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  • 05/17/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    5 out of 5 people found this review useful. 1 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Students who like attention from Professors and like one on one. Students who like more familiar, small settings. Anyone who wants a really good education at a much better price!

    Tips for prospective students

    Apply online for as many things as you can and save all your logins. Also, when ever you have questions go in person and always try to see the same people. When on campus, speak up...say hi, smile...when the staff learns who you are life is a lot easier! Plus, if you want good parking the first two weeks of class, show up early...dont last minute try to park!!

    Bang for the buck

    The cost is much less than other colleges! Also, the great thing is that IRSC works with FAU, Harbor Branch, and tons of other facilites on professional levels. The education you get is in competition with some of Florida's top Universities. With the one on one, community, education level...definitely a Bang for the buck!

    Am enjoying being here

    The social clubs and activities are great for a smaller campus, plus with the size way easier to make friends and learn your way around. People try to make you feel at home there.

    Am learning a lot

    Professors are very educated and experienced in their fields! Also, tons of ways to get help or more info in classes that you are struggling in.

  • 10/13/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 3 people found this review useful. 2 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Am enjoying being here

    Staff and students are very friendly and helpful.

    Am learning a lot

    professors are willing to work one-on-one with students having difficulty in their class.

  • 11/11/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 3 people found this review useful. 3 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    The price is reasonable. Also, with it you are getting tutoring when ever you need it.

    Am enjoying being here

    In the classes there are lot of opinions that bring up a lot of interesting discussions. Also, there are a lot of different people which make for a unique environment.

    Am learning a lot

    Most of the teachers are great at explaining what they are teaching. Also, if you are confused, most of the professors explain the subject in a different way. From this, it is a lot easier to comprehend everything.

  • 04/23/2011

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 4 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Students who aren't quite ready for university and plan on transferring out (most degrees are only offered as AA), students interested in the performing arts (the Theatre/Music/Dance programs at IRSC are hidden gems), and people who need to work outside of their coursework or have children.

    Did enjoy being here

    It felt like the 13th grade but the theatre program made it worthwhile.

    Did learn a lot

    Most of my professors really cared about their student's learning, if you were willing to do the work.

  • 06/30/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 5 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    All types of students would fit in here, unless you want a HUGE campus, a HUGE class, and no 1-on-1 attention.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go here. It is a good way to start out the beginning of your college career. I would advise coming and getting your AA or BA here (they only offer BAs for certain programs though) and then after that you can easily transfer!

    Bang for the buck

    Definitely! So much cheaper than universities and other colleges and you get a quality education!

    Am enjoying being here

    I love it here! The teachers are great and so are my fellow students. It helps to be in band though too, it makes it more fun (or if you're in one of the sports too).

    Am learning a lot

    The classes are a great size which is good because it will be easier to get 1-on-1 with your teacher. The teachers are great and I've learned a lot in my years here. Just as good as a public university, and it's cheaper!

  • 03/11/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 6 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    the campus is very secure, with security guards roaming the grounds at all times. never once have i considered the campus to be unsafe.

    Bang for the buck

    this college is by far the best institute when it comes to getting your money's worth. the classes and books are inexpensive, and with the help of financial aid from the school, sometimes students end up on the receiving end of the finances.

    Food and Dining

    the cafeteria at the main campus of irsc (in ft. pierce) has delicious food at decent prices. there are also vending machines in various locations, so in case you don't have time to stop by the student union, you can get a snack on the go. also, many of the other campuses have built-in brand name restaurants; for example, the saint lucie west campus houses a subway to dine at.

    Dorm Life

    i cannot comment on dorm life, as i do not live in the dorms at irsc.

    Academic Rigor

    the classes at indian river state college are challenging, but not impossible. it all depends on the class and the professor, really, but most of the time work is spread out evenly over the course of the semester, which helps the average student get their work done more efficiently.

    In three sentences

    indian river state college is an incredible institution for students searching for a good local school. being the 3rd most affordable college in the nation, it is definitely the best choice for those looking to learn on a budget, while still maintaining quality in their education. i would highly recommend this college to anyone.

  • 07/17/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 7 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Am learning a lot

    Fairly decent school for the convenience. The professors seem to be knowledgeable and IRSC is one of the least expensive schools in the nation, which is a plus.

  • 01/28/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 8 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    the campus patrol is always around. irsc has code blue phones scattered around every campus location. if there is an emergency, irsc will send an automated message to students' cell phone numbers that are on record.

    Greek Life

    phi theta kappa is the only somewhat greek club the is available for students with a 3.5 or higher, by invite only.

    Clubs and Activities

    there are a wide variety of clubs like the spanish club, science club, campus coalition government, phi theta kappa, etc.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    irsc just opened a nuclear engineering/technology building just this year. it hasn't even had it's opening ceremony yet! it's the only nuclear engineering/technology center in the region!

    Bang for the buck

    there are so many steals are irsc, like the price per credit hour for classes, discounts on software like microsoft office, the price of books is more reasonable than at a university, and accessibility to professors is great.

    What to do for fun

    the beach is always and option, or going down to palm beach, fort lauderdale, or miami if gas isn't an issue.

    Food and Dining

    the food is ok, but there are better options, like big apple's pizza across the street, the tiki bar, or someplace else.

    Dorm Life

    i don't know much about dorm life because i stay with my parents, but i haven't heard any complaints from students since i've been at indian river.

    Academic Rigor

    classes can be very challenging depending on the professor or teacher. some professors are lax and some are very hard, especially in upper level courses, such as courses taken for pre-med and engineering students. irsc's rigor shouldn't be judged by the surrounding community or by its small campus size (which rapidly growing).

    Tips for prospective students

    use your resources and get to know people in all the major departments, like financial aid. also, get up on time to get adequate parking to be on time for class because most professors do take attendance. if you are planning to sign up for work-study, then fill out the application and fafsa very early so that you get a chance. irsc also offers part-time jobs as an irsc employee that pays more that financial-aid based work-study. students should try to get involved in the student support services program, which helps students with financial aid tips, picking out classes and so on.

    In three sentences

    indian river is the #1 most affordable college in the us, and students always get their monies worth by attending. the small class sizes are perfect for getting involved in lectures and labs, and for personal relationships with the professors and teachers. indian river may be a growing college, but irsc has state-of-the-art technology that makes earning a degree very worthwhile.

  • 02/07/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 9 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    you can interact with all typed of people and grain greater contacts and friends.

    Food and Dining

    i have heard the the cafeteria is good, but i have not actually eaten there. but there is chain restaurants like subway and etc.

    Dorm Life

    from i have heard, dorm life creates a lot of opportunities to interact and get to know the student body.

    Academic Rigor

    it's rigorous, but with hard work and dedication you can pursue a lot of achievements.

    Tips for prospective students

    it's a great school. if you work full time or have a family to take care of, they offer so many different opportunities for you to earn and reach a greater education. you can base school around your life.

    In three sentences

    indian river state college is a great school. it started out as a small 2 year college which served well for the community and created a lot of opportunities for people. now it has expanded to a 4 year school and offers bachelor degrees in many majors.

  • 06/17/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 10 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus police are amazing. I have personally been able to experience their concern for the safety of the student. Having taken a night class, I have seen them watching the parking lots and locking the classrooms. They respond immediately to concerns. One of the officers even gave my classroom his cell phone number so that we could reach him if we had any problems.

    Bang for the buck

    The student services centers at IRSC are really great. Counselors will help you make sure that you apply for scholarships and work out the best way to pay for your education. Classes are not expensive at all, especially for Florida residents. For what you pay, you get awesome instructors, comfortable classrooms, and beautiful campuses.

    What to do for fun

    The St. Lucie West campus is located by a movie theater, a frozen yogurt shop, and a Superplay USA, which contains a bowling alley, batting cages, a restaurant, laser tag, and mini golf. That's only one campus! The other campuses are also located near the main hubs of their respective cities so that students don't have to travel far to blow off some steam.

    Food and Dining

    The school campuses are all located within cities with restaurants within walking distance. There are fast food restaurants, but there are also nicer dining spots, such as Chili's, Ruby Tuesday, Big Apple, and many others. Also, some of the campuses have restaurants in them, such as Subway. The main campus has a cafeteria that serves meals that are quite tasty.

    Dorm Life

    The school is located near to my family's home, so I do not live in a dorm. However, I do know of students that make use of the school's dormitories. These students claim that the school's dorms are a wonderful provision. The monthly rent includes utilities, cable, and phone service. The dorms are located adjacent to the main campus, which allows the students to be close to their classrooms. The space is conducive to studying, furnished with desks and other arrangements for the students to be able to have quiet time. The dorms are right in the city of Fort Pierce, near beaches and downtown city life, which makes weekends and nights fun.

    Academic Rigor

    The coursework is just above average. You don't feel over worked, but you will feel like your brain is being worked. The load is not overly hard, but it isn't easy either. Many of the teachers use common knowledge and understanding to help you to relate the information so that it comes naturally to your memory.

