Central Florida Community College

Central Florida Community College

Central Florida Community College, also referred to as CFCC, is a coeducational, community college located in Ocala, Florida, United States. It was established in 1957. Initially, classes were held at Marion County Vocational School. On July 1, 1966, the College merged with Hampton Junior College. The latter opened in the fall of 1958, and was one of the first black, two-year colleges in the state of Florida. On July 1, 1971, the name of the College was changed to Central Florida Community College.

The academic departments at CFCC include the following:

  • Business & Technology
  • Communications
  • Dance
  • Environmental Horticulture
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Visual and Performing Arts

The sports teams of the College are known as the Patriots. The students compete in baseball, basketball, softball, and tennis. The College offers sports scholarships to students who are proficient in their sport. For nearly a decade, the Patriots have received top 10 national rankings in baseball, basketball, and tennis.

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Central Florida Community College
3001 SW College Rd
Ocala , FL 34474
General Phone: (352) 873-5800

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Central Florida Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts538liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine262EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Security and Law Enforcement191corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Transportation84truck and bus driver
Beauty and Cosmetology56cosmetology, barber
Business and Management24business management, accounting technology, accounting and related services, entrepreneurship, management information systems, marketing, business and related services
Medical Support and Technology19dental assistant, veterinary assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, mental health services tech
Computer Science and Engineering18systems analyst
Medical Administration18medical records tech
Office and Administration16executive secretary
Therapy and Counseling15physical therapist assistant, community health services
Mechanics and Repair14HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Animal Science and Care12equestrian studies
Law8legal assistant
Landscaping and Horticulture7landscaping, plant nursery
Engineering Technician7quality control tech, automotive tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Family and Social Work7child care management, child care provider
Cooking and Culinary Arts3restaurant and catering management
Education and Teaching2teacher education
Hospitality1hospitality management, restaurant and food services management
Production Trades0welding
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural management

Number of programs and degrees for Central Florida Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree77029
Award of less than 1 academic year35913
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years16913
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years41

Central Florida Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Central Florida Community College had a total enrollment of 6,210 students (4,630 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 11%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 29%
20-21 20%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Central Florida Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 48 %

Central Florida Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Ocala, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Central Florida Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,848
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,744
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Central Florida Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 147100)

Central Florida Community College Faculty

Central Florida Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2425
Non-tenured and not on tenure track35

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$63,55310$70,323
Associate professoracademic year18$56,16723$56,091
Assistant professoracademic year17$49,17318$39,334
Instructoracademic year1*8$32,358
No academic rankacademic year3$49,7073$35,609
All faculty totalacademic year53$55,13462$49,468

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Central Florida Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02727

Central Florida Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Restaurant/Food Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Plant Nursery Operations and Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Top 7%Central Florida Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 8%Central Florida Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 12%Central Florida Community College Number of students
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 17%Central Florida Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 18%Central Florida Community College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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