Indian River State College
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 18,244
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 27:1
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


Indian River State 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

Indian River State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,360 and in-state students paid $2,496.

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, 69% of Indian River State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,526 (which is 2.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Indian River State College in 2016-2017, was 158, which is 12% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,577 (which is 32.5% 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, Indian River State College has enrolled a total of 18,244 students (6,138 students full-time and 12,106 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 18,244 students, 522 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,463 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 54%

Hispanic: 21%

Black/African American: 16%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Indian River State 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 28% 4,268
Health Professions And Related Programs 14% 2,131 82
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 1,899 234
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 1,022 0
Personal And Culinary Services 2% 343
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 317
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 315 28
Education 2% 274 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2% 268 0
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 1% 169

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 Indian River State 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 Indian River State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,000. Last year, out of the total 2,548 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,166 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,284 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,827 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,000 $28,100
Employment Rate 85% 80%
Total Graduates 2,548 2,284

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Indian River State College.

Palm Beach State College
58.4 mile away
Broward College
91 mile away
Polk State College
92.8 mile away