Florida Career College-Miami

1321 SW 107 Ave Ste 201B
Miami, FL 33174
Tel: (954)400-2000
6,227 students
Private for-profit
FLORIDA CAREER COLLEGE has been specializing in career training since 1982. Florida Career College continually maintains and develops programs and courses according to industry needs. The department identifies the skills needed for today's job market by working closely with the computer and software manufacturers, professional associations and employers.
School Highlights
Florida Career College-Miami serves 6,227 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Florida Career College-Miami is one of 20 community colleges within Miami-Dade County, FL.
The nearest community college is College of Business and Technology-Flagler (2.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 106 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
College Florida Career College-Miami (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 106 staff
30 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,227 has grown by 69% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,227 students 576 students
# Full-Time Students 6,227 students
468 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
33%
23%
% Black
47%
17%
% White
15%
46%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
8%
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. 0.65 0.70

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $17,644 is more than the state average of $15,020. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $17,644 $15,020
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 57%
91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded as Florida Programming and Educational Center, Inc., the College's first classes began in September 1982 in Miami, Florida. In 1990, the School started using the name Florida Computer and Business School. Through the years, the school has grown and expanded with additional courses and programs to match student skills with the needs of the computer industry and business sectors. Florida Career College currently owns and operates five campuses. The main campus is located in Miami, Florida with four branch campuses located in Pembroke Pines, Florida, West Palm Beach, Florida, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida and Hialeah, Florida. All campuses are conveniently located near expressways, shopping malls, and restaurants. Florida Career College offers large, comfortable classrooms, computer labs with PC and Mac computers, Medical Labs, bookstore and a resource center. The resource center provides students and faculty with reference materials, including books, videos and periodicals to supplement textbooks and lectures. Also, each campus houses school offices for student services, financial services, and career center. The Miami campus is located at 1321 SW 107 Avenue, Suite 201B, Miami, Florida. The 28,000-square-foot facility is conveniently located across the street from Florida International University (F.I.U.) South Campus. Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas and Associate of Science degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For Miami private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,552 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Miami 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 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Miami is Miami Ad School-Wynwood. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.