    Tips for prospective students

    Before you register with a teacher, ask other students about the class and see if you can find people who have already taken the class with the professor. That will help you to make sure that you find the right fit for your learning style. Also, don't wait until the last minute to register, because you may end up in a classroom, on a campus, or with a professor that does not work for you.

    In three sentences

    This school has an unparalleled hometown feel to it. You will find that the majority of the professors are so passionate about what they teach that you will begin to feel some of that passion within yourself. The campuses are all gorgeous and accessible to students from all walks of life.

  • 08/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 11 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Always patrolling.

    Clubs and Activities

    Offered but not greatly important to student life.

    Great for these types of students

    Local.

    Bang for the buck

    Good for instate students. I am an out of state student and the quality is not worth $500/credit.

    What to do for fun

    I commute and do not live in Fort Pierce.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure to stay on top of deadlines for course registration. Classes fill up very quickly.

    In three sentences

    Teachers are mixed, some are great others are terrible. Advising is a nightmare, long waits and little program knowledge. Very hard to get needed information, and often the information requested is wrong.

  • 09/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 12 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Parking lots are well-lit and patrolled both during the day and evening hours.

    Clubs and Activities

    A wide variety of active clubs

    Bang for the buck

    Some of the most affordable tuition in the state!

    What to do for fun

    The college has a black box theatre that is pretty good. There are also a number of clubs for students.

    Food and Dining

    Great selection, especially on the Clark Learning Center campus

    Dorm Life

    I have heard that dorm life is good, but I am living off campus.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes can be challenging, but the professors are willing to take the time to answer your questions

    Tips for prospective students

    The financial aid and academic advising offices become very busy around semester registration dates. Take careful notes and follow up with your advisors to expedite your progress (the advisors will appreciate it)

    In three sentences

    IRSC is a great school to attend, whether you are planning to transfer to university or complete a four-year degree on the local campus. The tuition is very reasonable and the course selection is fairly comprehensive. Everyone is very helpful -- from the academic advisors, to the classroom professors and the teachers helping out in the study labs.

  • 08/22/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    13 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Anyone with a major in Science. Anyone seeking a 2-4 year degree.

    Tips for prospective students

    Register early to get the best classes. The week before classes start is the busiest so try to avoid going in at that time, or get there early. Read the books and come to class!

    Bang for the buck

    Indian River is ranked the 3rd most affordable college in the country! Not only is this college affordable but you learn material you would at any other university.

    Am enjoying being here

    I love this college. Everyone is nice and friendly.

    Am learning a lot

    I learned some interesting new things here.

  • 01/18/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    14 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Theres bowling, mini golf, ice skating (approx 30 min away) Movies,mall, beaches

    Dorm Life

    I live at home

    Tips for prospective students

    I would consider this school it is top of the line, as well as easy enough to handel with your busy day life.

    In three sentences

    Idian River State College is a wonderful learning enviroment. The college offers plenty of help during or after school including free tutoring. As well as the school has great programs.

  • 01/18/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    15 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    there is nothing to worry about on the campus. the security provide protection and the people, environment is great. overall the school is great.

    Clubs and Activities

    the spanish club on the campus is a great way to learn the language and it is also a great way to meet people. the student support service also offers help with school work and they help you to understand your work.

    What to do for fun

    the really is not much to do for fun. the town is so small and there is not much around.

    Food and Dining

    i really have not act but i heard the food is good from many student. cafe is not open long so thats the only downfall

    Dorm Life

    the dorms offer protection and the security is on sight constantly.

    Academic Rigor

    the academic rigor is really high but it is great as well.

    Tips for prospective students

    use the resources the offer, it really is great help.

    In three sentences

    the school is very organized and help a great help staff. the teacher are easy to talk and are willing to work with students. overrall the college is great.

  • 01/24/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    16 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    none

    Great for these types of students

    the students that truly want to get good grades verses partying

    What to do for fun

    local events

    Tips for prospective students

    all postive remarks regarding this school, however, not much school activities

    In three sentences

    this a very put together state college. the employee's actually look forward to helping the students. the managers makes the students feel welcome and you actually see's them around the college, unlike other colleges.

  • 01/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    17 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Clubs and Activities

    the clubs are amazing. the numerous clubs they have can help one with their programs. irsc clubs are very volunteering.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    they main campus is where a student can meet new people. indian river state college have numerous clubs, for one can join. every semester they always have a club rush for the students can join.

    What to do for fun

    one can come to the basketball game. a students can come to their spring fling every year before spring break. a student can also come to their dances.

    Food and Dining

    the food is great and wonderful. they food is something that won't let one get sick off. their fries are especially delicious.

    Academic Rigor

    the academic level is amazing. one's must have a 2.0 to get in they school. the president of the school will not let the academic get out of hand.

    Tips for prospective students

    indian river state college have so much to offer for students. they staff show that their care for students, who want to receive a degree. the students that is here now are friendly and wonderful.

    In three sentences

    indian river state college is a great college. this college have so much to offer for students. their programs are amazing.

  • 02/12/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 18 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    the security guards are easy to talk to so i never worry about anything.

    Clubs and Activities

    the clubs are very inciting you get to know more people and also do what you love the teachers are great.

    Great for these types of students

    like i said great for any student especially just graduating high school and your not sure which big college your wanting to go to. this is a great place to start and get all your basics done and anything else.

    Bang for the buck

    very affordable i am a working student who also pays rent and for a car so i was happy to know how affordable the classes were.

    What to do for fun

    go to the school games and cheer on your friends.

    Food and Dining

    they have subway which is a great place to eat for lunch. fast and convenient.

    Academic Rigor

    great wide variety.

    Tips for prospective students

    irsc is an affordable school, and a great starting college for any student.

    In three sentences

    the teachers are efficient and help each student succeed. the class schedule is perfect for working students. also has enough varied courses to help any student.

  • 03/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 19 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    irsc is extremely safe, there are always security guards nearby and there are emergency telephones located throughout the campus.

    Food and Dining

    food is good at the chastain campus but slightly expensive.

    Academic Rigor

    it all depends on the teacher, but most of the classes are easy to pass if you pay attention

    Tips for prospective students

    check ratemyprofessors.com before you sign up for a class, there are a lot of great professors here, but a few you do not want to have

  • 03/22/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 20 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    One a limited budget it's easy to afford.

    Food and Dining

    Food is good and great pricing.

    Tips for prospective students

    Check out the college in person if possible it has a great campus life.

    In three sentences

    I love how easy the college is to schedule my classes. Everyone is easily accessable. The professors are great.

  • 03/28/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    21 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    What I have seem cafeteria was nice, never have eaten there.

    Academic Rigor

    It really just depends of our teacher.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a great school for the people who don't know what they are going to do to get prerequisite done. Some of the rules are confusing toward academics. Great two year school.

  • 04/15/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    22 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I always felt safe.

    Bang for the buck

    Amazing! The classes are really cheap. Please take as many classes as you can there. It saves you so much money!

    What to do for fun

    I didn't really study at the main campus, I was more at Chastain. I would hang out with friends in between classes.

    Food and Dining

    I thought that the food at the Chastain Campus was amazing! And so cheap.

    Dorm Life

    I didn't stay in the dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    I loved it there and I feel like I learned so much. I take with me the things that I learned at IRSC.

    Tips for prospective students

    You can learn a lot of the teachers there and I would recommend that. Always try your hardest, there are people that will help you in the student center if you are stuck in Math, Science, English etc.

    In three sentences

    I think that IRSC is great. I learned a lot there. I loved most of the teachers there.

  • 04/18/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 23 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    Toga Toga!!!

    Bang for the buck

    It's more cost than Bervard C.C by $20. per credit hour but you get what you pay for no matter where you are. I like Indian River State College so far. I felt like they wanted to treat me rite. Clean facility... Everyone was friendly :). Short wait time.

    Food and Dining

    Didn't have any food, but I know it's important.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you're a student that has filled out a FAFSA and plan on attending, make sure you bring in your federal taxes, W2s, and a verification worksheet for financial aid. Go to there website and apply it's real easy and no cost. I am a transfer student from AZ so I've had to wait 1.5 years to qualify for in-state.... if you're in this boat then you will need to submit all of your other transcripts + H.S. All in all it seemed like a nice place to continue my education b/c I checked out Bervard C.C... and it was really crowded + when I was waiting for the financial aid office their TV had Price is Rite on.... I though it was supposed to be an institute for higher education!

    In three sentences

    The atmosphere there was good. Good help when asking questions, friendly people. Less students so that means more attention for yourself.

  • 05/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    24 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Mueller campus is next to a high school. The only thing you have to worry about is an old person driving through!

    Greek Life

    There is... Wi-Fi!

    Clubs and Activities

    There are sports teams, but there isn't much in terms team spirit (at the Mueller campus)

    Great for these types of students

    Kids who want to get their two year before going to a university. Kids who are on a tight budget. Kids who aren't ready to move out yet.

