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South Florida State College

Avon Park, FL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate92%
Acceptance Rate92%

About South Florida State College

South Florida State College Overview

South Florida State College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Avon Park, Florida. South Florida State College was founded in 1965 and presently has around 2,809 students per year year, including 2,809 undergraduates. South Florida State College provides on-campus housing for up to 70 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

Planning to play sports? South Florida State College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at South Florida State College on the Student Life page.

2022 South Florida State College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 92%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
In-State Tuition $2,593
Out-of-State $9,722

Is South Florida State College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what South Florida State College offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for South Florida State College

South Florida State College is not competitive to get into. Around 92% of applicants get into South Florida State College each year. Last year, 519 students applied to South Florida State College and 477 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at South Florida State College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook South Florida State College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from South Florida State College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with South Florida State College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

South Florida State College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of South Florida State College's endowment was $13 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $5,542 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at South Florida State College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on South Florida State College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $3,083 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at South Florida State College.

Based on this information, does South Florida State College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is South Florida State College a good school for you?

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Where is South Florida State College Located?

South Florida State College is located in the rural setting of Avon Park, Florida, in the suburbs of Tampa and St. Petersburg and Orlando.

If you want to see South Florida State College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 27 to Avon Park, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Orlando International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what South Florida State College and Avon Park are like without leaving home.

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College Info

600 West College Drive Avon Park, FL 33825-9356

Campus Setting: Rural

South Florida State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to South Florida State College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

South Florida State College ACT Scores

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South Florida State College SAT Scores

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South Florida State College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$9,883

In State

$17,012

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,593
$9,722
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$6,040
$6,040
Books
$1,250
$1,250

Student Life

Wondering what life at South Florida State College is like? There are approximately 2,809 students enrolled at South Florida State College. 33% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from FL and 3% percent of students are from other states.

33%

Full Time

66%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,809

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,593

Out-of-State

$9,722

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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