Gulf Coast State College

Gulf Coast State College

Panama City, FL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
5,379
total students
Tuition Cost $2,370 | $8,633
in-state | out-of-state
Rolling
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
Non-competitive
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Office Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Transportation/Mobility Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communications Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming (Vendor/Product Certification)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Network and System Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Automation Engineer Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • CAD/CADD Drafting/Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child-Care Provision
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Secretary
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Medical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Surgical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Digital Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled5,379
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $20
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$2,370
    • Out-of-state tuition *$8,633
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$620
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,379
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.7%
    • Black or African American11.89%
    • White or Caucasian70.26%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.87%
    • Asian2.88%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races4.05%
    • Unknown or International Student2.78%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.57% representing 0 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students3% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other patrols by trained security personnel during campus hours

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball No Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty329
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio19:1 or 3,806 students to 206 faculty

Location & Contact

5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401-1058
USA

Mrs. Sam Wagner

Application Process Specialist

Phone: 850-769-1551 ext. 2936
Fax: 850-913-3308
Email: swagner1@gulfcoast.edu


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