    Bang for the buck

    Can't get any better than these prices!

    What to do for fun

    The lobby is a pretty nice place to sit and do homework or wait for your next class. Most of the people that relax in there are cool. There are no activities on campus (It is basically a community college)

    Food and Dining

    Snack machines, soda machines, and a microwave are all you can expect from this school.

    Dorm Life

    I have heard their are dorms at IRSC, but just live at home. I would not know this category.

    Academic Rigor

    Most of the classes I took had a pretty good expectation level for it's students. The biggest thing to look out for is the attendance requirements. Not too many universities have these, so actually being forced to go to class makes school pretty tedious.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do your best to get financial aid assistance! Pell Grants and Financial Aid have made going through college a pretty easy way to get money and work towards my degree.

    In three sentences

    If I had to say one word about Indian River State College, it would be AFFORDABLE. Through IRSC's low charges per credit hour and Pell Grant, I was actually able to MAKE $2000+ a semester! But just because it is affordable does not mean the teachers are any less skilled at their jobs. I have had plenty of great teachers though my journey through college, and with smaller class sizes it has been easy to get on a personal level with most of these people. Overall, IRSC won't give you that traditional University Experience, but if you are on a tight budget (and with this economy, who isn't?) I would highly recommend IRSC for anyone's education!

  • 05/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    25 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are always security guards on patrol and not to mention a cop always nearby or in the parking lot. Also to make sure at night the parking lots are lit up well and some security cameras and emergency call booths.

    Great for these types of students

    That are looking for diversity in age as well as race. Not to mention classrooms are usually never overly crowded.

    Bang for the buck

    You get the same kind of education that you would get in any other college as well as for less.

    What to do for fun

    There are beaches on either side both are about a 15 minute drive. Plenty of boat ramps to go to the sandbars. An abundance of restaurants, and activities such as bowling, golfing, and paintball tournaments nearby.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria food that they have to average. Its going be some fancy gourmet.

    Dorm Life

    I do not believe they have a dorm. However students tend to live within walking or 2 minute drive from the campus so there people that may split housing costs.

    Academic Rigor

    It depends on what you majoring in. If it requires rigorous course work such as physical therapy then it will be held up to standard.

    Tips for prospective students

    If your going to be attending this school I believe it will be a good idea to find a small house nearby and split housing cost, and not to worry to much.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a very low-key however nice school that provides diversity as well as a easy going college life. They have a few campuses the main one being Fort Pierce which is absolutely gorgeous with new buildings and provides excellent hands on opportunities. The majority of the staff help out as much as possible and make themselves always available to get a hold of.

  • 05/12/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    26 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food is fair and reasonably priced.

    Academic Rigor

    Be prepared for a lot of independent study.

    In three sentences

    They have very knowledgeable teachers and staff. There is are a lot of clubs and activities. The school is clean.

  • 05/21/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    27 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The security guards are amazing and if you are living in the dorms make these guys your friends because they are the people you go to if you or your roommates need anything!

    Greek Life

    No Greek Life

    Great for these types of students

    Athletes are well taken care of here and scholarships left and right!

    Bang for the buck

    AFFORDABLE!

    What to do for fun

    There is events within the city and a mall in either direction. Anything you want to do you can because most things are within 30 minutes away. There is a wonderful beach and Orlando is an hour and a half away which has amusement parks.

    Food and Dining

    There is no meal plan but the cafe has amazing food and almost anything any kind of person could want.

    Dorm Life

    Indian River State does not have dorms but it does have private housing, which is normally used for athletes. Each person gets their own room with a common room shared with three other people. They are set up like an apartment with a kitchen and a restroom that is shared between suite mates.

    Academic Rigor

    This college tries to teach the students on what they need to know to be able to get an amazing job. Therefore, the college is there to help the student's best interest.

    Tips for prospective students

    For any Biology majors or other science majors, this school is all for science study hard and start studying early you will need it. The professor at Indian River State try to give you work that will help you so to pass the class you must do everything. Finally, the professors here love helping their students during and after class so if you need help go speak with your professor or you can even go to the library's lab for help.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State is a wonderful school because it has the work load and experienced professors like a large university. What makes Indian River a top school is the professors have done their craft and now teach it. Passion from the professors and other students to learn the material makes this school an incredible place to learn.

  • 05/23/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    28 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Durign your time iff you can enjoy the beaches around the school.

    Food and Dining

    Lunch is awesome here.

    Dorm Life

    dorms are offer at the main campus but i really don't anything about it.

    Academic Rigor

    School is great here.

    Tips for prospective students

    Classmates school work may sometimes be difficult, but always keep your head up. IRSC well save you so much money comparing going to a University. See you at IRSC starting the fall 2012.

    In three sentences

    IRSC is the best local college. I rate this college an overall 9 ( from a 1-10 scale). I am happy for being in high school and getting ready to attend IRSC full time.

  • 05/24/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    29 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There are a few sporting events, but the most talked about are the swim meets at the school.

    Food and Dining

    At all campuses there are various restaurants, but at the main building there is a whole cafeteria with many options to choose from

    Dorm Life

    there is no dorm life here

    Academic Rigor

    This school is not too hard and not too easy it is just right for anyone

    Tips for prospective students

    Research all you can on this college becuase there are many things that students do not know while attending the college, everything is very helpful online and in person.

    In three sentences

    all teachers are very helpful with students. Campuses are all over the treasure coast. Online angel website is very informative.

  • 05/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    30 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security is constantly visible and always concerned about our safety.

    Greek Life

    I know we have them but I'm not in them.

    Clubs and Activities

    French club, our math club regualrly takes state championships. Our swim team is nationally known. spanish club to help those who don't speak it......etc

    Great for these types of students

    Esppecially great for the advanced student. Can cater with ease to students with physical and mental challenges.

    Bang for the buck

    for Florida residents, this is an excellent value for higher education.

    What to do for fun

    so many clubs and foundations, opportunities for studies abroad, awesome drama and musical shows.

    Food and Dining

    Indian River State Collee has a dining hall that can cater to the vegetarian, junkfood junkie, or the healthnut. Good, Fresh, reasonable.

    Dorm Life

    I can't comment on this. I live off-campus.

    Academic Rigor

    Some of the courses will kick your @@@, but the instructors work with you to help you make it through.

    Tips for prospective students

    Ask lots of questions, the advisors and counselors are there to help.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a growing university that works hard to maintain a personal feel. The teachers are second to none. The counselors push to help students achieve to their full potential.

  • 05/28/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    31 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Hit the waves!

    Food and Dining

    I would say the cafeteria is okay, nothing special.

    Dorm Life

    I didn't live in a dorm, but they are available in Fort Pierce.

    Academic Rigor

    Depends on the classes chosen.

    Tips for prospective students

    Research the teachers past reviews on line. It is helpful to see what previous students thought of them.

    In three sentences

    The teachers are professional and respectful of the students. The course work is meaningful and on point with subject. I enjoy the atmosphere of the Chastein campus.

  • 06/09/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    32 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Swim and sports

    Dorm Life

    I won't be living on campus.

    Tips for prospective students

    Have fun and work hard!

    In three sentences

    It seems like a wonderful school. I've heard many great things from students that are currently attending. Not to mention, the campus is beautiful.

  • 06/12/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    33 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are buttons all over the campus to press in case of emergency as well as police in IRSC case it is the Florida Atlantic University Police since the two share campuses.

    Clubs and Activities

    My usual activities writing short stories, doing graphic design, and working at my job (Sbarro). I uses to be in the Anime club but I had to leave due to having to work on Fridays the day the club meets.

    Great for these types of students

    Indian River State College is great for all types of student because there are a lot of different people here who are from all over the world that would love to meet you. There are all kinds of cultures that you'll find someone who you fit in with and there are people who are interested in what you are so all you have to do is find out what do I like.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Always before picking my classes, I always check the teacher on http://blog.ratemyprofessors.com/ and this is also follow done by many other students.

    Bang for the buck

    1) Buy used textbooks or rent your textbooks 2) Apply for scholarships 3) Save your money and calculate out your expenses for the month 4) If you go to a school with multiple campuses get your classes on the campus you live on.

    What to do for fun

    1) Join the different clubs and meet new people 2) Go to the library 3) Go to the student lounge or cafeteria 4) Hang out with your friends

    Food and Dining

    The food is alright, I prefer to go off campus for dining and eat out with friends by going to Big Apple Pizza or 5 Guys. The dining room is really nice with plenty of room to have your books, note, and work on the table to study.

    Dorm Life

    I don't live in the dorms, I live at home with my parents but from what I've hard from those who do live in the dorms it's really nice and a great way to live as well as experience college.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic rigor is rather interesting, at the end of each semester the student review the teachers telling the school how they felt the teacher did and the school takes the opinion of the students. The students also express themselves on Rate My Professor to tell those coming out those teachers and give them a heads up on to expect. Student who want to learn and are willing to make the effort tend to do better than those who just sit there and text the entire time and those who are willing to work hard tend not to have a problem with teacher however, there are some cases were the teacher really is awful and the student drop the class, or end up failing because the teacher is terrible. It all depends on the student and the teacher.

