City College-Fort Lauderdale

2000 W. Commerical Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Tel: (954)492-5353
575 students
Private not-for-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 13 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
The nearest community college is Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 105% over five years.
College City College-Fort Lauderdale Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 37 staff
62 staff
City College-Fort Lauderdale Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 575 has declined by 21% 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 575 students 1,371 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
City College-Fort Lauderdale Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 338 students
779 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 237 students
1,083 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
City College-Fort Lauderdale Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
City College-Fort Lauderdale American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2014)
% Asian
City College-Fort Lauderdale Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
City College-Fort Lauderdale Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
City College-Fort Lauderdale Black (2006-2014)
% White
City College-Fort Lauderdale White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
City College-Fort Lauderdale More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
City College-Fort Lauderdale Unknown (2006-2014)
City College-Fort Lauderdale Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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 in-state tuition of $12,782 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,782 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,782 $5,664
City College-Fort Lauderdale In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,782 $10,360
City College-Fort Lauderdale Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
    Private not-for-profit
    19,110 students | 0.40 Mi1500 NW 49th St.
    Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
  • 253 students | 1.30 Mi2890 Northwest 62nd Street
    Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
  • 320 students | 1.60 Mi3501 Northwest 9th Avenue
    Oakland Park FL 33309
  • 175 students | 3.30 Mi4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 224
    Lauderdale Lakes FL 33313
  • 44,119 students | 5.10 Mi111 East Las Olas Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
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 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Fort Lauderdale is Broward College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.