Florida College

Florida College

Florida College, FC, is a private college in Temple Terrace, Florida that was founded in 1946 as a junior college. Originally named Florida Christian College, the name was changed to Florida College in 1963. FC, which has a roughly 20 acre campus, offers associate's and bachelor's degrees in biblical studies, elementary education, business administration, arts, and liberal studies.

Florida College is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association or USCAA. Their sports teams, which are known as the Falcons, participate in a variety of sports like volleyball, basketball, soccer, and cross country. FC has 6 societies including Zeta Phi Epsilon, Psi Beta Gamma, and Phi Sigma Chi.

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Florida College
119 N Glen Arven Ave
Temple Terrace , FL 33617-5578
General Phone: (813) 988-5131

Florida College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts148liberal arts and sciences
Education and Teaching5elementary school teaching
Religion and Philosophy4bible studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree274
Associate's degree1331

Florida College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Florida College had a total enrollment of 524 students (482 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 61%
20-21 30%
22-24 5%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
35-39 0%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

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

North Carolina3%
(International Students)2%
South Carolina1%

Florida College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %
Part-Time 100 %

Florida College Room and Board (2007)

Florida College offers campus housing for 673 of its 482 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Temple Terrace, 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.

Florida College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal430590
SAT Math460590
ACT Verbal1927
ACT Math1725
ACT Composite1926

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT52%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT69%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Florida College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,060
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,060
Room and board $ 6,300
Room charge $ 3,600
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,300
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 4,600

Financial Aid:
Florida College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 148200)

Florida College Faculty

Florida College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year25$53,9459$31,630
All faculty totalacademic year25$53,9459$31,630

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

Florida College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01313

Florida College Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

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Florida College Highlights

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What Sets Florida College Apart:

% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Florida College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in music
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Florida College % of degrees in music
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Florida College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Florida College % students on athletic fin. aid
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Florida College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Florida College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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