    Tips for prospective students

    1) Take your work seriously 2) Take good notes in class 3) Review your notes daily 4) Make friends and create study groups 5) Look over each others notes 6) Relax and don't stress yourself out.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a great school to attend because the students take their education very seriously and are willing to work hard to achieve their goals. Another great thing about Indian River is there are teachers that care about the student�¢����s education and are willing to help them through tough times. There are a lot of things to do on the campus and plenty of clubs to join as well some of the greatest people you will ever meet.

  • 06/12/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    34 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    You have to make your own fun.

    Food and Dining

    The college is in a small town so u can eat from local restaurants.

    Dorm Life

    I live off campus.

    Academic Rigor

    Depends on the professor.

    Tips for prospective students

    Take advantage of all the available help.

    In three sentences

    It's a very small junior college, not allot of programs. It became a state college recently. Good sized classrooms, allot of extra help from the staff. Friendly people who are always there to help you succeed.

  • 06/20/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    35 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The campus if very helpful in keeping everyone safe.

    Greek Life

    The life of the myth is a mystery.

    Clubs and Activities

    Activities are Sticks pool hall on U.S. 1

    Great for these types of students

    The school is great for peopl who love to learn.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The most unusual location at the school is the cafeteria.....?

    Bang for the buck

    The best bang for the buck is Big Apple Pizza.

    What to do for fun

    The beaches in the county are only miles from the college.

    Food and Dining

    The college is set in a fin area for dining and food.

    Dorm Life

    The dorm life is very relaxing.

    Academic Rigor

    The academics are high in quality.

    Tips for prospective students

    Work very hard and it will pay off in the end.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State has a high standards of there students. Indian River State College has a great staff. The staff at the school is always there for their students.

  • 06/20/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    36 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Be careful when taking night classes. Park close to other cars and lock all doors.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are so many things to become involved with. If you can find the time, there are many sports and clubs to join.

    Great for these types of students

    The free tutoring is something I love. For the students who struggle in certain subjects, tutoring is a must. You will find students and staff working together to study and assist each other.

    Bang for the buck

    Don't forget that the bookstore has a buy back period for gently used textbooks. It is a great way to earn a little cash for something that will never be used again by you.

    What to do for fun

    There are all kinds of activities and clubs for students to get involved with at Indian River State College. From sports to arts, we have it all.

    Food and Dining

    There are great food options in the cafeteria such as Subway. It is convenient and healthy for those students who can't find time to eat at home.

    Dorm Life

    I have never met anyone at Indian River State who lives on campus. Most of the students live locally.

    Academic Rigor

    Indian River State College is not a difficult school to say the least. It is a great transition from high school to college without being overwhelmed. As long as you attend, study, and take advantage of the services and tools provided for student success, you will pass with flying colors.

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't be afraid to take full advantage of the free tutoring in the testing centers. It helped me so much when I was taking math courses. Also, use the library to study in! Studying at home is difficult due to the many distractions like phones, facebook, and relatives.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is accomadating. I've never been to any other community college with an overall, wonderful and extremely helpful staff. The class sizes are small and the teachers are hands on.

  • 06/29/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    37 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you always check out the ratings of your professors before you take them, it will turn around your entire class experience!

    In three sentences

    Fast growing campus now offering bachelors degree. It's extremely affordable, and the staff is very helpful. It is definitely an up in coming college, that will start getting some real attention soon!

  • 07/01/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    38 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I have never felt unsafe at this campus or any of the satelite campuses. There is always security on campus and they are easily accessible.

    Greek Life

    I haven't heard anything about fraternities/sororities.

    Clubs and Activities

    These don't seem very organized to me. I thought about joining, but there seems to be more talk about getting a project going than actually starting one, so I just volunteer in the community.

    Great for these types of students

    Any and all students will be a good fit here. I've seen all ages, races, creeds and backgrounds. All you have to be to fit in here is interested in an education.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is a covered picnic area in front of the pool building where a lot of different activities happen. A few weeks ago they had a giant waterslide set up. They also have an activity there during Earth day.

    Bang for the buck

    You can tell the Dept. Heads put a lot of thought into their programs. There is practical application that, as an intern, I use and am grateful for. I know that I will use what I learn

    What to do for fun

    Go to the beach! The campus is about a 10 minute drive from the beach. The mall is about 30-40 minutes away. Downtown in Fort Pierce they have FridayFest which is really cool. There are bands and people selling stuff and, of course, there's the Tiki Bar.

    Food and Dining

    Gross, gross, gross! Vending machines rock but the cafeteria food is raunchy. There is a Burger King and a WalMart with a Subway as well as some local restaurants. All are about 1-2 miles from campus. Bring a bike or a car.

    Dorm Life

    I live locally so this doesn't apply, but I've never heard complaints from my friends who live there. I've visited a couple of times and they always seem clean and well lit at night.

    Academic Rigor

    This part depends on your major; mine is nursing and it's tough! I've talked to others taking less intense classes and they would probably give 3 stars here. It also depends on how diligent you are in your studies.

    Tips for prospective students

    It's an inexpensive way to begin a secondary education, especially if you haven't landed a major. IRSC has the 3rd least expensive tuition in the nation and, in my opinion, some of the best instructors. In the past few years, there are even several programs that extend to the baccalaureate level.

    In three sentences

    IRSC is a pretty great campus with an eclectic mix of students ranging from H.S. to middle aged and beyond. The school is awesome, but parking sucks! Staff and instructors get A+ from me; they're always very helpful and knowledgeable.

  • 07/23/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    39 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    For students that want to get an education and don't have a lot of money.

    What to do for fun

    I work out and go out with friends

  • 07/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    40 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The guards are always around somewhere but never overbearing.

    Greek Life

    We do not have fraternities or sororities.

    Clubs and Activities

    Plenty of clubs and activities to fill all or any needs for extracurriculars.

    Great for these types of students

    Computer science and design majors.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The annual chug a thon. Volunteers chug a gallon of whole milk then run a two mile obstacle course. For the past two years i have been the DJ for the event.

    Bang for the buck

    Would not change schools for any reason at all. Great education without breaking the bank.

    What to do for fun

    In my school we have a studio open to students in my degree program. On our time off we will work on live recordings of bands or make video in front of the green screen.

    Food and Dining

    The dining area is very comfortable and beautiful. The food is college food nothing special but gets the job done in between long classes.

    Dorm Life

    I live off campus so i am not applicable to answer this question.

    Academic Rigor

    Classes are difficult but you can easily pass all classes with proper time spent to study and apply yourself to the projects.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be serious about your education and your teachers will be serious about helping you get a job. The more you work in the field while you learn is also great for your future in a career.

    In three sentences

    The programs are well designed to teach you real life application of your career. The classes are not expensive for in state residents. The teachers have been very helpful in finding work in your degree program.

  • 07/29/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    41 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Sports! The Library. And all college locations have numerous outside hot spots for all ages.

    Food and Dining

    Food and dining is very good!

    Dorm Life

    I cannot answers this. I do not and have never lived in a dorm.

    Academic Rigor

    I have only taken two classes in the past and signed up for my next two. The rigor seems pretty basic and what you would expect from any college. My best tip I received that I could pass on, is to read all the reviews at http://www.ratemyprofessors.com/ on your corresponding professors.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not bother calling to speak to staff. I have rendered it stressful and useless based on numerous phone calls. I find it more resourceful to just go in and speak to counselors in person. They cannot rush you off the phone that way.

    In three sentences

    Staff is not very helpful, especially by phone. Beautiful campus and convenient locations. Flexible class schedules.

  • 07/31/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    42 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There are many school activities to do that make the college life great.

    Tips for prospective students

    Stay on task and follow your deadlines.

    In three sentences

    This college is affordable. This college is very clean. This school also has many career opportunities for their incoming freshman.

  • 08/07/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    43 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Pretty good on Mueller campus, decent on FT. Pierce campus

    Greek Life

    NONE

    Clubs and Activities

    Not very involved in this area but from the fairs and booths they have seems like they have a lot!

    Great for these types of students

    Students looking to save some money or students looking to do this and transfer. If you're looking for a school with limited degree programs you will be ok.

    Bang for the buck

    As an in-state student the tuition is extremely affordable but out of state is kind of expensive for a state college. Receive a very good education for the most part

    What to do for fun

    Not much

    Food and Dining

    The Cafe at the main campus is amazing. Love their food and very reasonably priced. There is no set cafeteria at the Vero Campus and as far as I know not at any of the other campuses but there are places nearby to get a bite

    Dorm Life

    They have dorms, not very well known by students. Should offer more options for student housing. The dorms they currently have are not the greatest. Website makes them out to be nice but this is not the case.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure to study! Become very familar with Angel and MyIRSC. If you plan on calling any of the offices plan on having a while because you will be on hold for a while. Also, plan on having several hours if going in too.

