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About Daytona State

Daytona State College at a Glance

Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor's degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for 60 years. The college enrolls about 28,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields, including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering technology, computer science and more.

Among the Best in Online Programs

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, most recently by U.S. News & World Report, which consistently ranks the college among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in the nation. U.S. News also placed DSC among the top for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans.

Bachelor's Degrees

Daytona State offers 11 bachelor's degrees in Supervision and Management, Education, Engineering Technology, Information Technology and Nursing. These offerings include opportunity for qualified first-time-in-college students to earn a degree in one of seven Bachelor of Science in Education tracks for $10,000. (Speak with an academic advisor for details.)

Choose Daytona State and Save

U.S. Department of Education's College Affordability and Transparency Center ranks DSC among the most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, featured the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers.

Academic Support When You Need It

Daytona State's Academic Support Centers, located at all campuses, are recognized statewide and nationally as models for best learning center practice. In 2010, the ASC earned the Association of Florida College's Exemplary Practice Award for Learning Support Services. In 2007, the ASC was awarded the prestigious National College Learning Center Association Frank Crist Outstanding Learning Center Award. During the 2013-2014 academic year, nearly 20,000 students received assistance with their coursework in the ASC, tallying a total 234,448 visits.

The Association of Florida Colleges has awarded Daytona State's ASC its Learning Resources Exemplary Practice Award for the Math Up: Gateway to Success program Math Up is a free, four-day workshop offered a week prior to the start of spring and fall semester classes that helps students get a leg up on the challenges posed for some by Intermediate Algebra (MAT1033).

Top Fifteen Programs (Enrollment)

  • Associate of Arts
  • BAS Supervision and Management
  • Nursing Associate Degree
  • Business Administration
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Management
  • FLA Law Enforcement Academy
  • BS Information Technology
  • Music Production Technology
  • BS Nursing (BSN)
  • Photographic Technology
  • Computer Program Analyst
  • BS Elementary Education
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Paralegal (Legal Assisting)

Top Fifteen Programs (Graduates)

  • Associate of Arts
  • BAS Supervision and Management
  • Nursing Associate Degree
  • FLA Law Enforcement Academy
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Cosmetology
  • Business Oper./Entrepren.
  • Fire Fighter
  • Nursing Assistant (LTC)
  • BS Elementary Education
  • Photographic Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Info Tech Support Specialist
  • Office Support (Tech. Cert.)
  • Culinary Management