Central Florida Institute

Overview of Central Florida Institute

Students attend Central Florida Institute in Palm Harbor, FL, a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Central Florida Institute degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Central Florida Institute Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 545 students at Central Florida Institute (as of 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Mission Statement The mission of Central Florida Institute is to educate students to obtain a professional career in the allied healthcare field with special emphasis on academic excellence, innovative hands-on training, and high ethical standards. Central Florida Institute will realize this mission by maintaining affiliations, partnerships and collaboration with community health care organizations, workforce entities, other educational institutions, and community service organizations. Vision Recognition as FloridaÆs leading private post-secondary institution providing a quality allied healthcare curriculum and innovative hands-on training in a diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and academic environment. Philosophy The faculty and staff of Central Florida Institute believes in the following values: ò All students have dignity and worth ò Students have the right to develop their skills and abilities to the greatest level ò Students should be encouraged to develop self-esteem and respect while developing skills and attitudes that will lead to gainful employment and a sense of fulfillment ò Students need encouragement to recognize and optimize potential ò Quality and affordable education are obtainable ò Outstanding customer service ò Individual differences, ideas, and opinions are to be appreciated and respected ò Success is achieved by being honest, fair, ethical, and innovative ò Commitment to continuous awareness of changes in technology and medical advances in order to implement high-demand educational opportunities."

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Contacting Central Florida Institute

Central Florida Institute
30522 US Hwy 19 N Ste 300
Palm Harbor , FL 34684-0000

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Central Florida Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology346dental assistant, medical assistant, cardiovascular tech, electroencephalographic tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3466

Central Florida Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Central Florida Institute had a total enrollment of 545 students (629 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 10%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 13%
22-24 19%
25-29 21%
30-34 13%
35-39 11%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Carolina1%

Central Florida Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 87 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 75%

Central Florida Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Palm Harbor, 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 Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Central Florida Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3425400)

Central Florida Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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Central Florida Institute Highlights

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What Sets Central Florida Institute Apart:

Number of students
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 13%Central Florida Institute Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Central Florida Institute % students 40 years or older

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