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Saint Johns River State College Overview

Located in Palatka, Florida, Saint Johns River State College is a public institution. The surrounding location of Palatka is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Saint Johns River State College Known For?

1,261 Undergraduate Awards
  • The 3% student loan default rate at St. Johns River Community College 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 highest award offered at St. Johns River Community College is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 33% of the faculty were full-time.

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Saint Johns River State College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

St. Johns River Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#127 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#338 Most Popular Associate’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 St. Johns River Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#13 Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#157 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#157 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#171 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Saint Johns River State College?

Location of Saint Johns River State College

Contact details for St. Johns River Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5001 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka, FL 32177
Phone: 386-312-4200
Website: www.sjrstate.edu

How Do I Get Into St. Johns River Community College?

You can apply to St. Johns River Community College online at: https://web.sjrstate.edu/apex/prod/f?p=133:1:0:::::

Since Saint Johns River 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 Saint Johns River State College?

12% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At St. Johns River Community College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $4,509 a year. That adds up to $18,036 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St. Johns River Community College is 3.4%. 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.

Saint Johns River State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,972 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,392 undergraduate students at St. Johns River Community College, with 1,972 being full-time and 5,420 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  St. Johns River Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,972 full-time undergraduates at St. Johns River Community College, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  St. Johns River Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Saint Johns River State College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of St. Johns River Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 172
Hispanic or Latino 280
White 1,318
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 159

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Johns River State College. At this time, 7 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 3 countries are represented at St. Johns River Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Germany, Venezuela, and Spain.

Online Learning at Saint Johns River State College

1,373 Took All Classes Online
2,901 Took At Least One Class Online
14.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,901 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Johns River Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 28th 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 St. Johns River Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Johns River State College was 14.2%. This is the #1,106 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St. Johns River Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 18%
Computer Information Systems 8%
Computer Programming 11%
Education 25%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15%
Nursing 1%
Other Education 21%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St. Johns River Community College 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 St. Johns River Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Entrepreneurial Studies #21
Business Support & Assistant Services #35
Accounting #91
Health & Medical Administrative Services #128
Liberal Arts General Studies #163
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #163
Business Administration & Management #341
Health Professions #370
Business, Management & Marketing #423

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%.

Saint Johns River State College 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 0 659 0 0 659
Nursing 0 101 0 37 138
Business Administration & Management 31 16 0 47 94
Allied Health Professions 32 32 8 0 72
Criminal Justice & Corrections 40 8 0 0 48
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 20 19 0 39
Accounting 28 10 0 0 38
Other Education 38 0 0 0 38
Computer Information Systems 13 11 0 0 24
Drama & Theater Arts 2 21 0 0 23
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 19 19
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 19 0 0 0 19
Information Technology 0 8 7 0 15
Computer Software & Applications 0 13 1 0 14
Entrepreneurial Studies 9 0 0 0 9
Computer Programming 3 4 2 0 9
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 0 0 0 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 218 903 37 103 1,261

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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