Florida National College: Narrative Description

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4425 West 20th Ave.
Hialeah, FL 33012
Tel: (305)821-3333
Fax: (305)362-0595
Web Site: http://www.fnc.edu/


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1982. Setting: urban campus with easy access to Miami. Total enrollment: 1,977. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 678 applied, 77% were admitted. Full-time: 1,792 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 185 students, 63% women, 37% men. 0.4% Native American, 88% Hispanic, 6% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 60% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, self-designed majors, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: TABE required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $9600 full-time, $290 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $420 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Part-time tuition varies according to program. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Most popular organization: Student Government Association. Major annual event: annual picnic. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Hialeah Campus Library with 23,507 books, 87 serials, 3,337 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $257,000. 152 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus.

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