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Florida State College at Jacksonville Overview

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

What Is Florida State College at Jacksonville Known For?

7,554 Undergraduate Awards
$17,459 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The student loan default rate at FSCJ is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at FSCJ.
  • In 2017-2018, 40% of the faculty were full-time.

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Florida State College at Jacksonville Rankings

Out of the 126 colleges in Florida, FSCJ is ranked at #12.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

FSCJ has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#132 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at FSCJ.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Online Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#69 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards FSCJ has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#47 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#70 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Nursing Degree Search
#76 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#82 Highest Paid Education Graduates College Factual
#123 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#144 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Florida State College at Jacksonville?

Location of Florida State College at Jacksonville

Contact details for FSCJ are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 501 W State St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904-633-8100
Website: www.fscj.edu

How Do I Get Into FSCJ?

You can apply to FSCJ online at: https://apply.fscj.edu/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Florida State College at Jacksonville when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Florida State College at Jacksonville?

$17,459 Net Price
21% Take Out Loans
2.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of FSCJ is $17,459. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At FSCJ, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $4,739 a year. That adds up to $18,956 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FSCJ is 2.8%. 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.

Florida State College at Jacksonville Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,351 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 23,413 undergraduate students at FSCJ, with 7,351 being full-time and 16,062 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  FSCJ

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,351 full-time undergraduates at FSCJ, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  FSCJ

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of FSCJ Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 305
Black or African American 2,009
Hispanic or Latino 843
White 3,494
International Students 44
Other Races/Ethnicities 656

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Florida State College at Jacksonville. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 54 countries are represented at FSCJ. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Brazil, and China.

Online Learning at Florida State College at Jacksonville

1,734 Took All Classes Online
11,636 Took At Least One Class Online
-13.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 11,636 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 6th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of FSCJ

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Florida State College at Jacksonville was -13.3%. This is the #2,607 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at FSCJ regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of FSCJ majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 10%
Business Support & Assistant Services 24%
Business, Management & Marketing 12%
Computer & Information Sciences 13%
Computer Information Systems 2%
Computer Software & Applications 56%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 73%
Design & Applied Arts 30%
Engineering Technologies 30%
Entrepreneurial Studies 9%
Finance & Financial Management 44%
Health Professions 19%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 59%
Human Services 7%
Industrial Production Technology 57%
Information Technology 8%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 7%
Liberal Arts General Studies 7%
Nursing 14%
Other Homeland Security 27%
Public Administration & Social Service 7%
Real Estate 31%
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 15%
Visual & Performing Arts 9%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at FSCJ ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at FSCJ.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Design & Applied Arts #62
Entrepreneurial Studies #115
Visual & Performing Arts #129
Information Technology #155
Human Development & Family Studies #172
Business Support & Assistant Services #183
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #205
Computer Information Systems #229
Teacher Education Grade Specific #342
Accounting #357
Criminal Justice & Corrections #491

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%.

Florida State College at Jacksonville Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2,591 0 0 2,591
Business Administration & Management 316 103 0 376 795
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 662 0 0 0 662
Physical Science Technicians 411 0 93 0 504
Nursing 0 355 0 115 470
Criminal Justice & Corrections 311 21 0 0 332
Allied Health Professions 72 88 63 0 223
Information Technology 46 60 4 48 158
Cosmetology 82 0 57 0 139
Fire Protection 109 12 0 0 121
Ground Transportation 95 0 0 0 95
Computer Information Systems 44 46 0 0 90
Entrepreneurial Studies 88 0 0 0 88
Real Estate 87 0 0 0 87
Accounting 63 22 0 0 85
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 72 0 72
Human Services 0 0 0 67 67
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 42 23 0 65
General Engineering Technology 27 15 11 0 53
Other Homeland Security 0 0 0 51 51
Computer Software & Applications 22 26 0 0 48
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 47 47
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 1 0 41 0 42
Precision Metal Working 20 0 22 0 42
Design & Applied Arts 28 12 0 0 40
Dental Support Services 0 20 18 0 38
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 37 0 0 37
Human Development & Family Studies 0 33 0 0 33
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 32 32
Hospitality Management 24 6 2 0 32
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 1 0 31 0 32
Culinary Arts 0 18 13 0 31
General Biology 0 0 0 28 28
Legal Support Services 10 18 0 0 28
Communications Technology 25 0 0 0 25
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 25 25
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 13 12 0 25
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 24 24
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 23 23
Industrial Production Technology 23 0 0 0 23
Air Transportation 0 20 0 0 20
Business Support & Assistant Services 17 0 0 0 17
Mechanical Engineering Technology 2 15 0 0 17
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 15 0 0 0 15
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 12 0 0 12
Natural Resources Conservation 2 5 3 0 10
Homeland Security 4 5 0 0 9
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 7 0 0 7
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 7 0 0 7
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 6 0 6
Biotechnology 5 0 0 0 5
Special Education 0 5 0 0 5
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 2 3 0 5
Construction Engineering Technology 0 4 0 0 4
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 4 0 0 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 0 3 0 0 3
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 2 0 0 2
Marketing 0 0 1 0 1
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 1 0 0 0 1
Geography & Cartography 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 0 0
Public Administration 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,618 3,625 475 836 7,554

References

*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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