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Located in Fort Pierce, Florida, Indian River State College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Fort Pierce makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

312 Undergraduate Degrees

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Indian River State College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Indian River State College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#110 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Indian River State College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#106 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#107 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Indian River State College?

Location of Indian River State College

Contact details for Indian River State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
Phone: 772-462-4772
Website: www.irsc.edu

How Do I Get Into Indian River State College?

You can apply to Indian River State College online at: https://esweb.irsc.edu/Mariner/student/applogon.jsp

Indian River State College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Indian River State College?

8% Take Out Loans
9.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Indian River State College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $3,735 a year. That adds up to $14,940 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Indian River State College is 9.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Indian River State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,461 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 16,942 undergraduate students at Indian River State College, with 5,461 being full-time and 11,481 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Indian River State College

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,461 full-time undergraduates at Indian River State College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Indian River State College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indian River State College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Indian River State College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 99
Black or African American 761
Hispanic or Latino 1,364
White 2,781
International Students 67
Other Races/Ethnicities 389

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Indian River State College. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 33 countries are represented at Indian River State College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Bahamas, and South Africa.

Online Learning at Indian River State College

2,522 Took All Classes Online
6,187 Took At Least One Class Online
1.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 6,187 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Indian River State College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 25th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Indian River State College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Indian River State College was 1.2%. This is the #1,390 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Indian River State College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Indian River State College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Indian River State College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #359
Nursing #437

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Indian River State College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 0 146 0 106 252
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 56 0 56
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 4 0 0 0 4
TOTAL 4 146 56 106 312

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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