C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
Gulf Coast State College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
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Address
5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Scores Range
Data not available
ACT Scores Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available
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Test Scores and GPA for Gulf Coast State College

Cost

Net Price
$4,577/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,858/ year
  • $30-48k
    $5,887/ year
  • $49-75k
    $7,413/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,463/ year
  • $110k+
    $9,463/ year

Academics

Professors
C-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.43 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.43 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,213Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
31%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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After Gulf Coast State College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
33%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
83%
National
83%

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Gulf Coast State College Reviews

445 reviews
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The major difference between traditional classes and online courses is that the work can be done on your time. However, there are submission date deadlines. The student gets to work around not only their school schedule, but also around their life too. The workload can be set up on a schedule, that is what I do. It is very easy to register and you get to pick your professor! The interaction between the other students and the professor has been nothing but great.
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Gulf Coast is a great starter school. I enjoyed the club activities with Urban Arts and events organized by SGA. Communication between the students and professors was always encouraged and most of my professors were extraordinarily helpful with any questions I had. The main complaint I had in my two years there was the cafeteria. The prices were steadily raised every semester while I was in attendance, and the cost was never adequate enough to choose the school food over restaurants nearby. I wish in the near future the cafeteria issues are addressed and student opinion is taken into consideration in those regards.
Gulf Coast State College is a State college located in Panama City, Fl. The administration made the transfer into college from high school very easy. The Professors give their personal office hours allowing students the option to have one on one time. If you find yourself in need of an English, or Math tutor the college offers cost free specific tutor labs. These labs are available 5 days a week; the labs have always 2-5 math tutors. The campus is constantly undergoing construction ensuring the campus is up to date with the appearance and electronics. So, overall Gulf Coast State College is a very pleasant school to be able to attend.