City College-Fort Lauderdale

2000 W. Commerical Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Tel: (954)492-5353
575 students
Private, non-profit
  • City College provides students with services in financial aid, tutoring, career advising, and job placement. At City College, we are committed to your success and believe in your potential to grow academically, personally, and professionally. Education is the key to success. The mission of City College is to educate and train students in their chosen major for employment in specific career fields. The College awards Diplomas, Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degrees based on the student's successful completion of required coursework.
School Highlights
City College-Fort Lauderdale serves 575 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
City College-Fort Lauderdale is one of 10 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
The nearest community college is Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 208% over five years.
City College-Fort Lauderdale (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 37 staff 34 staff
City College-Fort Lauderdale Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 575 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 575 students 634 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 36:1
City College-Fort Lauderdale Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 338 students 468 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 237 students 457 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
City College-Fort Lauderdale Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
13%
23%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
62%
17%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Black (2006-2014)
% White
17%
46%
City College-Fort Lauderdale White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
City College-Fort Lauderdale More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
8%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Unknown (2006-2011)
City College-Fort Lauderdale Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.57 0.70
City College-Fort Lauderdale Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,020 is equal to the state average of $15,020. The private state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,020 $15,020
City College-Fort Lauderdale In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 91%
City College-Fort Lauderdale % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • City College is a not for profit private college currently operating 3 campuses in Florida. City College's campuses are located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville and Miami. City College was originally established as Draughon's College of Business, a branch of Draughon's Junior College of Business founded in 1896, in Paducah, Kentucky. In 1986, the College changed its name to CareerCom College of Business. In 1987, the College was purchased by Career City College, Inc., and became known as Career City College. In May, 1988, Career City College, Inc. established a branch campus in Gainesville, Florida. The College revised its name to City College in January, 1994. In June, 1997, City College expanded its educational facilities to include a branch in South Miami, Florida. The College is located at 2000 W. Commercial Boulevard. The classrooms, labs, and administrative offices occupy 28,500 square feet of an air-conditioned building. Parking is available to students. Classrooms are intentionally designed to limit the number of students per room so that maximum personal attention can be given to each student. Fort Lauderdale is world-renowned for the beauty in its beaches and in its people. Its varied business sites, along with those in Miami, offer the student numerous opportunities in the working world. City College offers a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration, as well as Associate of Science degrees programs in Accounting, Broadcasting, Management, Computer Applications, Hospitality, Private Investigation, Electronics, Computer Engineering, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration, Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic, and Legal Assistant/Paralegal. City College is a Senior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Diplomas, Associate of Science and the Bachelor of Science degrees.

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Did You Know?
Fort Lauderdale community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Fort Lauderdale is Broward College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.