Florida College System

The Florida College System, previously known as the Florida Community College System, comprises twenty-eight public community colleges and state colleges in the U.S. state of Florida. In 2010-11, enrollment consisted of over 900,000 students. Together with the State University System of Florida, which includes Florida's twelve public four-year universities, it is part of Florida's system of public higher education.

While governed by local boards of trustees, the colleges are coordinated under the jurisdiction of Florida's State Board of Education. Administratively, the Chancellor of the Florida College System is the chief executive officer of the system, reporting to the Commissioner of Education who serves as the chief executive officer of Florida's public education system. In 2009, the Florida Legislature changed the name from the "Florida Community College System" to the "Florida College System," reflecting the fact that some of its member institutions now offer four-year bachelor's degrees.

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