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Jacksonville Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Jacksonville Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Jacksonville, Florida

There are at least 25 colleges in Jacksonville, listed and described below. These schools represent 48,396 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 37,891 full-time students, and a reported 4,697 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Florida Community College at Jacksonville, University of North Florida and Jacksonville University.

We also provide an extensive list of Florida Colleges.

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Everest University


Orange Park, FL

Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma, Bachelor, Associate

Keiser University Campus


Jacksonville, FL

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor, Associate

Florida Career College


Jacksonville, FL

Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

J-Tech


Jacksonville, FL

J-Tech is committed to offering the best education and training possible by partnering with industry-leading corporations, and working with professionals who truly care about the advancement of the automotive, diesel, and transportation industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Associate

Virginia College


Jacksonville, FL

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Tulsa Welding School


Jacksonville, FL

Get your career started with an education from Tulsa Welding School.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Keiser Univ. Center for Culinary Arts


Tallahassee, FL

Your Culinary Career Starts Here

  • Program Categories: Culinary Arts
  • Degrees: Associate

City College


Gainesville, FL

City College of Florida is focused on providing the best in business and career education.

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Associate

Fortis Institute


Orange Park, FL

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
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Jacksonville Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Commercial Diving Academy
8137 N Main St
Jacksonville, FL 32208

  • Programs: professional diver, EMT paramedic, marine transportation, welding
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 176 students, 398 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 74 student capacity.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Edward Waters College
1658 Kings Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32209

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: non-profit management, criminal justice and safety, business management, biology, physical education teaching, elementary school teaching, sociology, communication studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 811 students, 728 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 584 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Florida Community College at Jacksonville
501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, financial services marketing, registered nursing, child care provider, criminal justice and police, real estate, executive secretary, business management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 24,939 students, 17,383 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Jacksonville Beauty Institute
5045 Soutel Dr Ste 80
Jacksonville, FL 32208

  • Programs: cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 46 students, 136 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Riverside Hairstyling Academy
3530 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207

  • Programs: cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 64 students, 77 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville
3563 Phillips Highway Building E Suite 501
Jacksonville, FL 32207

  • Programs: court reporting
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 297 students, 467 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Trendsetters School of Beauty & Barbering
5808-7 Normandy Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32205

  • Programs: cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 38 students, 80 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Colleges in Jacksonville with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Concorde Career Institute Jacksonville
7960 Arlington Expressway
Jacksonville, FL 32211-7480

  • Programs: medical assistant, dental assistant, health and medical administrative, licensed practical nurse, home health aide, surgical tech, massage therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 548 students, 481 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Florida Coastal School of Law
8787 Baypine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256

  • Programs: law
  • Degrees/Certificates: First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 1,395 students.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option.

Trinity Baptist College
800 Hammond Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32221

  • Programs: religion, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, administrative assistant, religious studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 333 students, 287 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 300 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 300-600. Math: 400-600. Writing: 400-600.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

University of North Florida
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, business management, psychology, mass communication, elementary school teaching, registered nursing, health service and sciences, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 16,406 students, 14,189 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,144 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 550-630. Math: 560-640. Writing: 510-610.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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