Eastern Florida State College
Eastern Florida State College (EFSC), formerly known as Brevard Community College, is a public state college that is located in Cocoa, Florida. This school is a member institution of the Florida College System and was originally established in 1960. Over 25,000 students are enrolled in courses at this college and it offers a great higher learning experience. Among all of the members of the Florida College System, EFSC has one of the best graduation rates. The school is focused on providing a fantastic learning environment for its students while giving them every chance to succeed. It offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs for students to choose from.
EFSC has a very respected nursing program that has been creating excellent nurses for many years. The educational process is focused on preparing nursing students to become lifelong learners. EFSC teaches that nursing is an ever-evolving career and that nurses need to be able to adapt to continue to provide the best care. Nursing students that take part in this program can expect to learn all of the necessary skills to succeed in a nursing career while also learning the most up to date theories and techniques. Upon completing the program successfully, students will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination for licensure. This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.
The school provides CNA, LPN, ADN (and a transition program designed for Practical Nurses, Paramedics and registered/certified Respiratory Therapists ).
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students15,769|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1965 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$104/credit|
|In State Students||$104/credit|
|Out of State Students||$406/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 68% of Eastern Florida State College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$400|
|State Grant & Scholarships||22%||$1,590|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||12%||$1,399|
|Federal Student Loans||18%||$4,777|
$5,354Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,656|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,864|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,696|
|$75,001 to $110,000$9,854|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.