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Pensacola Life

A City You’ll Love

Pensacola is one of the oldest settlements in mainland America. With 450 years of rich history, “The City of Five Flags” is the perfect backdrop for students to live and learn.

We know it as the ideal college town, located just 13 miles from the crystal clear Gulf Coast waters. From sugar-white beaches, trendy downtown shops and restaurants, to a proud military heritage—there’s so much to discover.

Known for its Southern charm and hospitality, Pensacola offers a welcoming and laidback atmosphere. So, whether you’re just passing through or planning to stay awhile, you’re sure to feel right at home in beautiful Pensacola, Florida.

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See It for Yourself

Things to do in Pensacola, FL

With over 220 average days of sunshine, you’ll find it easy to enjoy some Pensacola favorites.

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Pensacola Beach

And with fun beach activities like glow kayaking, scuba diving, dolphin cruises, and more—you’ll never run out of things to do.

Places to Eat

Check out these student favorites for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and of course, brunch.

You’ll Love Campus Too

With over 150 acres of main campus, there’s so much FUN for both students and families to discover.

Coffee Shop

Enjoy a latte or an iced coffee at the Common Grounds.


Pick up a souvenir or browse faith-based books at Campus Store.


Grab a bite at The Grille, Chick-fil-A, or Papa John’s.

Sports Center

Stop by this state-of-the-art facility for some exciting activities!

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Ice Skating

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Rock Climbing

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student climbing rock wall 3,000 rock climbing holds on sports center indoor wall

Hotel Lodging Near PCC

If you’re looking for lodging near PCC, discounts are provided by many area hotels. Contact the hotel directly to inquire whether a discount is offered to PCC guests.

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