Pensacola State College

Pensacola, FL 32504
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Pensacola State College is a member of the Florida State College System. This school is located in Pensacola, Florida and it serves over 36,000 students, making it one of the larger schools in this area of Florida. PSC was originally established in 1948 and it offers a large number of different associate’s degree and bachelor’s degree opportunities. This school offers students more than 120 majors and areas of academic concentration. PSC students are given the best resources in order to have a smooth academic experience. Aside from being a great academic campus, this school offers athletics programs and various recreational programs for students to enjoy.

PSC has a nursing program that seeks to provide students with quality educational opportunities. This nursing department is fully committed to fostering personal and professional growth in all nursing students. The curriculum is designed to be both insightful and thought-provoking. Students will learn to master all of the essential nursing techniques while perfecting their skills. Everything from communication skills to tactile ability and interpersonal skills will be put to the test in this program. The program also focuses on theory and showcasing the latest nursing breakthroughs. Associate’s degree programs and bachelor’s degree programs for registered nursing are offered. All nursing students will receive the proper knowledge to be prepared for NCLEX-RN licensure examinations.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students9,655
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
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
Certificate 1 2
Associate's degree 23 108
Bachelor's degree 4 21
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 77.7%
  • NCLEX-RN: 79.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1956 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2008 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
08/12/2013 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
10/01/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/02/2015 - 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 $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$113/credit
In State Students$113/credit
Out of State Students$453/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 $5,085 $5,085 $20,385
ADN 70 $7,910 $7,910 $31,710
BSN 125 $14,125 $14,125 $56,625
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, 71% of Pensacola State College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,324
Other Federal Grant 4% $2,565
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $1,964
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 18% $2,236
Federal Student Loans 6% $3,213
Private Loans 5% $766


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$4,345
$30,001 to $48,000$5,197
$48,001 to $75,000$6,500
$75,001 to $110,000$8,968
Over $110,000$8,258

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.
Pensacola State College
1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32504

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