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Want the scoop on Indian River State College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Indian River State College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. 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 Indian River State College Ranked?

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2022 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.

Indian River State College was awarded 140 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts.

Overall Quality

Indian River State College is ranked #603 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Indian River State College is also ranked #19 out of 87 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Indian River State College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Indian River State 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.

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Indian River State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Indian River State College, this rate is 24 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 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 Indian River State College is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Indian River State College

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Indian River State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,942 undergraduates at Indian River State College with 5,461 being full-time and 11,481 being part-time.

How Much Does Indian River State College Cost?

The overall average net price of Indian River State College is $2,003. 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 Indian River State College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$1,402 $1,475 $3,889 $6,342 $6,525

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 Indian River State College, 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 Indian River State College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $3,735 a year. That adds up to $14,940 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Indian River State College is 12.4%. 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 Indian River State College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Indian River State College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $30,400 in their early years. This is about 24% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Indian River State College

Indian River State College is a public institution situated in Fort Pierce, Florida. Fort Pierce is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for Indian River State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
Phone: 772-462-4772
Website: www.irsc.edu/

Indian River State College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 219 $35,500
Human Services 121 $24,500
Nursing 116 $64,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 71 $32,700
Computer Information Systems 57 $30,500
Accounting 46 NA
Graphic Communications 39 $26,000
General Biology 38 $39,300
Health & Medical Administrative Services 35 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 28 NA

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

Online Learning at Indian River State College

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 2018-2019, 7,541 students took at least one online class at Indian River State College. This is an increase from the 6,187 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 7,541 3,388
2017-2018 6,187 2,522
2016-2017 6,292 2,537
2015-2016 6,117 2,463
2013-2014 6,086 2,404

Learn more about online learning at Indian River State College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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