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Flagler College is a private institution that was founded in 1968. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,878, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 42 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Flagler College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 11. Its tuition and fees are $15,340 (2012-13).
Flagler College is a private, residential college located in the northeast section of Florida in the city of St. Augustine, Fla. Students admitted to the college have the opportunity to choose from more than 30 student clubs and organizations as well as more than 10 intramural sports. Although there is no existing Greek life on campus, there are social clubs and honor fraternities for students interested in participating. All freshmen are required to live on campus during their first year unless they are within commuting distance. Ponce De Leon Hall, the central building on campus, is a National Historic Landmark and holds roughly 480 female students as well as a dining hall. Known as the Saints, Flagler College is a member of the Peach Belt Conference in the NCAA Division II.
St. Augustine, Fla. has the distinction of being the nation’s oldest city, as well as the oldest European settlement in the United States. Flagler College offers a trip to Disney World at the beginning of the academic year for all first year students admitted to the school. For students interested in making trips off campus, they are less than 100 miles from Orlando, Daytona Beach, Fla., and Jacksonville, Fla. The campus is located roughly four miles from the Atlantic Ocean.
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Flagler College's founding principle was to provide a quality education at a reasonable cost; consequently, tuition and fees are approximately half the national average of comparable institutions. Faculty are selected and appointed on the basis of their commitment to the teaching and advising of students. Class size is small. Emphasis is placed upon class attendance, and a zero-tolerance policy on the use of illegal drugs is strictly enforced. The College offers 32 student organizations, 13 intercollegiate athletic teams, and encourages community service.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Flagler College, it's important to note the application deadline is March 1, and the early decision deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due March 1. The application fee at Flagler College is $40. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 40.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||40.4%|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||March 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Flagler College is 19:1, and the school has 43.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Flagler College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||47|
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Flagler College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,878, with a gender distribution of 41.5 percent male students and 58.5 percent female students. At this school, 37.4 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 66.0 percent of students live off campus. Flagler College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Flagler College offers a number of student services including health service and health insurance. Flagler College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Flagler College, 55 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Flagler College.
|Students who have cars on campus||55%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Flagler College, 63.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,406.
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|Tuition and fees||$15,340 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,350 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data