    In three sentences

    Pretty good school. Good variety of classes with flexible times to fit busy schedules. Students of many walks of life

  • 08/09/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    44 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    so far i been considering what am i going to do. i haven`t decided what to do yet.

    Food and Dining

    so fare its been good and healthy .

    Dorm Life

    Unfortunately don`t know much about so i won`t` be able to rate about it.

    Academic Rigor

    Well so far that i been told its academic is wonderful.

    Tips for prospective students

    Don`t` think twice apply you will easily be accepted and will help you with anything you need.

    In three sentences

    It is a safe and environmental school.That helps anyone how needs help preregistration for classes. Also its friendly people that work there.

  • 08/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    45 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    Compared to other school IRSC is much cheaper and it's located right here in town.

    What to do for fun

    Nothing...

    Food and Dining

    The school is down from one of the major highways so food is not far to get too.

    Dorm Life

    I have my own place.

    Academic Rigor

    Great!!! Teachers

    Tips for prospective students

    Get a one man/woman that you like a deal with them. Even if you have to go to the Main Campus to get something its worth the ride.

    In three sentences

    I rate Indian River State College a 7 out of 10. The reason why I say that because yes the school is cheaper/fianacial purpose, but you feel that way because the hole fiancial aid and advisors could be more helpful. You shouldn't feel like your getting on there nerves. You come to school for a reason not just as a on looker. That I wished they could up grade on then I may move the number up to 8.5 or so.

  • 09/25/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    46 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Excellent. They are very serious about student safety.

    Greek Life

    Not my area of expertise.

    Clubs and Activities

    Sports, theater, music, academics, religious you name it.

    Great for these types of students

    Any student for two year and new 4 year degrees being added all the time.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    As a freshman I am not sure how to answer this one!

    Bang for the buck

    Scholarships available and the education is first rate.

    What to do for fun

    Intramurals, theater, music, beaches, surfing, movies (if you have a car) and a variety of clubs.

    Food and Dining

    Cafe is nice but no food service for those living on campus.

    Dorm Life

    Your own room...can't beat that!

    Academic Rigor

    I find it challenging.

    Tips for prospective students

    Visit first and sign up early if you want to live on camps.

    In three sentences

    The professors are great and truly helpful. The student services are awesome including tutoring, weight room and pool. Theater Program is fantastic.

  • 09/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    47 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Indian River State college has four campuses.

    What to do for fun

    There are many clubs to join or you can just hang out with friends.

    Food and Dining

    The food in the cafeteria isn't that bad. You have many options to choose from, burgers, salads, wraps, and many more.

    Dorm Life

    Indian River State college does give you an option to live in dorms but I haven't experienced it.

    Academic Rigor

    Many programs require you to pass all classes with at least a C, but not all. Depending on what you want to do, courses may be harder or easier. You really have to maintain a good grade to easily get into certain program or career.

    Tips for prospective students

    This is a great school. But if you're going into health, be prepared to study! The science classes here are said to be really hard.

    In three sentences

    Overall, Indian River State College is a great school. The teachers and advisers are good, it's just the long waits that drives you crazy. It's also cheaper than going to a university, and you can get your bachelors degree here.

  • 10/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    48 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    You can do everything and anything

    Food and Dining

    I wouldn't know

    Dorm Life

    I wouldn't know

    Academic Rigor

    It's pretty easy if you study hard and pick good teachers.

    Tips for prospective students

    Use ratemyprofessors.com before picking your classes.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is pretty good for a community college. It has a lot of opportunities for us to get our degrees and a vast variety of majors and classes anyone could be interested in. It has great teachers that really care for you and want you to pass and do great in life.

  • 10/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    49 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food is ok?

    Dorm Life

    I dont know, i dont live in a dorm.

    Academic Rigor

    So far te academic rigor is ok

  • 10/23/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    50 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I have been on campus until 2am and security checks in on you.

    Greek Life

    You are on your own with that one :), I know of none at this time.

    Clubs and Activities

    Human Services Club CCG International Students Veterans to name a few.

    Great for these types of students

    Basketball players, (male and female teams) swim teams, volleyball teams...GO PIONEERS!

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Public Safety Building (PSB). Reason: Strange to drive down the road and to see the tail of a plane stuck in a body of water. Fire, screeching tires, cadence being called out...PSB is the hub of the treasure coast for the fire departments, law enforcement and criminal justice classes that are held here every semester.

    Bang for the buck

    Tuition went up 5% on an average, IRSC went up 3% and you still get the same education. Many new Bachelor level programs have been recently added.

    What to do for fun

    Beach, clubs, activities, many volunteer opportunities.

    Dorm Life

    I live off campus, however, the set up is very cool.

    Tips for prospective students

    Awesome athletes, inviting swimming pool and swim teams, great counselors and teachers and support staff. The beach is not far, try it, you will love it. Dr. Massey is approachable.

    In three sentences

    I love IRSC for many reasons, however, a couple of them are the classroom sizes are intimate enough where I get my questions answered and large enough to have diversified information each time I am there. Another reason is that my professors are full of experiences that only help to enrich my college experience, and I feel fully prepared to work in corporate America. IRSC is also the best kept secret in the nation, military friendly, many clubs and events, great speakers and it seems as if every semester there is something new to learn about my college. I love it here. :)

  • 11/01/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    51 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Always a guy on a golf cart near you at any moment. Also many blue safety things around campus.

    Great for these types of students

    Working, parents, all ages, fresh from high school or even years since school.

    Bang for the buck

    Cheap way to go! Rates top affordable schools in the U.S.

    What to do for fun

    Join clubs, (good ones, because some are poorly ran) Attend school events, volunteer and the beach is not too far from campus!

    Food and Dining

    Cafeteria is nice and a great way to meet other students and staff. Many choices and reasonable prices.

    Dorm Life

    Dorms are old and look like prison pods but in order to get to know people and really experience college life I recommend staying in the dorms! If you don't, you are really missing out!

    Academic Rigor

    Many professors are great! But, there are a lot of hard ones. Your grade not only depends on you, but your teachers as well so be sure to pick one that doesnt have a horrible rating. The wait to speak to an adviser can be over 2 hours long and while waiting you get to watch most of them walk around socializing instead of calling names to help students. Many advisers aren't helpful. Ive been told many different things by different ones. When courses are released, most all will be gone just an hour after release. Cause of too many students and not enough classes offered.

    Tips for prospective students

    Join clubs, go to school events, eat in the cafeteria, live in the dorms. And ALWAYS use ratemyprofessor to pick classes.

    In three sentences

    Great school for the most part. Needs some improving but it really has come a long way! Affordable and if you try hard to be involved it can be a great college experience!

  • 11/09/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    52 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    For fun there are great sights to enjoy. There is a gym and pool with large gym.

    Food and Dining

    Fun place to eat full of events and great food.

    Dorm Life

    The dorms are clean, affordable, and perfect sized.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes have tough teachers, but the teachers are great.

    Tips for prospective students

    Come to class ready to learn. Teachers can be easy or tough, but only if you want them to be. Enjoy your time at this college, for it is a great college.

    In three sentences

    This school is full of great students and teachers there to help you with whatever you need. You can quickly earn your degrees so you can quickly get your career going. All the classes are inexpensive so you don't have to worry about your finances.

  • 11/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    53 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are security guards patrolling all over campus to keep students safe and help with parking all day and night. Also at least one sheriff's that patrols during the busier times of the day.

    Clubs and Activities

    I am not currently in any of this college's clubs.

    Great for these types of students

    This college is good for students that live in the area and want the convenience of not having to move away for college.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The Financial Aid department is the most unusual place on campus. Their staff members make students do the most ridiculous things to try and get there financial aid. Some students at this college sign up for classes just to get financial aid and the day after the drop add period they never come to class again. But students that have all A's they make jump through hoops but they are never satisfied. That is unusual to me.

    Bang for the buck

    They have a great Automotive program and extremely amazing teachers, but they give the Automotive department all the colleges old hand-me-downs. From the one broken vending machine to the ripped up and cracked chairs. The automotive department is hidden behind a giant brick wall where no one going in or out can see, so the college doesn't need to put as much effort or expensive in it.

    What to do for fun

    I'm in college there is no fun when your a dedicated full time student.

    Food and Dining

    Nice sitting area and presentable kitchen.

    Dorm Life

    I have not lived in the dorms to comment.

    Academic Rigor

    Great teachers so far.

    Tips for prospective students

    New students be ready to fight for everything examples: registration proses, seeking advisement, or trying to receive Financial Aid. This college is to busy trying to make themselves a state college and look professional, than help their current students.

    In three sentences

    Most teachers at this college are dedicated to there jobs. Campus presentation is almost flawless. But the student services departments need a lot of work.

