Gulf Coast State College: Review & Facts

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Gulf Coast State College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,030 students enrolled. This college is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Panama City, Florida.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, and bachelor's degree are offered at Gulf Coast State College.

GCCC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Medical, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
69%
The student retention rate at Gulf Coast State College is relatively low at 69% (close to Florida average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Gulf Coast State College is low: 38%. Around 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at GCCC is reasonably decent: 21:1. Read more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,200
Average tuition costs are relatevely low, $8,300 per year. The additional fees at GCCC not covered by tuition are approximately $1,900; which comes to a total of $10,200 a year.

Read the details about Gulf Coast State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Gulf Coast State College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Gulf Coast State College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (850) 769-1551 or check Gulf Coast State College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Gulf Coast State College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gulf Coast State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Gulf Coast State College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Gulf Coast State College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gulf Coast State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Gulf Coast State College, 5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401, USA
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