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About Gulf Coast State College

Find Out About Gulf Coast State College!

Located next to the water in Panama City, Florida, Gulf Coast State College is ready to provide you a first-class education with an emphasis on success. With some of the lowest tuition rates in Florida, Gulf Coast offers you a variety of options focused on quality and practicality.

The College offers four Bachelor of Science degrees in Digital Media, Technology Management, Nursing and Organizational Management with specializations in Entrepreneurship, Health Services Administration and Emergency Services Administration. You can also pursue an Associate in Arts degree with 75 different transfer tracks, workforce-specific Associate in Science degrees and technical certifications.

We offer you flexibility with traditional classes, online courses, Continuing Education and professional training courses with classes at convenient times and in multiple locations. In addition to the main campus in Panama City, the College holds classes at Tyndall Air Force Base, the North Bay Campus in Southport and the Gulf/Franklin Campus in Port St. Joe. The College is also recognized as one of the top-tier military friendly colleges in the country, providing a supportive environment for active duty, reservist and dependents as well as veterans.

Our goal at Gulf Coast State College is simple – to offer the highest quality, accessible and affordable education and training. Our students really start here and go anywhere!

Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.