College of Central Florida

Ocala, FL 34474
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The College of Central Florida is located in Ocala, Florida. The college is an institution member of the Florida College System. CCF was originally established in 1957 and it currently has well over 10,000 students enrolled in classes. The College of Central Florida was once a community college, but it began offering bachelor degree programs in 2010. Students will be able to choose from many different types of programs when studying at this institution. It has a robust facility that has everything that a student needs to succeed. This school has a large campus of 140 acres that features many facilities.

Students often choose to pursue nursing at this college. The nursing program is one of the best in the area and offers a very high success rate. Students who are pursuing an associate degree in nursing can expect a high percentage completion rate at this school.  Graduates of this college are highly soughtafter in the professional world and traditionally have a very easy time finding reliable employment opportunities. This accredited institution has proven to be one of the best options for nursing students in the area and continues to maintain a standard of excellence. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students7,151
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 86
Bachelor's degree 1 24
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1991 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/2015 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
05/01/1992 - 12/18/2012



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$107/credit
In State Students$107/credit
Out of State Students$422/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,815 $4,815 $18,990
ADN 70 $7,490 $7,490 $29,540
BSN 125 $13,375 $13,375 $52,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of College of Central Florida's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 58% $4,388
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,616
State Grant & Scholarships 26% $1,315
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 27% $1,671
Federal Student Loans 25% $3,667
Private Loans -- $5,000


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,822
$30,001 to $48,000$7,684
$48,001 to $75,000$9,415
$75,001 to $110,000$11,501
Over $110,000$11,881

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.
College of Central Florida
3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474

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