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Florida Gateway College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Florida Gateway College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Florida Gateway College Ranked?

2021 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.

Florida Gateway College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

FGC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into FGC?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Florida Gateway College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about Florida Gateway College admissions.

Florida Gateway College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Florida Gateway College is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 Florida Gateway College is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  37 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Florida Gateway College

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Below Average Overall Diversity at FGC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,292 undergraduates at FGC with 992 being full-time and 2,300 being part-time.

FGC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for FGC is 27.13 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  27.13 out of 100
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How Much Does Florida Gateway College Cost?

The overall average net price of FGC is $2,788. 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 FGC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$1,224 $2,733 $4,341 $9,054 $9,221

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 FGC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At FGC, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $4,567 a year. That adds up to $18,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FGC is 11.3%. 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 FGC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from FGC make around $29,500 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 26% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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See which majors at Florida Gateway College make the most money.

Location of Florida Gateway College

Located in Lake City, Florida, Florida Gateway College is a public institution. The surrounding location of Lake City is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of Florida Gateway College

Contact details for FGC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Highway 90 East, Lake City, FL 32025-2007
Phone: 386-752-1822
Website: https://www.fgc.edu/

Florida Gateway College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 37 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 NA
Natural Resource Management 2 NA
Horticulture 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Computer Programming 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
Information Technology 0 NA
Other Education 0 NA
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 NA

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

Online Learning at FGC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 2,276 students took at least one online class at Florida Gateway College. This is an increase from the 2,065 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,276 1,169
2016-2017 2,065 1,025
2015-2016 1,939 898
2014-2015 1,587 669
2013-2014 1,549 616

Learn more about online learning at Florida Gateway College.

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