Flagler, founded in 1968, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 38-acre campus is located in the center of St. Augustine, at the former Ponce de Leon Hotel, a Spanish-style former luxury resort now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Website: www.flagler.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,676
Undergraduate
Students
(65.4%) 1,749 Women
(34.6%) 927 Men
13
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
57% of 4,921 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.46
SAT Math
430-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$34,990
Tuition and Fees
$18,950
Room and Board
$11,340
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$13,662
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,705
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
121
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

St. Augustine Population
13,679
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jacksonville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lion, Saints
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
3.9% Black/African-American
6.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.8% White
5.5% Unknown
International Students
3.6% from 51 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 4  
History 4  
Academic Electives 3 4

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required March 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for advising

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
74 King Street
City, State, Zip
St. Augustine, FL 32085-1027
Phone
(904) 819-6220
Fax
(904) 826-0094
E-mail
admissions@flagler.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 31
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
Required for all freshmen
Other
Interview for early admission recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
57% of 4,921 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 2,926 applicants were admitted
Men
47% of 1,995 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,935 (69%) of 2,785 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,702 (93%) of 1,840 admitted students enrolled
Men
233 (25%) of 945 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
61% of 462 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
0
Students Accepting Wait List Position
0
Students Admitted From Wait List
0

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.46
3.75 and Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
430-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
5%
Score of 500 - 600
40%
Score of 400 - 500
47%
Score of 300 - 400
8%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
520-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
29%
Score of 500 - 600
55%
Score of 400 - 500
14%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
41%
Score of 18 - 23
49%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$34,990
Tuition and Fees
$18,950
Room and Board
$11,340
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$3,600
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 007893
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
653 (85.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
507 (77.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
507 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
76 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$13,662
Need-Based Gift
Received by 507 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,533
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 461 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,440
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 39 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
183 (24.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,025

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,074 (78.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,679 (81.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,677 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
233 (14.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$13,564
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,651 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,579
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,528 (90.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,536
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 125 (7.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
551 (21.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,785

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,705
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Public/Applied History
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Visual and performing arts, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
121
Part-Time Faculty
128
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
36%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
359,426
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
343
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


St. Augustine Population
13,679
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jacksonville
Campus Size
49 acres

Weather

Temperature
48.6 average low in January, 90.5 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
St. Augustine
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Jacksonville

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
56%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
transport/escort service is provided from 6:00 pm until 6:00 am daily

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lion, Saints
School Colors
Red and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x      
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x x  
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading    
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x  
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student government association, inter-varsity, international student club, flagler college volunteers, phi alpha omega (women's service club)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,676
Women
1,749 (65.4%)
Men
927 (34.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,392
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
3.9% Black/African-American
6.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.8% White
5.5% Unknown
International Students.
3.6% from 51 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
13

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
53.9%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
54.8%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 4%
Law 4%
Theology 1%
Arts and Sciences 3%
Education 7%
Other 4%

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