Above: The entrance to Flagler
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Flagler College is one of the most frequently searched colleges in America, according to a recent internet keyword search of United States colleges.
Flagler is a private, four-year, liberal arts college, located in the state of Florida. The school was established in 1968.
Flagler has an acceptance rate of 40%, and currently serves an enrollment of roughly 2,800 students each semester.
In 2018, U.S. News and World Report ranked Flagler 2nd on a list of "Best Regional Colleges In the South."
Flagler is one of 29 Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF), along with the following 28 other private institutions:
Flagler is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Shown above: The former Ponce deLeon Hotel, currently home to Flagler College
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Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Flagler.
1. Where is Flagler College?
The physical and mailing address of the main campus of Flagler is
74 King Street
St. Augustine, Florida
The school also has another campus in Tallahassee, located at this address:
444 Appleyard Drive
2. What types of degrees are offered at Flagler College?
Flagler offers a wide range of majors that lead to Bachelor degrees. Also available are a small number of Masters degrees, and a broad range of adult and continuing education programs.
3. What courses and programs are offered at Flagler College?
Flagler offers courses for the following Bachelors degree majors:
Flagler also has 3 Masters degree programs:
In addition, Flagler offers adult and continuing education courses, such as:
and many others.
Shown above: Cosmopolitan lists Flagler among the 30 most beautiful college campuses in the world.
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Shown above: The utterly magnificent lobby at Flagler.
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4. Who should attend Flagler College?
Flagler is an especially convenient choice for people who live in or near St. Augustine or Tallahassee.
However, all Florida residents can benefit financially from attending Flagler, as the tuition here is cheaper for local residents.
5. Why attend Flagler College?
Here are several good reasons for attending Flagler:
6. How much does it cost to enroll at Flagler College?
According to the Flagler website, the cost of tuition to attend Flagler is $245 per credit hour. So, for full time students at Flagler...
Other fees may also apply, such as application fees, parking fees, insurance fees, and others.
Financial aid, which can reduce the cost of tuition by more than half, may be available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, and work study programs, to help students pay for their educations at Flagler. Students must fill out and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
Above: Aviles Street, the oldest platted street in the United States
7. How long does it take to earn a degree from Flagler College?
Full time students at Flagler can earn a Bachelors degree in about four years. For part time students, how long it takes to earn a degree from Flagler depends mainly on the student's schedule.
8. What is the Flagler College campus like?
Flagler occupies a 19-acre coastal campus in the heart of St. Augustine.
The centerpiece of the property is the former Ponce de Leon Hotel, a stunning architectural wonder built in 1888 as a luxury hotel, and widely regarded as one of the most magnificent architectural forms in America. Of course, this building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Other notable campus structures include the Proctor Library, another example of the gilded age architectural styling of the late 1800s.
The athletic teams at Flagler are called the Saints. The school colors are crimson and gold. Among the intercollegiate sports for both men and women at Flagler are:
Organizations, clubs, and campus activities at Flagler include a campus newspaper, a theater group, an archeology club, a film club, a fishing club, and dozens of others.
Above: The Saints
9. What is the Flagler College neighborhood like?
This city of St. Augustine is rich in history.
In fact, St. Augustine was founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers, hundreds of years before the revolutionary war. It is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the mainland USA.
Today, St. Augustine is a busy beachside town, replete with conveniences and cultural attractions. Besides the Ponce de Leon Hotel, other architectural points of interest around town include the Zorayda Castle, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and the Gonzalez Alvarez House, built in 1723, which is believed to be the oldest existing building in St. Augustine.
Public transportation is abundant, so a car is rarely necessary in this town. Local bus service is provided by the Sunshine Bus Company.
Above: Historic downtown St. Augustine
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10. What are the distance learning options at Flagler College?
Flagler does offer some distance learning courses for students. Here is a list of some of the school's online offerings:
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11. What is the contact information for Flagler College?
You can reach the main campus of Flagler by calling 904-829-6481.
To speak with someone at the Tallahassee campus, call 850-201-8070.
To reach Flagler toll free, call 800-304-4208.
To inquire about adult and continuing education at Flagler, call 904-826-8643.
Above: A map of Flagler's main campus in St. Augustine
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