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Florida College

Temple Terrace, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

119 N Glen Arven Ave

Temple Terrace, FL 33617-5527

www.floridacollege.edu

Admission Office

119 North Glen Arven Avenue

Temple Terrace, FL 33617

(813) 988-5131

Fax : (813) 899-1799

admission@floridacollege.edu

Contact : Virginia Maness

Director of Admissions & Retention Services

Type of School

Small

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 5216

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : August 15

Total undergraduates : 537

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 176

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 57.0%

Average financial aid package : $13,997.00

In-State Tuition : $18,060.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $18,060.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Associate

Bachelor's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Aug 15

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : Aug 15

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Aug 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 15

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Sep 30

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

International Students

Fall application due : Jan 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 13 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 29.0%
Liberal Arts : 28.0%
Communications/Journalism : 16.0%
Education : 10.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 10.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General B
Organizational Communication, General B

Education
Elementary Education and Teaching B

History
American History (United States) B
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies B
Religious Education B

Visual & Performing Arts
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Internships

Cross-Registration

Independent Study

Teacher Certification

Double Major

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

85 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Wireless network available

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : Riverwalk

Geographic Location : 2 miles from Tampa.

Large Town

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 537

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 176

Degree-seeking undergrads : 536

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 31.0%

Out of state students : 69.0%

Part Time students : 3.0%

Percentage of males : 48.0%

Percentage of females : 52.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 5.0%

Asian : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 9.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 1.0%

White : 78.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : All campus residents expected to attend Sunday worship services.

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 90.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 82.0%

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $150.00

Housing deposit due : Aug 1

Housing deposit is partially refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Falcons

Sport Member : NSCAA, NAIA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Career counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 312

Admitted : 268

Enrolled : 202

Less selective 86.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Character/Personal Qualities

Recommendations

Religious Affiliation or Commitment

Standardized Test Scores

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

AP

CLEP

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

SAT and ACT scores are used for course placement as well as to award academic scholarships.

A note from the college

2 recommendations, 2.0 GPA required. Test scores, moral character important.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 18.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 14.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 9.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 9.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 4.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 6.0%

600 - 699 : 37.0%

500 - 599 : 34.0%

400 - 499 : 22.0%

300 - 399 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 4.0%

600 - 699 : 17.0%

500 - 599 : 51.0%

400 - 499 : 25.0%

300 - 399 : 3.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 18.0%

24 - 29 : 33.0%

18 - 23 : 41.0%

12 - 17 : 8.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 8.0%

24 - 29 : 37.0%

18 - 23 : 35.0%

12 - 17 : 20.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 23.0%

24 - 29 : 30.0%

18 - 23 : 34.0%

12 - 17 : 12.0%

6 - 11 : 1.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Florida College will grant credit hours for a score of 3 or more.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

2

0

Science Lab

0

0

Social Studies

2

3

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 43.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 66.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

480 - 580

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

490 - 640

ACT Composite

20 - 27


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Biology

3

4

BSC 1005C

All

4

4

BSC 2010C

All

5

8

BSC 2010C BSC 2011C

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MAC 2311

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MAC 2311

All

4

8

MAC 2311 MAC 2312

All

Chemistry

3

4

--

All

4

4

CHM 1045C

All

5

8

CHM 1045C CHM 1046C

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENC 1101

All

4

6

ENC 1101 ENC 1102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENC 1101

All

4

6

ENC 1101 and either ENC 1102 or humanities credit

All

Environmental Science

3

3

--

All

European History

3

3

EUH 1000

All

4

6

EUH 1000 EUH 1001

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FRE 2200

All

4

6

FRE 2200 FRE 2201

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 2013

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 2023

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHY 1053C

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHY 1054C

All

Physics B

3

4

PHY 1053C

All

4

8

PHY 1053C PHY 1054C

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHY 1054C

All

4

4

PHY 2049C

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHY 1053C

All

4

4

PHY 2048C

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 1012

All

Research

3

3

--

All

Seminar

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPN 2200

All

4

6

SPN 2200 SPN 2201

All

Statistics

3

3

STA 2023

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POS 2041

All

United States History

3

3

AMH 2010

All

4

6

AMH 2010 AMH 2020

All

World History: Modern

3

3

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

3

College Algebra

50

3

College Mathematics

50

3

English Literature

50

3

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

4

French II

59

8

German I

50

4

German II

60

8

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Pre Calculus

50

4

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

4

Spanish II

63

8

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

4

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 71.0%

% of loans / jobs : 29.0%

% of need met : 57.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $13,997.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $7,576.00

Avg need-based loan : $4,770.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Sep 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Erin McAllister

Financial aid office phone : (813) 988-5131

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $710.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

$18,060.00

Room and board:

$8,690.00

$10,000.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,300.00

$1,300.00

$1,300.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

$500.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$31,050.00

$32,360.00

$21,360.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$31,050.00

$32,360.00

$21,360.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 32

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Standardized Test Scores

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 47

Transfers admitted percentage: 68.0%

Transfers admitted: 32

Transfers enrolled percentage: 68.0%

Transfers enrolled: 32

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

Applicants screened for appropriate attitude and social and moral qualities.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Jan 1

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $18,060.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $8,690.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,000.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $710.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $210,968.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 13

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 85

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 79

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser