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Indian River State College
Indian River State College 3209 Virginia Ave Fort Pierce, FL 34981 Phone: (772) 462-4772
  • General Information
    About Indian River State College

    As a leader in education and innovation, Indian River State College positively impacts lives by making possibilities a reality. We respond to our community by: * Creating a superior learning environment * Cultivating student success * Embracing diversity * Stimulating economic growth * Promoting cultural enrichment * Providing lifelong learning IRSC College Seal Indian River State College, a comprehensive college accredited to award Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees, serves the residents of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties and beyond. Our Mission is fulfilled through the accomplishment of the following goals: Student Access and Success Facilitate increased student access to educational opportunity, retention, program completion/ graduation, and success after graduation in employment or higher education. Student Development and Satisfaction Strengthen student service programs, activities, and organizations that motivate students to maximize their potential for learning through goal achievement, competitiveness, teamwork, and leadership opportunities, critical thinking and problem solving techniques, and good citizenship. Educational Programs Lead the community in raising the overall quality and standards of education at all levels, with particular emphasis on the science, math, and technology education necessary for student success and economic development in the 21st century. Cultural Diversity and Enrichment Improve the cohesiveness, quality of life, and ability of all citizens to contribute toward the betterment of the community by promoting and supporting the appreciation of cultural diversity and serving as a resource for cultural enrichment. Technology Supply to the community a well-prepared, technologically literate operation, and maximize the quality of education, efficiency of operations, and service to students through the appropriate integration and utilization of technology. Fiscal Resources Ensure that the funding received and utilized by the College is commensurate with the mission, goals, and priorities of the institution, as well as the educational needs of the community. Access to Learning Provide the necessary land, facilities, information technology resources, and electronically-based instruction systems to ensure proper access to educational offerings in a positive and safe environment for effective learning at all College campuses. Workforce Development Prepare unemployed youth and adults to obtain employment in the region's targeted high-skill, high-wage occupations through high-involvement leadership and collaboration in the school-to-work, welfare-to-work, and one-stop career center workforce development initiatives. Economic Development Contribute to the success of existing businesses and increase the appeal of the Treasure Coast to prospective desirable industries through leadership in economic development. College Personnel Enhance the organizational strength and performance of the College faculty and staff through education and training, leadership development, internal communication, employee recognition, and the empowerment to participate in strategic planning to improve the effectiveness of programs, services, and operation


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, primarily associate's, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    • Bachelor's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 66%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 25,145
    Native American 86.0
    Asian 421.0
    African American 4,236.0
    Hispanic 2,868.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 6,233
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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