Eastern Florida State College

Eastern Florida State College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Eastern Florida State College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Eastern Florida State College Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Eastern Florida State College was awarded 445 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is clinical/medical laboratory science.

Overall Quality

EFSC landed the #1,179 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

EFSC also holds the #43 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into EFSC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Eastern Florida State College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Eastern Florida State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Eastern Florida State College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Eastern Florida State College is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Florida State College

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Eastern Florida State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 13,937 undergraduates at EFSC with 4,508 being full-time and 9,429 being part-time.

How Much Does Eastern Florida State College Cost?

The overall average net price of EFSC is $4,743. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for EFSC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,483 $5,001 $7,100 $9,152 $7,758

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of EFSC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At EFSC, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $4,113 a year. That adds up to $16,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at EFSC is 11.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do EFSC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from EFSC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $34,361 in their early years. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Eastern Florida State College make the most money.

Location of Eastern Florida State College

Located in Cocoa, Florida, Eastern Florida State College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Cocoa makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for EFSC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-632-1111
Website: www.easternflorida.edu/

Eastern Florida State College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 407 $34,722
Information Science 84 NA
Public Health 53 $31,744
Nursing 36 NA
Horticulture 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
Computer Programming 0 NA
Information Technology 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern Florida State College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at EFSC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 12,928 students took at least one online class at Eastern Florida State College. This is an increase from the 7,367 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 12,928 10,746
2018-2019 7,367 3,322
2017-2018 7,065 3,203
2016-2017 6,581 2,876
2015-2016 6,038 2,657

Learn more about online learning at Eastern Florida State College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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