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Admission & Tuition


Admissions is open to all working professionals who have earned an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree or 60 transferable college credits where the student earned a grade of C or better.

Candidates without an Associate of Arts degree will be required to complete the general education requirements for Public Administration. Applicants must be in good standing with a satisfactory grade point average for all college work attempted. 

A maximum of 15 academic credit hours may be accepted for military training, education, or experience. Students with law enforcement, fire service, EMS, or corrections certification coursework may be eligible to transfer up to 15 credit hours of professional development.   

Our online course catalog provides complete information about admission requirements and transfer credit.


Fall Semester

August 21 – December 07

Last day to apply for Fall Semester August 11
Deadline for Fall Deposit and Enrollment Confirmation Form August 14
New Student Orientation, Fall Semester - Pollard Hall August 16 
College Closed December 18 – 29
College Reopens January 02, 2024
Spring Semester January 08 – May 3, 2024



The tuition rate for the PAD program is $230 per credit hour for a total of $2,760 each semester.

The Florida Effective Access to Student Education (EASE) grant makes pursuing the B.S. degree in Public Administration at Flagler College exceptionally affordable. This grant is generally available to Florida residents pursuing their first undergraduate degree full-time. PAD students complete 12 hours per semester, meeting the requirement for full-time enrollment. 

For the 2022-2023 academic year, the EASE grant grants students $1,000 per semester ($2,000 per year). 



STEP 1: Complete the PAD application at the link below.

Complete and submit this application using a browser other than Microsoft's Internet Explorer or Edge for best results.

If you previously attended a college or university under a different surname, please list that name in the "Former Last Name" block to ensure that transcripts issued under a former name can be associated with your application.

If unable to complete or submit the application, email Please explain the problem in detail, including any error messages displayed.

STEP 2: Request Transcripts of Each College/University Attended

Contact the Registrar of each college or university you have attended and request your official transcript. All transcripts must be received before Flagler College can make an admission decision. The Registrar at each college or university you have attended may submit your transcripts in one of three ways:

  • Mail: Office of Admissions, Flagler College, 74 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084.
  • Email:

Be sure to specify that your transcripts are sent to Flagler College – St. Augustine, not Flagler College – Tallahassee.

If you are a veteran or currently serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, order your Joint Service Transcript (JST) or Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) transcript. Click here for more information.


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