Welcome to Chipola

Dr Clemmons at the podium at the 2022 commencement

Since 1947 Chipola has been known for high academic standards, a beautiful campus, and a friendly atmosphere.

Chipola has a rich tradition of strong academic and workforce programs with an outstanding faculty committed to developing each student’s full potential for success.

In 2022-23, we will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Chipola College and recognize our many graduates and their accomplishments. We also are proud of Chipola’s many stakeholders who continue to support Chipola in its important work of “Changing Lives and Creating Futures.”

Whether your goal as a prospective student is to learn a new occupation or to earn a college degree, Chipola has something for you. We offer nine bachelor’s degrees in education, business and nursing. Chipola’s most popular program is the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree which prepares students to enroll in upper level courses at Chipola or another college or university.

Our Workforce Development programs offer associate degrees and certifications to prepare you for a variety of careers.

In addition to academic excellence, the college also supports a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities. Chipola has established a center of excellence in the fine and performing arts with star-quality theatre productions, instrumental music, show choir, chorus, and visual arts presentations.

Chipola’s athletic teams have a strong tradition of winning in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball and women’s cross country.

The personal attention of a small college with university advantages— that’s what Chipola is all about. To maximize your college experience, explore the many opportunities available at Chipola. To ensure your success, we offer a variety of support services including academic and career counseling, tutoring, and financial aid, as well as services for students with special challenges.

We look forward to working with you to meet your educational goals. 

Dr. Clemmons' signature

Dr. Sarah Clemmons, President