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Eastern Florida State College Overview

Located in Melbourne, Florida, Eastern Florida State College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Melbourne makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Eastern Florida State College Known For?

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  • The 5% student loan default rate at EFSC is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at EFSC.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 35% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Eastern Florida State College?


Contact details for EFSC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3865 North Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935
Phone: 321-632-1111

How Do I Get Into EFSC?

You can apply to EFSC online at:

Since Eastern Florida State College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Eastern Florida State College?

17% Take Out Loans
4.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At EFSC, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $3,946 a year. That adds up to $15,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at EFSC is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Eastern Florida State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,635 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,677 undergraduate students at EFSC, with 3,635 being full-time and 9,042 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 3,635 full-time undergraduates at EFSC, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Florida State College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 113
Black or African American 318
Hispanic or Latino 614
White 2,204
International Students 100
Other Races/Ethnicities 286

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Eastern Florida State College. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 65 countries are represented at EFSC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and France.

Online Learning at Eastern Florida State College

4,997 Took All Classes Online
8,331 Took At Least One Class Online
61.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 8,331 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at EFSC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 11th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of EFSC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Florida State College was 61.7%. This is the #544 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at EFSC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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