Admissions FAQ's

Congratulations! The next step of your application is to complete your residency by logging in to your application account at You will need to complete the “Residency Declaration” checklist item. Once your residency declaration is submitted and approved, the next steps for admission can be found on our Admissions webpage. Please use it as a guide.

As part of the admission process, a student applying to Florida State College at Jacksonville must complete a residency form or affidavit in order to declare Florida residency for tuition purposes. College staff will review this information and related documentation to verify residency and eligibility for in-state tuition. For purposes of tuition, a Florida resident is a person who has, or a dependent person whose parent or legal guardian has, established and maintained legal residency in Florida for at least twelve (12) consecutive months preceding the first day of classes of the term for which Florida residency is sought. You can review the tuition cost for resident and non-resident students here: For more information on Residency for Tuition Purposes, please visit

There are many resources offered to guide you in choosing the right program of study that matches your education and career goals. Use our Career Coach tool and take the career assessment to learn about yourself, get career ideas, as well as browse corresponding program options. Additionally, you may call (904) 646-2300 to be connected with a representative to discuss available programs.

You will receive an email and a text once your application is received. Once you are accepted to your program of study, you will receive an email acceptance letter the next day and a mailed letter within 5-10 business days.

If you are a current or previous dual enrollment student with FSCJ, you will complete a traditional student application for your program of interest.

Transcripts are required from all prior institutions. This includes high school/GED and any postsecondary schools. Transcripts must be official, sealed, and sent directly from your institution to FSCJ. If your school offers electronic delivery, please provide them with our official transcript email: Please be advised, transcripts emailed by students will be considered unofficial.
To send a hardy copy, mail to:

FSCJ Admissions Office
P.O. Box 40515
Jacksonville, FL 32203-0515

Depending on the program you are interested in, there may be testing required. Please check the program on the website to see what testing may be necessary. For general associate degrees, placement testing is needed to determine what courses you will need to take. This placement testing can be completed by submitting PERT, SAT or ACT scores you have received within the past two years, or by exemption. Please make an appointment with an advisor to see if you qualify for exemption. If you need to register for testing, you can go to

Please visit myFSCJ to access your student account. Once logged in, your student number will act as your user ID. Your password is what you used to start your online admissions application. If you do not remember your password, contact our IT department at (904) 632-3151 to have your password reset.

You can explore the more than 100 scholarships that FSCJ has by going to and clicking on the “Explore” button. To apply for scholarships, you will need to already have applied for admission to FSCJ and have been issued your FSCJ email address. There may be a 7-10 day waiting period in between your application to the College and your ability to apply for scholarships. To apply for scholarships on the website, click “apply today” and make an account

The application fee is $25.

Please complete online orientation by logging in to your myFSCJ student account and selecting "Online Orientation" under the Useful Links section.