Florida Gateway College (FGC), formerly Lake City Community College, is a state college in Lake City, Florida, U.S. It is part of the Florida College System. It is one of the institutions in the system designated a "state college", allowing it to offer four-year bachelor's degrees, and on January 9, 2011, FGC started accepting applications for its new RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a program that is offered to current RNs with an Associate in Science degree in Nursing from a regional accredited college.
The institution was established in 1947 as the Columbia Forestry School, and became a junior college in 1961. It adopted its current name in 2008. FGC is located adjacent to Lake City Gateway Airport, six miles (10 km) east of Lake City, and offers academic programs in liberal arts and sciences, occupational training and personal enrichment. The school serves 7,000 students each year from its five-county district, which includes Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist and Union counties.
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