  • 11/28/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    54 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    very safe

    Greek Life

    unknown

    Clubs and Activities

    love the science club

    Great for these types of students

    swimmer, small campus people, and those who like smaller student to teacher ratios

    Bang for the buck

    very reasonable bachelors program

    What to do for fun

    academic help center is great help

    Food and Dining

    not a bad choice of food

    Dorm Life

    not familiar with the norm life

    Academic Rigor

    very good school

    Tips for prospective students

    do look over review for teachers before picking classes, and know your advisor well let will help you a lot

    In three sentences

    For sciences very strong teachers, for physics and math classes teacher are difficult to understand. Overall school is quite large and nice with great comunication between students and facualty.

  • 12/05/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    55 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus is pretty safe.

    Clubs and Activities

    Numerous clubs and activities

    Great for these types of students

    High school graduates or University graduates. Or people trying to go back to school for a degree.

    Bang for the buck

    Class costs can get expensive but helps if you have some type of financial aid.

    What to do for fun

    Movies, shopping, clubs, bars, sports, etc.

    Food and Dining

    I dont really eat campus food, but there are alot of nearby food locations less than 5 miles from the campus

    Dorm Life

    Most students live at home with parents or have their own place.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes are challenging but it depends on the teacher. And your strengths and weaknesses.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do you research before applying.

    In three sentences

    This college is good and affordable. Many campus locations and alot of clubs to join. For better chances in getting into that college of your dreams, go to a community college first.

  • 12/06/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    56 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This school is great for those who really want to be successful. they are there for you

    What to do for fun

    The have a lot of clubs. Sports. Beautiful campus

    Dorm Life

    good environment

    Academic Rigor

    Financial aid is also offered.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you have any trouble the ASC lab is there for you, they will help you through any academic problem.

    In three sentences

    IRSC is the best school ever. they really helping me throughout my journey pursuing my accounting career. I just love everything about this school, they'll do anything to make you successful.

  • 12/22/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    57 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food is amazing there is so much variety that you will most of the time be satisfied for both breakfast and lunch.

    Dorm Life

    I didn't stay in a dorm. I lived at home.

    Academic Rigor

    The academics is both challenging and informative, there isn't a moment when i didn't say i didn't know that or that's how you do it.

    Tips for prospective students

    Use all the resource they offer you and don't be scared to ask for help.

    In three sentences

    The school is affordable. Indian river state collage is also a well structured and well rounded school. Its a comfortable atmosphere.

  • 01/17/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    58 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    instate tuition is awesome. out of state is ridiculously expensive

    What to do for fun

    the campus is not near to anything unless you have a car.

    Academic Rigor

    depends on the class. alot of the design classes are based on effort not result.

    Tips for prospective students

    turn in all applications and paperwork very early. it takes them forever to process some things.

    In three sentences

    great starter college if planning to transfer out.

  • 01/29/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    59 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    The College has a public pool for students, a gym and a game room

    Tips for prospective students

    A good starter College before heading to a University

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a very good, college. Friendly people and supportive professors. The college provides you multiple careers.

  • 01/29/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    60 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    This school is a great bang for your buck the classes are amazing and reasonably priced.

    Food and Dining

    IRSC does not have many dining options in the school but depending on which campus you attend there may be more or less food choices available surrounding the school.

    Dorm Life

    There is not a Dorm Life available here.

    Academic Rigor

    The Academic Rigor was Excellent!The way the Professors teach here, you not only have to learn the material you have to remember it and that will in the end equal true success.

    Tips for prospective students

    Read your textbook!Especially if your going into a science field.I would have not passed my Psychology class with a B+ without reading. Look your teachers up before signing up for a class. The wrong teacher could make huge difference.

    In three sentences

    This to me is one of the best State Colleges in Florida.I started as a Dual Enrollment Student and this school has had everything I needed and more, to succeed and prepare for college.I will be attending this college For my Freshman and Sophomore year of college.

  • 03/04/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    61 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Those who want small classes and less crowded hallways.

    What to do for fun

    Everything.

    Food and Dining

    The food is pretty good. It offers many variety choices. A 9.

    Dorm Life

    This college does not offer any dorms on campus. 0 no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes are intense, but as long as you study what you are suppose too, your good to go.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure that you study in advance for your exams. As well as taking notes to what your professor is saying, make sure you study those notes too.

    In three sentences

    This college is very good, it offers tutoring ring programs for anyone. It also has great staff and teachers that are willing to help you out. It is the best, a 10.

  • 04/15/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    62 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are always patrol cops on campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    They have every type of club you would want, & if they don't, they will make a club if you sign up for it.

    Bang for the buck

    IRSC is the most affordable college I know of.

    What to do for fun

    Goto the Fort Pierce Inlet down the road, goto baseball games.

    Food and Dining

    Food is great.

    Dorm Life

    Its close, comfortable and affordable.

    Academic Rigor

    I love IRSC. Everything about it is perfect.

    Tips for prospective students

    Apply, you never know what can happen!

    In three sentences

    I've been attending IRSC for two years now, and I absolutely love it. I would definitely consider attending IRSC.

  • 04/27/2013

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    63 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Older people, moms, retirees and graduating high school students.

    Bang for the buck

    They have more than doubled their tuition in the last ten years, so it is expensive. And during book buy-back I brought them a book new still in the plastic never opened and they only wanted to give me $5 for it when I had paid almost $200.

    What to do for fun

    There are so many clubs and organizations that there is always fun, don't have too much fun or you won't pass your classes.

    Food and Dining

    The food was good until they got another company in the cafeteria, they use to have the best biscuits and gravy in the tri-county area. Now not so much, but across the street is a Big Apple's Pizza owned by that guy that bear hugged President Obama

    Academic Rigor

    High level of academics they have alot of exclusive programs that get thousands of applications with about a 10% of the applicants getting accepted.

    Tips for prospective students

    Have a open line of communication with professors,deans or anybody else that can help you when or if you ever need assistance.

    In three sentences

    The classes sizes are moderate , the teachers are easy to build a rapport with and there are so many resources out there for you to help you succeed.

  • 05/30/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    64 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There's a massive amount of clubs and extra curricular actives to join!

    Food and Dining

    I do not eat their food.

    Dorm Life

    I do not live in the dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    IRSC is not complicated as long as you have a good professor that knows the material

    Tips for prospective students

    Study and pay attention

    In three sentences

    Indian River is not such a bad school. Although it is competitive, the nursing program is something that has grown over the last year. The professors want their students to prosper.

  • 06/19/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    65 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food is ok is not that great. I perfer eating out.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic is kinda of rigorous. They challenge to see if you fully understand the materials.

    Tips for prospective students

    You would enjoy the school. Everyone is very friendly. The teachers are really willing to help and the school setting is beauitful.

    In three sentences

    The school is a great school to transition from high school to college. The school is very afforable from the classes, books, and food. The advisors are willing to help and the financial aid give you enough funds to pay everything.

  • 07/15/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    66 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    I attend the Indian River State College Muller campus and all they have to offer fir food and dining are sweetes in vending machines.

    Dorm Life

    Indian River State College doesn't have any dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Indian River State College is great at getting students on track.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a great school. It's small, local, and the administration there is very helpful. I would rate them a 10 on a scale of 1-10.

  • 08/06/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    67 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Students that are use to small classes, and small campuses/

    What to do for fun

    They have plenty of sports and clubs, and eating areas.

    Tips for prospective students

    Just came determine, and willing to learn.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College, was small which allowed me to go plenty of one on one time. They were clean, not to big so you didn't get lost, and helpful. They cared about me, and wanted to see me get my degree and stay on track.

  • 08/07/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    68 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There's always security guards roaming the campus while it's open. You never have to worry about help being too far.

    Clubs and Activities

    For being such a small school, Indian River offers a surprising amount of clubs to join and activities to participate in. There's always something going on around campus and flyers everywhere advertising upcoming events.

    Great for these types of students

    It's a great choice for students fresh out of high school who are worried about starting their college experience in a large university. With small class sizes and friendly staff, it's a good transition into secondary education. It's also great for students who are looking to get a good education without spending a fortune and those who want a small town feel.

    Bang for the buck

    Students can't beat such great educational opportunities at such a low cost. Indian River even offers summer financial aid to those who apply. There's also smaller class sizes so students get more personal interaction with their teachers.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria offers great food and a reasonable. The staff are always polite and helpful. The campus even offers brand name experience with a Starbucks at the main campus.

    Dorm Life

    I can't say from personal experience as I do not live in a dorm, but I have visited friends that live in them and they're not bad. They have plenty of space and are right next to campus.

    Academic Rigor

    The courses are challenging to compete academically with larger and more well known universities. However, the teachers and support services offer all the help you need. There are many available opportunities for tutoring or just for small questions.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College offers a quality education at an affordable price. With a myriad of degrees to choose from and one of the lowest tuition rates in the country, you can't go wrong. It's definitely a great choice for any person looking to start college for the first time or go back to school.

  • 08/07/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    69 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I once lost my wallet and it was returned in the lost and found with everything intact, including my money.

