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 South Florida Community College

South Florida Community College - Avon Park, FL

600 W College Dr, Avon Park, Florida 33825-9356

General information:(863)453-6661
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Campus setting:Town: Distant
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:2,759( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:14 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Medium
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $2,580 $2,790 $3,011 -7%
Out-of-state $9,680 $10,457 $11,292 -7%
Books and supplies $947 $994 $994 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $2,480 $3,014 $3,827 -21%
Other $3,482 $3,517 $3,528 -0%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $9,489 $10,315 $11,360 -9%
Off Campus $3,527 $3,784 $4,005 -25%
Off Campus with Family $3,527 $3,784 $4,005 -25%
On Campus $16,589 $17,982 $19,641 -11%
Off Campus $10,627 $11,451 $12,286 -8%
Off Campus with Family $10,627 $11,451 $12,286 -8%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $2,986
In-state fees $25
Out-of-state tuition $11,267
Out-of-state fees $25
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 264 79% --
Grant or scholarship aid 246 73% $1,253,067 $5,094
Federal grants 182 54% $888,518 $4,882
Pell grants 182 54% $848,090 $4,660
Other federal grants 62 19% $40,428 $652
State/local government grant or scholarships 189 56% $343,749 $1,819
Institutional grants or scholarships 35 10% $20,800 $594
Student loan aid 24 7% $79,094 $3,296
Federal student loans 23 7% $66,594 $2,895
Other student loans 3 1% $12,500 $4,167
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,323 47% $5,058,454 $3,823
Pell grants 1,141 40% $4,008,369 $3,513
Federal student loans 143 5% $487,913 $3,412


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $4,536 $4,645 $5,224
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $3,173 $3,493 $3,567
$30,001 - $48,000 $4,073 $4,241 $5,238
$48,001 - $75,000 $5,435 $6,678 $7,831
$75,001 - $110,000 $8,328 $9,079 $9,402
$110,001 and more $5,951 Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 2,759
Undergraduate enrollment 2,759
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 20
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$25

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 58 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IMenWomen
Baseball 24-
Softball -17
Volleyball -14


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1968 Accredited


American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

01/31/2003 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

01/31/2003 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

04/24/2009 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 101
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate20.4%
Number in default20
Number in repayment98

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00152200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agriculture, General0---
Landscaping and Groundskeeping20--
Category total20--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0---
Accounting and Related Services, Other--2-
Business Administration and Management, General1---
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--1-
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary0-4-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General0---
Management Information Systems, General-0--
Office Management and Supervision-2--
Operations Management and Supervision0---
Category total127-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Specific Applications2---
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other08--
Category total28--
Construction Trades Colleges
Building/Property Maintenance-0--
Plumbing Technology/Plumber---3
Category total-6-9
Education Colleges
Education, Other--9-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth0---
Category total0-9-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0---
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD---0
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology0---
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician0---
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General3---
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician00--
Category total30-0
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant1---
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management-8--
Category total18--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Blood Bank Technology Specialist--15-
Dental Assisting/Assistant-5--
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist16---
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)11636-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training-23--
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary-6--
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist10---
Medical/Clinical Assistant-0--
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide--31-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse52---
Category total795082-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration8---
Criminal Justice/Police Science--78-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician0---
Category total8-208-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies339---
Category total339---
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician-4--
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician---6
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician-0--
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/-1610
Category total-5616
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General-8--
Culinary Arts/Chef Training-0--
Category total-8--
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor--10-
Category total--10-
Grand total4358732225