Chipola College

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School Overview

Established as the Chipola Junior College in 1947, the institution’s name was changed to Chipola College in 2003 when it began offering bachelor’s degrees. Chipola College (locally referred to as “Chipola”) is a public four-year state college located in Marianna, Florida and belongs to the Florida College System, a group of twenty-eight public state colleges and community colleges throughout Florida that represents over 900,000 students. Chipola College was named after the nearby Chipola River, a tributary of the Apalachicola River.

General Information

Admission Office

3094 Indian Circle

Marianna, FL 32446

(850) 526-2761

Fax: (850) 718-2287

Contact: Jayne Roberts

Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

3094 Indian Circle

Marianna, FL 32446

(850) 526-2761

www.chipola.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,259

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 311

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,563

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,137 $2,350 $2,650 $2,890 +9.06%
Books and Supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,560 $4,560 $4,560 $4,560 0.00%
Other $2,935 $2,935 $2,935 $2,935 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,388 $5,388 $5,388 $5,388 0.00%
Other $4,348 $4,348 $4,348 $4,348 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $10,432 $10,645 $10,945 $11,185 +2.19%
In-state Off Campus $12,673 $12,886 $13,186 $13,426 +1.82%
In-state with Family $2,937 $3,150 $3,450 $3,690 +6.96%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 406 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 354 80% $1,582,318 $4,470
• Federal grants 184 42% $756,214 $4,110
• Pell grants 181 41% $747,460 $4,130
• Other Federal grants 4 1% $8,754 $2,189
Local and state government scholarships or grants 291 66% $655,138 $2,251
Institutional scholarships or grants 53 12% $170,966 $3,226
Student loans 16 4% $43,906 $2,744
• Federal student loans 16 4% $43,906 $2,744
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 73 351 184
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 27 3 1
Business Administration and Management, General 2
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 27
Executive Assistant/executive Secretary 1 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 2
Education 31
Biology Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 20
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 4
Engineering Technology, General 1
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology
Surveying Technology/surveying 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 15 60 45
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 36
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 9
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 15 60
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 2 115
Corrections 32
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/police Science 37
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician 2
Fire Science/fire-fighting 46
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 282
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 282
Mechanics and Repairers, General 8
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 6
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/technician 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Personal and Culinary Services 14
Cosmetology/cosmetologist, General 14
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/manager
Work and Family Studies 2
Child Care Provider/assistant 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A

Education

Education – General A
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Computer Engineering – General A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems A,C
Electrical/Electronics Drafting C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A,B
Nursing Assistance C

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A,B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forest Sciences/Biology A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetic Services C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Chipola College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(850) 526-2761
Website:www.chipola.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:my.chipola.edu/ICS/Admissions
Address:3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446-2053
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,231
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,436 (64% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,120
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,950
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,976

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Chipola College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Chipola College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services42
Education16
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs311
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services11
Precision Production2
Grand total16128

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Chipola College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Chipola College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,120
Out-of-state$8,950
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid29884%
Grant or scholarship aid25471%$5,976
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,12153%$4,720
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Chipola College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Chipola College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Chipola College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,231
Undergraduate enrollment2,231
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Chipola College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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