    Clubs and Activities

    Many foreign trips are done over the year. Club's hosted by student, teachers, and many other local events occur at the school allowing for the student's to interact with each other.

    Great for these types of students

    Student's who are looking for a simple, easy college experience that is low priced and very accessible.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    None

    Bang for the buck

    Rated one of the lowest priced colleges in the country.

    What to do for fun

    Many electives are offered which allow for students to get together and work toward each other's majors.

    Food and Dining

    It's not a five star restaurant but the food is not too bad. breakfast and lunch are alright and the food is cooked relatively fast so you don't have much waiting. The coble garden is located only on main campus in fort pierce, Florida.

    Dorm Life

    I never stayed in a dorm on the campus. I don't think they have dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    The school is about as hard as high school with work that doesn't require more than 6 hours of study per week. The teachers are very helpful and allow for the students to easily learn. They also do not assign a lot of work for a semester and expect you to do most of the studying on your own depending on the class.

    Tips for prospective students

    Look online for the teacher's that seem suitable for your learning styles before you decide to take a class. Many students post online the teachers name, reviews about the teacher, and how their experiences went with the class.

    In three sentences

    I have found the school to be more affordable, even though I am in the dual enrollment program, thus allowing for a much larger group of students who want to get a degree obtain what they want to earn at a lower price. In addition, almost all of the teachers are very professional; every student has the ability to learn in every class they start. Finally, the school's are located in an easily accessible place allowing for people to get from home to school without much complication.

  • 09/01/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    70 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I have never felt unsafe here

    Greek Life

    NONE

    Clubs and Activities

    Has great clubsNone

    Great for these types of students

    Adult students, younger graduates, and everyone in between

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Has several campuses in the tri county area

    Bang for the buck

    You definatly get your moneys worth and more

    What to do for fun

    Beach, Beach, oh and did i mention the beach

    Food and Dining

    Has a cafeteria available

    Dorm Life

    It does have dorms available but could build more

    Academic Rigor

    Not the easiest yet not the hardest.

    Tips for prospective students

    Dont let the state college bother you. Get community opinion. Visit the campuses and find the one that suits you.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is well respected in its community and abroad. It is also very affordable and competitive. In addition its campuses are safe and clean.

  • 09/01/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    71 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There is always and event or activities going on at the college. You have access to all the facilities.

    Tips for prospective students

    attend class regularly and don't take the work lightly.

    In three sentences

    IRSC is really helpful in all aspects of education. They always have help on hand when it is needed. You pay for a quality education and it is well worth it.

  • 09/25/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    72 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    Convenient one-stop student services. Excellent food with low prices offering a variety of food choices for you.

    Dorm Life

    IRSC offers over 150 programs to choose from, at five convenient campuses. You can attend full-time, part time, or online with a personalized step-by-step plan to help you track your progress toward your goal. Dorm life is amazing having afordable River Hammock Student Housing.

    Academic Rigor

    Earn your Bachelor's Degree at IRSC and benefit from an exceptional educational value. You'll find experienced professors who connect what you are learning to what's current in your field of interest. You won't get lost in the crowd, and you'll succeed in small classes with a low student to teacher ratio.

    In three sentences

    There are so many great activities with clubs for every interest. I encourage everyone to come out and get involved! I gained valuable tools at Indian River State that I I will use as I further my education. GO RIVER!

  • 09/25/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    73 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Honestly, I do not think it is that safe. Anyone can come in and out of the buildings whether a student or not. They do have security on campus but still, they should have some type of limited access thing with student or faculty ID's.

    Clubs and Activities

    They have many clubs and activities going on, just ask and you will find something you are interested in.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for students who are working full time, parents, going back to school, or just starting out.

    Bang for the buck

    Its a very cheap school and they will help you financially but you have to find out what they offer yourself. They won't just tell you what is going on.

    What to do for fun

    I truly don't know, I'm not as active in school but they usually have something on the calendar just check it out.

    Food and Dining

    The food is honestly really great. They have different varieties and healthy options too. They even have a Starbucks now.

    Dorm Life

    I live with my parents still since it is close to home but I heard there are student apartments at walking distance from the main campus.

    Academic Rigor

    Academically wise it is average. For me the most challenging classes were science which is funny since I was always good in that subject in high school. Everything else is pretty easy you just have to keep up with it meaning actually doing the work and reading.

    Tips for prospective students

    Just use the resources to your advantage. They have computer labs, libraries, and many times the teachers are willing to take emails or phone calls or sometimes office visits if you are really stuck. Don't wait it out until it's too late and your failing a class. Also, constantly go to guidance just to make sure you are on track and for some financial tips as well. All of the guidance counselors are really helpful but you have to go them because they won't go to you.

    In three sentences

    Pretty average school, I can't really complain about anything. It was a good starting school for me and gave me time to decide what really want to do and where I want to do it at. If you are undecided about a career path or college choice this is your best bet. It will give you the education needed without spending so much money until you really figure out what you want to do. They have a lot of clubs too if you are interested in that and offer most of their classes online and in different campuses.

  • 11/06/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    74 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    Not much food selection

    Dorm Life

    No dorms

    Academic Rigor

    Pretty easy teachers. They all seem to really care and will help if you need it. Its a small town school.

  • 11/13/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    75 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Clubs and Activities

    This school has a lot of clubs and societies to offer to students. There is something for just about everyone. And the great thing is, the school is always open to adding on more student activities. So if you come up with an idea of your own, share it! Chances are, you can make it happen.

    Great for these types of students

    This is the perfect school for student athletes. We have a gereat reputation in the sports world. The academics aren't too difficult and there are plenty of financial aid systems available to athletes.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    We have two very unique buildings on our campus. One is the Treasure Coast Public Safety Building. It is one of the leading Public Safety Training Programs in the Country. The building is phenomenal with top of the line training facilities. Take a peak some time! There is also the Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This building contains multiple methods of green energy production. Stop by for a few minutes to learn how to live a more environmentally friendly life.

    Bang for the buck

    Indian River State College is one of the most affordable colleges in the country. The campuses are all big and beautiful. The class sizes are small. Teachers are always willing to help out students one on one. This college is definitely worth the cost. The only negative I have is the cost of textbooks. The curriculum changes regularly and therefore you have to purchase new books every semester.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria makes some delicious food! It is a little bit overpriced though. I would recommend getting a quesadilla. Yum, yum, yum! Other than that, there is a Pizza Reatuarant, Big Apple, just across the street that has great pizza.

    Dorm Life

    I don't live in the dorms, so I don't really know anything about them.

    Academic Rigor

    The academics at Indian River State College are a great transition from laid back high school classes to rigorous University classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    I would recommend getting involved in college clubs and get to know as many students and teachers as you can. Connecting and networking are everything in today's world.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College provides a unique and interesting environment to immerse yourself in knowledge. The classes, teachers and hands-on learning are expereinces that you will never forget. If you're looking for a small town, affordable college, Indian River State College should be your school of choice!

  • 11/22/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    76 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Dorm Life

    None

    In three sentences

    Great college, very affordable! Good teachers as long as you know which ones to get. Various campus is helpful.

  • 12/08/2013

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    77 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There was no incident while I was there for two years.

    Greek Life

    If there is a greek life I was not part of it.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is lots to join you just have to join it.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    I do not recall and unusual traditions.

    Bang for the buck

    It is a good school for a good price.

    What to do for fun

    IRSC as a growing college is gaining more and more things to do. Because it is so close to the historic area of Fort Pierce, there is always something to do on the weekends. Historic fort pierce has plenty to do on the weekends.

    Food and Dining

    The food is actually not bad in the cafeteria. They have plenty of options to choose from.

    Dorm Life

    I did not attend dorm life, but I have heard one needs to be careful and be sure to lock the doors.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes are easier than other but they are all doable.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be prepared to spend more time on school than you might have done in high school. Be prepared for difficulties with counselors and signing up for classes. Do it early!!

    In three sentences

    It is a growing school, they are adding more 4 years degrees each year, and they are adding more buildings. They are a very technologically advanced school. They are a convenient school with several nearby campuses.

  • 12/19/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    78 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    A copious amount of campus security persons constantly on duty to ensure campus safety for each and every student.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for students who need a flexible school schedule to accompany a busy lifestyle outside their scholastic career.

    What to do for fun

    Though not abounding in extra curricular activities, there are many clubs/sororities available for students to participate in. The location of the school also provides various other activities for students to enjoy outside of school.

    Academic Rigor

    Though I would not describe this school as having a rigorous work load for its students, it can most definitely be challenging and efficient to those looking to excel above the average student in their courses.

    Tips for prospective students

    Students attending the college tend be very friendly, kind, and open to helping their fellow student in whatever aspect of the college life they might need a boost in. So, do not be afraid to lean on the shoulder of fellow classmate as, more often than not, they are more than willing to accompany with whatever help you acquire of them. Also, do not let the idea of college intimidate you. Your professors are there to help you as well and successfully guide you through whatever the class may be. Be confident walking into the new college life.

