Creating the Future Today
"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it. " Marian Wright Edelman
Indian River State College (IRSC) has been ranked as the 12th top public regional college in the Southern United States by U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 rankings of Best Colleges. Over 1,300 colleges and universities were ranked based on 16 measures of quality, including student/faculty ratio, class size, faculty credentials, and retention and graduation rates.
IRSC has also been rated as the 4th most affordable college in the country and most affordable of Florida colleges according to the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Report.
In addition, IRSC has been designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, which honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses and to ensure their success as students.
Education is the cornerstone to success.  Due to its "open door" admissions policy, any person who has the drive and determination to change his life through education is welcomed at IRSC. Its reputation throughout Florida and the nation is one of excellence.
The IRSC Foundation provides the margin of excellence needed to help IRSC maintain its reputation as one of the top state colleges in the nation. Gifts from generous friends and donors support IRSC through the Foundation via three key areas:
You can make a difference in the life of a student and help our community at the same time. With your support, the IRSC Foundation provides scholarships for deserving students and ensures excellence with instructional support and enhanced learning environments.
The IRSC Foundation is committed to helping students to achieve their educational dreams. This helps the students and also future generations as they become role models for siblings and their future children.


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2014 Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament

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