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About Daytona State

Daytona State College at a Glance

A member of the Florida College System, Daytona State College is a comprehensive public college that provides programs ranging from community enrichment to baccalaureate degrees. The College emphasizes student success, embracing excellence and diversity, and fostering innovation to enhance teaching and learning. Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State is the premier source for education and advanced training in Volusia and Flagler counties, and has played a vital role in the region’s economic development for more than 60 years. The college enrolls approximately 25,000 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 12 bachelor's degrees in Accounting, 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. The staff and resources located throughout the 6 Academic Support Centers (ASCs) offer both students and faculty extra support for added success. Tutoring, workshops, review sessions, computers, printers and other learning tools are available to all currently registered students. Faculty resources include ASC orientations, workshops, test reviews, requests for SI and more. 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
  • CONT - Nursing (RN)
  • Nursing Associate Degree
  • BS Nursing (BSN)
  • Business Administration
  • Cosmetology
  • BS Information Technology
  • Florida Law Enforcement Academy
  • Emergency Medical Services Associate Degree
  • BS Engineering Technology
  • Early Childhood Education Associate Degree
  • Photographic Technology
  • Computer Information Technology Associate Degree
  • Computer Programing & Analysis Associate Degree
  • Emergency Medical Technician

Top Fifteen Programs (Graduates)

  • Associate of Arts
  • BAS Supervision and Management
  • Nursing Associate Degree
  • BS Nursing (BSN)
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Florida Law Enforcement Academy
  • Business Operations
  • Cosmetology
  • BS Elementary Education
  • Business Management
  • Fire Fighter
  • Nursing (RN) - Transition Associate Degree
  • BS Information Technology
  • Photographic Technology
  • Practical Nursing