Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401

About Gulf Coast Community College

Gulf Coast Community College is classified as a large, rural-serving public Associate’s college serving over 7,500 full time students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate6,178
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time38%
 % Part-time62%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.6%
 % Black10.5%
 % Asian2.8%
 % Latino6.8%
 % Native American1.3%
 % Race Unknown2.6%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,569
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,334
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid83%
 % Undergraduates with Loans10%
 % Undergraduates with Grants74%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,035
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,580
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,185
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,185

Neighborhood Data for the Panama City Area

Median Age38.1
Median Household Income$41,067
Total Population36,662
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.2% 52.8%
 Age 0-949.6%50.4%
 Age 10-1752.9%47.1%
 Age 18-2447.2%52.8%
 Age 25-2951.2%48.8%
 Age 30-3947.6%52.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White71.4%
 % Black20.8%
 % Asian2.6%
 % Latino6.2%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.9%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,580
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$673
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%26.0%3.6%
 $500 to $749100.0%29.3%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%39.1%48.6%
 Over $10000.0%5.7%21.2%
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