Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL 32202

Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) is a state college that is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This school is part of the Florida College System and it is able to offer students many different areas of study. Students can obtain associate degrees, bachelor degrees, and certificates at this school. This school was originally established in 1966 and it was a junior college back then. Since then, the school has continued to grow and has become a renowned state college that provides students with the best possible educational experience. This large school currently enrolls over 52,000 students and it is a very popular option for those seeking higher education in the area.

FSCJ has a very good nursing program that students can sign up for. Students will be able to pursue practical nursing courses, associate in science degrees in nursing, and a bachelor of science degrees in nursing. The school also offer a bridge program for LPNs and paramedics to ADN degree.

With so many different options, it will be easy for students to find the nursing career path that works for them. The RN program has a good percentage rate when it comes to successfully passing the licensing exams. All of the right tools are given to nursing students so that they can find success. Courses are designed to increase the skills of nurses while providing them with an exceptional base of knowledge. 


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 62 247
Bachelor's degree 18 109
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 25
Certificate 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.7%
  • NCLEX-PN: 74.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1980 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/2011 - Current



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 $25
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$87/credit
In State Students$87/credit
Out of State Students$331/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 $3,915 $3,915 $14,895
ADN 70 $6,090 $6,090 $23,170
BSN 125 $10,875 $10,875 $41,375
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, 73% of Florida State College at Jacksonville's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 45% $4,160
Other Federal Grant 7% $817
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $1,451
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 11% $1,843
Federal Student Loans 69% $1,641
Private Loans -- $6,039


Average Net Price/year
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$2,984
$30,001 to $48,000$3,885
$48,001 to $75,000$6,676
$75,001 to $110,000$8,105
Over $110,000$8,123

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarship and Grant

The Florida Nurses Foundation exists to promote nursing and delivery of healthcare through the advancement of research, education and practice. Each year, funds are provided to registered nurses ...

Charlotte Liddell Scholarship Fund

Annual awards for Florida residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing program in Florida. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; ...

District 3 Scholarship

There are two scholarships annually; Preference to Marion County Residents, BSN generic students only, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must: Be enrolled in a nationally ...

District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award

The scholarship is to students from Hillsborough County who are pursuing a Geriatric RN or graduate program.   Applicants must:   Be enrolled in a nationally accredited ...

Eleanor Bindrum Scholarship Fund

Annual awards for Florida residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing program in Florida. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; ...

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.

Florida State College at Jacksonville
501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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