Florida Keys Community College

Tel: (305)296-9081
1,139 students
Public institution
Florida Keys Community College is a comprehensive community college responding to the diverse and changing needs of Monroe County. The college offers quality education and activities that are innovative, accessible and affordable in the areas of university transfer, workforce development, college preparatory, continuing education, distance learning and cultural enrichment. The college provides a student-centered atmosphere conducive to scholarly inquiry, critical thinking, and personal growth.
School Highlights
Florida Keys Community College serves 1,139 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Florida Keys Community College is the only community colleges within Monroe County, FL.
The nearest community college is College of Business and Technology-Kendall (110.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Florida Keys Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 48 staff
61 staff
Florida Keys Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,139 has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,139 students 1,315 students
Florida Keys Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
22:1
Florida Keys Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 435 students
815 students
Florida Keys Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 704 students
1,061 students
Florida Keys Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Florida Keys Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Florida Keys Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Florida Keys Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
23%
20%
Florida Keys Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
15%
Florida Keys Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
59%
49%
Florida Keys Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Florida Keys Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
6%
Florida Keys Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Florida Keys 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. 0.59 0.70
Florida Keys Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,276 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,726 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,276 $5,590
Florida Keys Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,726 $10,086
Florida Keys Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 100 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 61%
89%
Florida Keys Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Florida Keys Community College is a comprehensive community college responding to the diverse and changing needs of Monroe County. The college offers quality education and activities that are innovative, accessible and affordable in the areas of university transfer, workforce development, college preparatory, continuing education, distance learning and cultural enrichment. The college provides a student-centered atmosphere conducive to scholarly inquiry, critical thinking, and personal growth. Florida Keys Community College serves Monroe County, a 220-mile long region comprised of 1,034 square miles, consisting, in large part, of a string of small islands stretching from the tip of the mainland peninsula to the island city of Key West and beyond. Forty-six of more than 1,500 small islands are connected by a two- lane highway that traverses 43 bridges and numerous narrow stretches of landfill. FKCC is the southernmost college in the continental United States and is located minutes from downtown Key West and 90 miles from Cuba. The main campus in Key West is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean while the Middle and Upper Keys Centers, located in Marathon and Key Largo, are positioned on 4-5 acre properties in joint-use facilities with the local high schools. Florida Keys Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 49 students | 110.80 Mi8765 SW 165 Ave Suite 114
    Miami, FL 33193
    (3.0)527-3449
    110.8049
  • 146 students | 111.20 Mi19151 South Dixie Hwy # 205
    Cutler Bay, FL 33157
    (305)273-4499
    111.20146
  • Everest Institute-Kendall
    Private for-profit
    479 students | 112.60 Mi9020 SW 137th Ave
    Miami, FL 33186
    (305)386-9900
    112.60479
  • 700 students | 114.40 Mi13926 SW 47th Street
    Miami, FL 33175
    (305)220-4120
    114.40700
  • 202 students | 115.20 Mi10506 N Kendall Drive
    Miami, FL 33176
    (305)595-9500
    115.20202
Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,195 per year for in-state students and $11,656 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,553 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Florida is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.