    In three sentences

    A public college open and inviting to all the diversities existing within the community. Providing a unique scholastic experience for young and old alike; no matter the intention be when walking into Indian River State College for the first time. Indefinitely, you can ensure the time spent at this college will go smoothly as each student works to achieve their personal collegiate goals.

  • 12/23/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    79 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    they have a full staff of officers always on the look out.

    Clubs and Activities

    they have so many clubs and majority of them will actually help you with you academic pursuits.

    Bang for the buck

    You get what you paid for and the classes are usually really good.

    What to do for fun

    the campus has multitude of clubs and being in the state of Florida means you can enjoy some fun in the sun after class.

    Food and Dining

    man do they know how to make a mean breakfast! the eggs, toast, grits, and bacon are the wake up call you need for those early morning classes.

    Dorm Life

    not in a dorm

    Academic Rigor

    they really go out of there way to make sure you pass you classes, and they don't have shortcuts or pass you to next class. you learn the basics or you don't move on, you need to buckle down when you take classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    the college is a great place to continue your education in what ever field you may want to follow they also offer lots of help for new student and guide you in the process of adapting to you new academic environment.

    In three sentences

    the Indian River State College has a great environment and is helping many student advance there education. the college is our cities most notable academic spot many student find it comforting and convenient to attend. and the campus student services offer many options for student facing financial difficulty while pursuing the degree.

  • 12/31/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    80 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    As for food and dining, I know that at Main Campus there is a cafeteria that allows students to grab a bit to eat during the day and I also know that at the St. Lucie West campus they have a bagel brother, incorporated in a lounge that allows students to eat and study for their classes right there on campus.

    Dorm Life

    I am not too sure if IRSC has dorms, mainly do to the fact that I and everyone I know lives within driving distance of most IRSC campuses and there for they do not need to live in dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    the Academic Rigor at IRSC is very good. The college is focused on making students learn the material as best as they can. IRSC even offers tutoring for those who are having trouble grasping the material they are learning.

    Tips for prospective students

    for those whom are looking to attend a college in the area. IRSC can't be beat. there class prices are far below those of major Florida Universities and since the classrooms are not to big, it allows students to have more of a one on one experience with the professor which ultimately enhances our learning ability.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a great college. They are focused on making the learning experience of students the best possible. There are a multitude of campuses scattered around St. Lucie county and also have very educated and well informed professors.

  • 01/23/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    81 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    The CCG hold an amazing Welcome Back Week, where they give out free stuff and do different things each day. There are always athletic events to go to. Great teams and awesome players.

    Tips for prospective students

    Get to know everyone, from other students to club advisors. Be open to speak to people randomly and ask questions. The CCG is a great group of individuals, introduce yourself!

    In three sentences

    Great atmosphere with many engaging professors that are eager to teach. There is always something to do at IRSC and the people are friendly and pleasant. The advisors are willing to help at all times and the affordability is just awesome!

  • 01/30/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    82 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    IRSC is very good at giving you low prices for the classes you want to attend but they give you very high quality education.

    What to do for fun

    IRSC is located in a small area where there are a lot of local attractions such as water parks, mini golf, movies, sports, fishing, and even the trip out of boredom to Wal Mart.

    Food and Dining

    Similar to the dorms, the campus I attend does not have any actual food court or restaurants but the main campus does. I have just not had the opportunity to try it.

    Dorm Life

    IRSC has multiple campuses located throughout florida, and the campus I attend does not have dorms. Although the main campus does I have not had to live inside of one.

    Academic Rigor

    IRSC strives to be the best academically. They do this by taking extra time if needed on a section and really helping hands on.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure you complete all financial aid forms if needed as early as possible.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College has a beautiful campus and friendly students but their staff can be unorganized sometimes. Other than the disorganization the staff and professors really put their best efforts in to making your college experience as easy as possible. IRSC is a very good school to go to for low cost and high quality.

  • 02/02/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    83 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Join clubs :)

    Food and Dining

    EXCELLENT FOOD!

    Dorm Life

    I have not lived in the dorm so I can not speak of the dorms.

    Tips for prospective students

    SIGN UP ASAP!! Definitely a great college to get involved with.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State college is very welcoming. It has great service to its students and an above exceptional staff. Indian River State College also has a great tutoring system. I love it!

  • 02/04/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    84 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Tons of campus security that are already willing and ready to help.

    What to do for fun

    The campus has a pool, though it has very limited public use. There's the theatre and dance rooms and we often have talent shows, dance shows, music shows, play, and musical in the McAlpin Theatre. Also, we have many activities and events that happen out in the court yard that range anywhere from relay races to dance competitions.

    Food and Dining

    The food in the KSU (cafeteria) is to die for! They even make food to order! Whatever you ask for, they'll cook right in front of you! The food is great quality and you will never be trying to figure out any 'mystery meat', I promise. As for the dining however, the table and chair quality could be better. They are bright, beautiful colors but i would prefer to have tables that didn't move; but hey, that's just me! The cafeteria environment is often pretty loud considering there are always many student in the facility.

    Dorm Life

    The campus is a commuter campus. There are very few dorms and they are reserved for those on athletic scholarships and performing arts scholarships.

    Academic Rigor

    Like any school and any class, there will be challenges, but as I said, all the resources one will need to push past those challenges are in place and ready to be utilized. Also, the teachers have large time gaps in between classes and many of them stay after and insist that you address in questions or concerns. The resource that I find most helpful is the ASC lab, where any student gets free tutoring at any time of day on Math, Science, and/or English.

    Tips for prospective students

    All the resources you could possibly need to succeed are there and in place for you. However, it is up to you to utilize those resources and work hard to succeed.

    In three sentences

    Indian River State College is a great 2-year college with plenty of student resources. The teachers and faculty make obtaining success at the school inevitable by providing the best help they possibly can for any and every situation. Overall, IRSC does an excellent job with providing a broad spectrum for education and helping each and every student along the way.

  • 02/10/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    85 of 92

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Nothing really to do unless you apart of a team or going to a game.

    In three sentences

    Nothing fun to do besides goto class. Professors are very experienced. Location is very inconvenient.

  • 02/11/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    86 of 92

    Categories Comments
    In three sentences

    IRSC has something for everyone. with flexible campus hours and many campuses around the city, getting to a class is a breeze. IRSC for being only a state college has just below the number of bachelor degree programs as a university. All of this, with an attractive aroma of affordability (which any student knows is important)

  • 02/12/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    87 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    They have at least one subway that I know of.

    Dorm Life

    I don't dorm there.

    Academic Rigor

    Depending on the teacher, most classes don't require an over abundance of work.

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't miss classes!

    In three sentences

    Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Classes are available for any schedule. They have nice campuses.

  • 02/19/2014

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    88 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    Get used books.

    In three sentences

    Acceptable College if not planning on attending a University. Will work hard with you on obtaining a Career Path. Nice class sizes.

  • 03/22/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    89 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus is really safe, there's always a cop walking or riding a golf cart around.

    Bang for the buck

    Cheap school.

    Food and Dining

    Food's good. It's a little over priced though.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Fairly easy, with an exception of math and science classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    Wait to get your books until the class starts. You may not need it.

    In three sentences

    Nice school if you don't have a lot of money/

  • 04/09/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    90 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    The college is very involved in the Phi Theta Kappa honor society for state colleges.

    Great for these types of students

    Adult students looking to further their career or change careers, as well as young students.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go to an information session, if it is a available in your area of interest.

    In three sentences

    A great size to allow for personal attention but still offer a variety of competitive career choices. Great teachers who are devoted to seeing their students succeed and want to help in that process.

  • 05/08/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    91 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    I would highly recommend this school because all of the classes are cheaper then the norm.

    What to do for fun

    Sports, or club activities

    Food and Dining

    IRSC has some on campus dinning's, such as bagel brothers

    Dorm Life

    There is no on campus dorms.

  • 06/01/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    92 of 92

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security guys everywhere! Best police academy in the state too.

    Bang for the buck

    Cheapest class prices i know of in florida !

    What to do for fun

    THE BEACH! Its only fifteen minutes away... Theres also tennis, basketball, baseball, and racquetball courts available to all students along with homey little cafes to relax in.

    Food and Dining

    Lunchroom provides a great variety for all vegans and carnivores alike.

    Dorm Life

    Personally, i don't stay in the dorms but from what i hear the expectation can be nothing less of fun and diverse.

    Academic Rigor

    With the right amount of studying, anyone can pass every class here. Its a college meant for the small town busy body with two jobs and three kids.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go to RateMyProfessors.com to find who to take for each class, the reviews are fairly accurate. Dont be discouraged, there are lots of resources from advisement to the ASC lab in the library.

    In three sentences

    I started as a Dual Enrollment student in High School and I am accepted into the Nursing Program. This school is highly accessible with lots of resources and someone can help you if you dig to ask all the right questions. This is my sixth year and I love it!