Finger Lakes Community College

3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424-8395
Tel: (585)394-3500
6,793 students
Public institution
Finger Lakes Community College’s mission is to provide a quality education within a student-centered, college environment devoted to promoting long-term student success.
School Highlights
Finger Lakes Community College serves 6,793 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Finger Lakes Community College is the only community colleges within Ontario County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Henrietta (23.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 204 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
College Finger Lakes Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 204 staff
62 staff
Finger Lakes Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,793 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,793 students 1,371 students
Finger Lakes Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
22:1
Finger Lakes Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,318 students
779 students
Finger Lakes Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,475 students
1,083 students
Finger Lakes Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Finger Lakes Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Finger Lakes Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
3%
15%
Finger Lakes Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
86%
49%
Finger Lakes Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Finger Lakes Community College More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
7%
6%
Finger Lakes Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
Finger Lakes Community College 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. 0.26 0.70
Finger Lakes Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,456 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,478 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,456 $5,664
Finger Lakes Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,478 $10,360
Finger Lakes Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
90%
Finger Lakes Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • FLCC's campus of more than 250 acres is located adjacent to the scenic and recreationally-rich Canandaigua community, in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region. The College has off-campus centers in Geneva, Newark, and Victor. The modern, multi-level campus includes science and computer laboratories, a simulated nursing hospital station, drafting rooms, technology-enhanced classrooms, a 900 square-foot television studio and control room, a recording studio, greenhouse, music rehearsal hall, gymnasium, and a library complex. Additionally, the College offers extensive computer resources for student learning. Other special FLCC features include landscaped and natural hiking trails, outdoor classrooms, athletic fields, a modern Child Care Center, the Muller Conservation Field Station located at the southern end of Honeoye Lake, and the Constellation Brands - Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (MAC). Fifty-five percent of FLCC students graduate with A.S. or A.A. transfer degrees prepared for further study at four-year institutions. Others graduate with A.A.S. degrees or certificates prepared to obtain employment in their field of study. Finger Lakes Community College offers Honors courses, January Plan, distance learning classroom and SUNY Learning Network Courses, and Internships. The College also holds Joint Admissions Agreements and Transfer Agreements with public and private four-year colleges and universities that allow graduates to transfer their credits in pursuit of bachelor's degrees, while receiving full junior status. All courses of instruction at Finger Lakes Community College are registered with the Office of Higher Education of the State Education Department. Finger Lakes Community College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of College and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,961 per year for in-state students and $9,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,239 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York 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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in New York is SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.