First Coast Technical College Overview

First Coast Technical College is a Public, Less than 2 years school located in Saint Augustine, FL. It offers 19 vocational programs. You can view detail program information at offered programs page.
First Coast Technical College is accredited by Council on Occupational Education (11/11/1980 - Current).

Largest Career Programs

The largest career programs at First Coast Technical College is Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training . Its 2020 tuition and fees are $6,657 where the average tuition & fees of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training over all offered colleges is $14,963. The length of the program is 1350 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 12 months.
The following table shows the 7 largest career programs at First Coast Technical College with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.

2020 Tuition & Fees For Largest Programs

6 Largest Career Programs at First Coast Technical College
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training $6,657$1,3701350 Contact Hours12 Months $14,963
2Fire Science/Fire-fighting $4,333$1,247398 Contact Hours10 Months $2,867
3Cosmetology/Cosmetologist $4,369$9361200 Contact Hours12 Months $15,110
4Dental Assisting/Assistant $6,068$4811230 Contact Hours12 Months $14,164
6Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) $1,434$879300 Contact Hours3 Months $4,458

Important Statistics

Total 364 students are attending at First Coast Technical College. There are 20 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 72 part-time faculty working for First Coast Technical College. The students to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 74 (full-time) and 75 (part-time).
The graduation rate at First Coast Technical College is 78% and the retention rate is 72% at the school.
First Coast Technical College 2020 Key Statistics
Student Population364
Graduation Rate78%
Number of Faculty92
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1

2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The 2020 tuition & fees at First Coast Technical College is $6,539 . The amount is for the largest program and the tuition for other programs may differ from the cost. First Coast Technical College offers the alternative tuition plans.
59% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $5,378 (exclude student loans).
First Coast Technical College 2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$6,539
Books & Supplies$1,370
Off-Campus Room & Board$19,176
Off-Campus Expenses$11,268
Average Financial Amount$5,378

Offered Degrees

First Coast Technical College offers 19 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs.
Last year, 382 students have completed their career programs at First Coast Technical College.
Offered Career Programs at First Coast Technical College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate80166
2 Years Certificate110216
Total190382

Vocational Programs and Completers

The vocational programs at First Coast Technical College are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Total 382 students have completed their vocational/technical programs last year.
  • 166 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 216 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
1 Year Certificate1-2 Years Certificate
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Personal And Culinary Services 26 completers
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist19
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 55 completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0
Fire Science/Fire-fighting55
Mechanics and Repairers 46 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology30
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician8
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician8
Precision Production Trades 9 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Welding Technology/Welder9
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 30 completers
Chiropractic0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)30
Total166
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 10 completers
Plant Nursery Operations and Management6
Turf and Turfgrass Management4
Personal And Culinary Services 50 completers
Personal And Culinary Services0
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist36
Culinary Arts/Chef Training14
Mechanics and Repairers 22 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician12
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician10
Precision Production Trades 22 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Welding Technology/Welder22
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 112 completers
Chiropractic0
Dental Assisting/Assistant16
Medical/Clinical Assistant9
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)18
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training69
Total216

Student Population by Gender and Race

For academic year 2019-2020, total 364 students have enrolled into First Coast Technical College. By gender, 172 male and 192 female students are attending First Coast Technical College
There are 248 White (68.13%), 56 Black/African American (15.38%), 3 Hispanic (0.82%), 5 Asian (1.37%), and 55 students with other races.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and race/ethnicity at First Coast Technical College.
TotalMaleFemale
Total364172192
American Indian/Native American000
Asian505
Black/African American561640
Hispanic321
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White248134114
Two More522032
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien000

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