South Florida State College

Avon Park, FL

South Florida State College

Avon Park, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$2,593

$9,722

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 503
Declined 190
Total Received 693
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Public

2,910

undergraduate students

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School Facts

South Florida State College, founded in 1965, is a public, two-year college, offering classes in many locations in the tri-county area, including DeSoto and Hardee counties. Its 228-acre main campus is located in Avon Park, FL.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,910
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

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228-acre campus in Avon Park (population: 10,408); branch campuses in Lake Placid, Arcadia, and Bowling Green. Air serves Orlando (83 miles); bus serves Sebring (10 miles).

  • Metropolitan area: Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Orlando International

South Florida State College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park
33825-9399

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
No freshman housing consideration

Top Organizations

  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Art Club
  • Anime and Gaming Club
  • Basketball Club

Top Events

  • Fall Fest
  • Club Rush
  • College Week
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
10%
Top 1/2
34%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.13

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 503
Declined 190
Total Received 693

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Cross-country running
Softball
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Basketball, Soccer

Club Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering Technology, General
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Office Management and Supervision
Operations Management and Supervision
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Transportation/Mobility Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,910

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,910
students

Female
63%
1,826

Male
37%
1,084

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

33%

976
students

Female
60%
577

Male
40%
399

67%

1,934
students

Female
65%
1,249

Male
35%
685

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
37%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

128

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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