Florida Career College: Narrative Description

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1321 Southwest 107 Ave., Ste. 201B
Miami, FL 33174
Tel: (305)553-6065
Fax: (305)225-0128
Web Site: http://www.careercollege.edu/


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1982. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $2500 per student. Total enrollment: 2,131. Full-time: 1,717 students, 43% women, 57% men. Part-time: 414 students, 34% women, 66% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 3 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 49% Hispanic, 32% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 75% 25 or older, 0% transferred in. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $100. Tuition: $11,160 full-time, $310 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $200 full-time, $100 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Resource Center plus 1 other with 1,200 books and 200 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $24,000. 288 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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