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1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
p. 321-632-1111
w. www.easternflorida.edu

Eastern Florida State College

Eastern Florida State College Rating: 3.6/5 (5 votes)

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Introduction

Eastern Florida State College, known as Brevard Community College until July 2013, operates four integrated campuses in Brevard County, Florida. The school offers Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, and Associate of Applied Science degrees as well as a number of diploma programs in applied technology. In addition, students can opt for postsecondary adult vocational certificates, as well as college credit certificate programs in medical information coding/billing.

Academics

Specialized learning centers include the Center for Service-Learning, the Writing Center, and the Child Development Center. These centers, housed within the campus, provide a host of specialized services and programs for the benefit of students. Furthermore, the college has established the Clark Maxwell, Jr. Lifelong Learning Center in collaboration with the University of Central Florida. This center is specifically aimed at helping Florida’s residents achieve their personal career goals. It allows students to complete a bachelor’s degree and work towards a graduate degree in various disciplines.

The college boasts three facilities that are counted among the world’s most technologically advanced. The Florida Solar Energy Center, considered to be the “most energy efficient building in the United States”, offers research facilities in solar power and alternative fuels. The Planetarium and Observatory features a 200-seatplanetarium, a film theater, a 24-inch Cassegrain reflector, and two exhibit halls. The Joint-Use Library includes an electronic instruction room, more than 100,000 books, and a large number of periodicals and research databases.

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Admissions

Admissions for most programs are non-competitive. Application for admission to the college’s Summer Programs must be made within the month of June, while the application deadlines for Fall Classes are generally between August and October. Application forms can be filled and submitted online, and together with the form, an application fee must be paid to the college.

Non-residents of Florida seeking admission need to pass a placement examination in mathematics and English. Transfer students, post completing the online application form and submitting the fee, need to complete the Residency Affidavit and provide necessary residency documents to the college.

International students wishing to enroll need to have a TOEFL computer score of at least 173, or a TOEFL internet score of 61. In absence of TOEFL scores, such students need to possess a graduation degree from a high school in the United States. They can also opt for an English language program at an accredited institution, and submit a recommendation letter from that institution. In addition, international students need to submit financial support certifications.

Financial Aid

Students can avail of financial assistance programs like Federal grants, student loans, as well as work-study programs. The college also offers a large number of general scholarships, special scholarships, and foundation scholarships to the deserving candidates. These include the Nabul Abdullah Al-Hameli Memorial Scholarship, Robert A. and Charlotte T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship, Eastern Florida State College Foundation Scholarship, John Bencich Memorial Scholarship, and The Balda Family Foundation Scholarship.

Student Financial Aid Details

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Students

The student body is diverse, including representatives from all across the world. However, the college does not offer any housing or transportation facilities.

Students publish an electronic newsletter every month.

Students can take advantage of career counseling, research information, and job placement assistance services through the on-campus Career Center. Special benefits and services are offered to the students suffering from documented disabilities.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

The athletics department sponsors teams in basketball, baseball, golf, softball, and volleyball. Nicknamed the Titans and the Lady Titans, the teams compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association and the Florida Community College Activities Association. The men’s golf team has won more than five National Junior College Championships, while the men’s baseball team has been victorious in two state championships.

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 287 1.65
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 1 0.01
Forcible Rape 23 0.13
Robbery 60 0.35
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 435 2.50
Larceny 747 4.30
Vehicle theft 64 0.37

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Cocoa, FL 32922
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population15,968 (15,968 urban / N/A rural)
Households6,730 (2.35 people per house)
Median Household Income$23,608
Families3,981 (3.00 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Large
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingVery large two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringBachelor's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1208

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 3610th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $1,892 $1,892 $7,573
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $604 $604 $2,166
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $104 $104 $406
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $3,696 $3,696 $10,939
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $14,334 $14,334 $21,577
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $8,574 $8,574 $15,817

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $2,448 $2,458 $2,448 $2,458 $8,976 $8,986
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,200(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $5,760(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $4,878(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $4,878(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NJCAA

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 41 335 349 117 23 2,996 25 3,955
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 3 3 2 1 21 30
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician 1 8 9
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 1 3 4
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2 13 15
Business Administration and Management, General 1 2 2 1 23 29
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry 1 4 1 18 25
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician 2 14 16
Chemical Technology/Technician 1 11 4 3 46 66
Child Care Provider/Assistant 14 7 1 105 133
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 3 19 22
Communications Technology/Technician 2 5 7
Computer Graphics 22 23
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 3 3
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification 1 1 5 7
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 9 9
Computer Support Specialist 2 1 3 6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 2 1 13 17
Corrections 13 7 24 1 46
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 4 1 1 25 32
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 2 1 13 1 17
Criminal Justice/Police Science 9 16 3 2 82 1 114
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 2 1 3 6
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation
Dental Assisting/Assistant 1 2 1 12 16
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 1 8 9
Digital Arts 6 6
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 1 4 5
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General 1 3 1 2 17 24
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1 23 24
Education, Other 3 1 18 23
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrician
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1 4 5 2 78 92
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician 1 6 8
Engineering Technology, General 6 5 1 22 34
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 2 2 2 18 1 25
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist 1 1 1 8 11
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician 1 7 8
Fire Science/Fire-fighting 2 1 21 2 27
Forensic Science and Technology 1 1 13 16
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 14 14
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 4 2 1 18 26
Industrial Technology/Technician 1 1 5 7
Information Technology 1 3 9 2 22 37
Interior Design 2 2 7 11
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 2 29 31
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 26 191 209 65 13 1,784 18 2,347
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 2 2 26 31
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 7 7
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician 1 2 1 8 12
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 5 5
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 1 1 18 20
Medical/Clinical Assistant 4 3 1 35 43
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 1 26 17 12 2 97 161
Office Management and Supervision 1 3 1 1 9 16
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 3 6 1 30 40
Photography 3 7 1 11
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 1 1
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 1 1 2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 2 9 7 6 1 98 124
Small Business Administration/Management 2 2
Surgical Technology/Technologist 1 1 1 12 15
Teacher Assistant/Aide 1 4 5
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 10 10
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2 2
Welding Technology/Welder 2 9 11

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 2906th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $55,057 ($57,357 male / $51,694 female)
Number of FT Faculty 239 (100 male / 139 female)
Number of PT Faculty 831
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $4,961,280
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