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5230 West Hwy. 98 , Panama City, FL 32401

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(850) 769-1551


Gulf Coast State College

Gulf Coast State College is a public college in the Florida College System serving Bay, Franklin and Gulf counties.  Gulf Coast offers 4 bachelor degrees and also associate in arts and associate in science degrees, as well as, certificate degrees and non-credit workforce courses are available.  The college offers classes throughout the three counties in both traditional classroom, online, and hybrid formats.  The nearest campus to Carrabelle and Franklin County is the Gulf/Franklin Campus in Port St. Joe, Florida.

Gulf Coast State College is an open-access, open enrollment institution. With some of the lowest tuition rates in Florida, Gulf Coast offers over 150 programs focused on quality and practicality, providing a first-class education with an emphasis on success.

GCSC serves thousands of students annually in traditional classes and online courses, with classes at convenient times and in multiple locations. In addition to the main campus in Panama City, the College holds classes at Tyndall Air Force Base, the North Bay Campus in Southport and the Gulf/Franklin Campus in Port St. Joe.

Our goal at Gulf Coast State College is simple – to offer the highest quality, accessible and affordable education and training. Our students really start here and go anywhere!

For more information about Gulf Coast State College’s financial aid opportunities, programs of study, workforce training and community education and events, call 850-769-1551 or visit the College’s website at

Did you know that participating in a college internship is a great way to gain real-world professional experience that not only boosts your resume, but helps you land a job after graduation? Whether an internship is paid, for credit, unpaid or not-for-credit doesn't change its value. Internships are investments in your future. Most employers look for candidates with relevant experience, so having an internship under your belt can increase your chances of getting a job in the field of your choice. And if you are undecided about your future career, an internship is a great way to explore potential career paths.  Ready to explore internships? Contact Kim Hoyt, Coordinator, Cooperative Education at (850) 872.3874 or by email to for more information.  You can also visit…/…/internships-jobs.html for a list of current internships and employment opportunities.



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