Florida Gateway College
Lake City, FL 32025-2007


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,197
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Florida Gateway College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Florida Gateway College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,473 and in-state students paid $2,369.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 76% of Florida Gateway College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,598 (which is 3.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Florida Gateway College in 2016-2017, was 21, which is 8% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $2,539 (which is 52.1% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Florida Gateway College has enrolled a total of 3,197 students (1,038 students full-time and 2,159 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,197 students, 145 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 898 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 79%

Black/African American: 12%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Florida Gateway College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 29% 748 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 22% 550 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 10% 262
Personal And Culinary Services 5% 120
Natural Resources And Conservation 3% 69 5
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 2% 49 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 37
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 1% 25
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 1% 23
Education 1% 19 1

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Florida Gateway College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Florida Gateway College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,800. Last year, out of the total 827 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 711 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,058 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 878 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,800 $27,700
Employment Rate 86% 83%
Total Graduates 827 1,058

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Florida Gateway College.

Santa Fe College
35.1 mile away
University of Florida
38.8 mile away
Valdosta State University
63.3 mile away