
- Out-of-State: $400-$480 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||56%||$5,139|
|Receiving Student Loans||21%||$4,739|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Florida State College at Jacksonville may provide services including:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care for children
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: North Campus
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Dietetic Technician Program
- Funeral Service Education Program
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
Campus: Florida State College at Jacksonville
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- * Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2010)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Florida State College at Jacksonville by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges
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- St. Johns River State College in Miami, FL (47 miles away)
- Florida Gateway College in Hialeah, FL (61 miles away)
- Santa Fe Community College in Saint Petersburg, FL (64 miles away)
- Daytona State College in Naples, FL (86 miles away)
- College of Central Florida in Miami, FL (87 miles away)
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