WHERE WILL GCSC TAKE YOU?
Choose Your Pathways
GCSC pathways: Helping you define your career path.
Not sure which Gulf Coast State degree program is right for you?
Explore by pathway—choose the group of fields or industries that best aligns with your interests, strengths, or goals.
EXPLORE GCSC BY LOCATION
Take courses or earn your Gulf Coast State College degree where it works best for you. As one of the most affordable state colleges in Florida and offering four locations and online options, GCSC is ready to meet you, wherever you are on your path.
Explore by Location
Why Gulf Coast State College?
Affordable. Accessible. Attainable.
At GCSC, a college education is truly within your reach. In addition to our flexible course formats, easy application process, and personalized student support, we work to keep our tuition rates among the lowest for community colleges in Florida.
Enjoy a Rich, Dynamic Campus Life.
Whether you’re interested in arts and culture, athletics, history, social justice, or academic competitions, you’ll find your place at GCSC. Catch a Gulf Coast NJCAA ball game. Show off your smarts in the Brain Bowl. Join a kickball or ping-pong team. These are just a few of your options—and part of what sets GCSC apart from other colleges in Florida.
Join us on September 14!
GCSC welcomes dozens of colleges and universities from across the nation! This
free event is a great opportunity for high school students and current Gulf Coast
students looking to transfer to a university, as well as parents, guardians, teachers,
administrators and anyone thinking about coming back to school or attending college
for the first time.
What's Happening at GCSC
"Thank you, Gulf Coast State College! This program [women's basketball] has given me the greatest experience to start off my collegiate career. I will forever be indebted to this school that gave me two years of the best basketball, a degree, and my best friends for life. Gulf Coast will forever have a piece of my heart. I am excited for the next chapter of my basketball career, stay tuned, and forever ANCHOR UP!"
“GCSC has provided me the opportunity to pursue a second career and degree by offering some of the most challenging and invaluable experiences of a lifetime. Curriculum and instructors alike allow students to place themselves in the best position to achieve and succeed in their goals by. My experience so far has been memorable, unlike any I have experienced at university."
“GCSC promotes a learning environment by providing quality education in a small friendly and inviting atmosphere that promotes comradery and academic excellence. While attending GCSC I had the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals that I now consider friends. The staff of GCSC is welcoming and approachable. The professors are supportive, attentive, and truly want their students to succeed.”
“Gulf Coast State College has one of the best performing arts programs in the Panhandle! I’m able to get hands on experience that prepares me for a career on stage.”
“Online courses at GCSC have made it so accessible and easy for me to learn and complete my degree while still being able to homeschool my son. The convenience of being able to complete online courses on my own schedule has made this semester fun, simple and stress-free. GCSC has many clubs and hosts events frequently, so if you can access the campus, there is no lack of social connection in taking online classes and the college experience is still available to online students. I have loved my time at GCSC and taking classes online has really added to that experience for me.”