South Florida Community College

Avon Park, FL
University Website: www.southflorida.edu
Apply Online: www.southflorida.edu/student/services/admissions/
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South Florida State College (SFSC, was South Florida Community College until 2012) is a College with campuses in Highlands, DeSoto and Hardee counties, Florida. It is a member of the Florida College System.

SFSC was founded in 1965 and serves around 16,000 students a year. The Highlands Campus, on 228 acres (0.92 km2), is located two miles (3 km) south of Avon Park, Florida. It is bounded on the north by Lake Lelia, to the south by Lake Glenada, and to the west by U.S. Highway 27. SFCC is a public college offering associate degrees in more than 60 fields of study. The college also offers selected bachelor's and master's degrees and a doctoral degree in partnership with four-year colleges and universities. Specialized courses are geared for adult education needs and course work is offered through a mix of traditional classroom and distance learning instructional modalities. An athletic program fields teams in volleyball, softball, and baseball.

This college is oriented toward educating and training the citizens of its area for jobs in great demand in the area. It has course offerings in a variety of subjects, including corrections, law enforcement, nursing and other health fields, and the citrus industry.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $11,267.00 avg tuition

600 W College Dr
Avon Park, FL 33825-9356
(863) 453-6661

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Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
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South Florida Community College

Statistics:
Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 60%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

South Florida Community College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $2,986.00 $2,986.00 $11,267.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $25.00 $25.00 $25.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $100.00 $100.00 $376.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $3,827.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,528.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $994.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 79%
Percent receiving grant aid 73%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,094.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 7%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,296.00

South Florida Community College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agriculture, General X
Landscaping and Groundskeeping X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X
Operations Management and Supervision X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Programming, Specific Applications X
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other X
EDUCATION
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician X
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology X
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care Provider/Assistant X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X

Scholarships for Students in Florida

Name Amount Deadline
Florida Strawberry Growers Association Scholarship $500 September 25, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
NEWH South Florida Chapter Scholarship Varies October 13, 2016

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