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Flagler College is a private institution that was founded in 1968. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,847, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 42 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Flagler College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 8. Its tuition and fees are $16,180 (2013-14).
Flagler College is a private, residential college located in the northeast section of Florida in the city of St. Augustine. 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 living with their parents within commuting distance. Ponce De Leon Hall, the central building on campus, is a National Historic Landmark and houses roughly 480 female students. The Flagler Saints compete in the Peach Belt Conference in the NCAA Division II.
St. Augustine has the distinction of being the oldest continuously occupied 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. Students interested in making trips off campus are less than 100 miles from Orlando, Daytona Beach and Jacksonville. The campus is located roughly 4 miles from the Atlantic Ocean.
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The aim of Flagler College is to provide a supportive and challenging environment in which students acquire knowledge, exercise good citizenship, and adhere to high ethical standards. The principle focus of the college's academic program is undergraduate education in selected liberal arts and pre-professional studies; thus, the role of teaching is central to the College's mission. The purposes of the academic program are to provide opportunities for general and specialized learning; to assist students in preparing for careers; and to aid qualified students in pursuing graduate and professional studies. The objectives of student life at Flagler are to establish appropriate standards of conduct and to promote activities that will contribute to the development of self-discipline, integrity and leadership. Flagler is small, with a planned enrollment of approximately 2,500 students. Flagler College offers a limited number of academic programs. Flagler College seeks a faculty dedicated to undergraduate teaching. Flagler College maintains high standards of personal conduct. Flagler College serves the full-time traditional college age student. Flagler College seeks to use community resources. Flagler College maintains unique campus structures. Flagler College practices prudent management of resources. Flagler College provides a friendly campus environment.
|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 $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 41.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||41.5%|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||March 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Flagler College is 18:1, and the school has 48.2 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; Psychology; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||51%|
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Flagler College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,847, with a gender distribution of 40.5 percent male students and 59.5 percent female students. At this school, 36 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 66 percent of students live off campus. Flagler College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|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|
Paying for School
At Flagler College, 66.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,650.
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|Tuition and fees||$16,180 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,780 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data