Florida Keys Community College

Tel: (305)296-9081
1,033 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 1,033 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
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 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Florida Keys Community College (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 52 staff 34 staff
Florida Keys Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,033 has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,033 students 634 students
Florida Keys Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 36:1
Florida Keys Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 378 students 468 students
Florida Keys Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 655 students 457 students
Florida Keys Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Florida Keys Community College Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity 100 184
% Hispanic
15%
23%
Florida Keys Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
8%
17%
Florida Keys Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
66%
46%
Florida Keys Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Florida Keys Community College More (2011-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Florida Keys Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
7%
8%
Florida Keys Community College Unknown (2006-2011)
Florida Keys Community College 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. 0.53 0.70
Florida Keys Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,276 is more than the state average of $3,074. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,726 is less than the state average of $11,427. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,276 $3,074
Florida Keys Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,726 $11,427
Florida Keys Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74% 91%
Florida Keys Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,074 per year for in-state students and $11,427 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,020 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 79%. 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.