Daytona State College

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School Overview

Founded in 1957, Daytona State College (DSC) is a four-year higher education institution located in Daytona Beach, Florida. It belongs to the Florida College System, a group of twenty-eight community and state colleges in Florida. Athletics are an integral component of student life at Daytona State which competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Sports represented at DSC include baseball, softball, swimming, golf and basketball. Dayton State athletic teams have won eight national championships.

DSC offers a dual enrollment program for local high school students via a partnership with Flagler and Volusia County school districts. The dual enrollment program is offered through DSC’s Advanced Techology College. DSC offers an array of associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in various business, technology and health sciences fields.

General Information

Admission Office

Daytona State College Admissions Office

1200 International Speedway Boulevard

Daytona Beach, FL 32114-2811

(386) 506-3000

Fax: (386) 506-4489

Contact: Karen Sanders

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1200 International Speedway Boulevard

Daytona Beach, FL 32120-2811

(386) 506-3000

Total undergrads: 13,381

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,851

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,327


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for limited access programs including Bachelor’s degree program.

General Information

425 South Nova Road, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-8445

Main Number:(386) 267-0565
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Campus setting:City: Small
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:149 (149 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:22 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $9,475 $9,475 $9,475 $9,800 +3.43%
Books and Supplies $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $1,300 +18.18%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $7,480 $7,688 $7,888 $9,153 +16.04%
Other $4,120 $4,240 $4,340 $4,120 -5.07%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $22,175 $22,503 $22,803 $24,373 +6.89%
In-state with Family $10,575 $10,575 $10,575 $11,100 +4.96%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 77 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 61 60% $218,798 $3,587
• Federal grants 60 59% $192,401 $3,207
• Pell grants 60 59% $186,409 $3,107
• Other federal grants 34 34% $5,992 $176
Local and state government scholarships or grants 6 6% $1,798 $300
Institutional scholarships or grants 39 39% $24,599 $631
Student loan financial aid 71 70% $402,541 $5,670
• Federal student loans 71 70% $402,541 $5,670
• 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 13 69
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 6 39
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 6 39
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder
Medical Office Management/administration
Personal and Culinary Services 7 30
Aesthetician/esthetician and Skin Care Specialist 7 16
Cosmetology/cosmetologist, General 14
Nail Technician/specialist and Manicurist
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Turf Management A

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting A
Art – General A
Arts – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Dance A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Graphic Design A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Botany A
Marine/Aquatic Biology A
Microbiology A
Zoology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology A
Accounting and related services C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Business administration, management and operations B
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Executive Assistant A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Insurance/Risk Management C
Management Information Systems A,C
Marketing Management A
Operations Management A

Communications Technologies

Photographic/Film Technology A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Systems Analysis A,C
Computer/Info tech services administration and management A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C
Electrician A
Plumbing A


Education – General A
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired A


Computer Engineering – General A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering A
Architectural Engineering Technology A
Automotive Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Computer Systems A,C
Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Manufacturing Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Massage Therapy C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A
Statistics A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A
Computer Installation/Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Manicure/Nails C
Restaurant/Catering Management A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Meteorology A
Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science C

Social Sciences

Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas 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.

Daytona State College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(386) 506-3000
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:12,706
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,761 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,112
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,001
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:72%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,544

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Daytona State College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Daytona State College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services651
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1161
Construction Trades3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields381
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Health Professions and Related Programs12101
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service32
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians5
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Personal and Culinary Services31
Precision Production3
Visual and Performing Arts33
Grand total574110

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services431
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services431
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total973

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Daytona State 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
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,06272%
Grant or scholarship aid96265%$4,544
Student loan aid24717%$3,452

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,34751%$3,594
Federal student loans3,20522%$4,189

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Daytona State 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 Daytona State College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

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

Admissions Considerations

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

Daytona State College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment12,706
Undergraduate enrollment12,706
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

Daytona State 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
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*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. 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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