Admission & Tuition
Admission is open to professionals who are employed full-time for in public service and non-profit agencies in St. Johns and surrounding counties. Private sector employees may be eligible for admission by exception. Applications will be accepted from students who have earned an Associate of Arts degree, an Associate of Science degree, or 60 transferable college credits in which a grade of C or better was earned from a regionally accredited college or university. A maximum of 15 academic credit hours may be accepted for military training, education, or experience. Students who lack an associate's degree and students who have earned the Associate of Science degree may have to take additional courses to satisfy the College's general education requirements.
The Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) makes pursuing the B.S. degree in Public Administration at Flagler College exceptionally affordable. For the 2016-2017 academic year, total tuition for this program is $3,600.00 or $1,800 a semester. Full-time* students who qualify for the FRAG receive $3,000.00 towards the cost of tuition.
(* A full-time student is one who is enrolled for 12 hours per semester.)
Please complete the online application for admission and request that the Registrar of each college you have attended forward an official copy of your transcript to the Office of the Chancellor, Flagler College, 74 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084.
“Attending the Flagler PAD program was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Not only was I able to achieve my personal goal of earning a college degree, it has helped to advance my career and bolster my professional status. I found that the PAD schedule made it easy for me to attend while still working full time and taking care
of my family.”
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