North Florida Community College, located in Madison, Florida, was founded in 1957, when it was known as the North Florida Junior College. In 1966 the school was merged with Suwannee River Junior College, a black community college, after the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The school changed its name to the current in 1995.
The school is part of the Florida College System, which encompasses all of Florida's publicly funded schools. NFCC serves the counties of Madison, Taylor, Lafayette, Suwannee, Jefferson and Hamilton. NFCC prides itself on delivering a quality education to its service area, providing educational and cultural opportunities to residents of its member counties.
North Florida Community College offers a wide variety of programs providing vocational and educational opportunities. The school offers diploma, certificate and degree programs in a large number of fields. The programs offered include transfer programs to four year institutions, particularly to public colleges and universities in Florida, and career training programs that prepare students for work in a particular field, readying them for entry level positions after graduation.
Additionally, the school offers bachelor programs in conjunction with the nearby Saint Leo University.
Programs offered at North Florida Community College include:
- Criminal Justice
- Business Administration and Management
- Early Childhood Education
- General Education
- Registered Nurse
- Digital Media and Multimedia Technology
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrollment at North Florida Community College must be a resident of the state of Florida. The school has an open admissions policy, admitting any individuals who submit a completed admissions application along with any relevant transcripts and test scores. If test scores are unavailable, students must take a CPT examination in their place.
Financial aid is available to eligible students. Students interested in obtaining financial aid should contact or visit the financial aid office to begin their application and evaluation. The financial aid process can take a long time, and it is suggested that students begin as soon as possible.
North Florida Community College is home to a varied number of clubs and organizations that students may find interesting. Such clubs and organizations provide activities and events of interest, and meet regularly in order to maintain membership and interact with one another.
Clubs and Organizations at North Florida Community College include:
- Art Club
- Astronomy Club
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- NFCC Brain Bowl Team
- Save Our Animal Resources Ecology Club
Additionally, various awards and honors are bestowed upon organization and active students annually.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,300-$2,700
- Out-of-State: $9,200-$11,020
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $100-$120 per unit
- Out-of-State: $400-$480 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||85%||$4,945|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, North Florida Community College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for North Florida Community College, versus those community colleges in Florida, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|North Florida Community College||Madison County||Florida|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by North Florida Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to North Florida Community College.
- Florida Gateway College in Lake City, FL (49 miles away)
- Chipola College in Marianna, FL (110 miles away)
- Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, FL (139 miles away)
- Lake - Sumter Community College in Leesburg, FL (150 miles away)
- Enterprise State Community College in Enterprise, AL (154 miles away)