Fulton-Montgomery Community College

Tel: (518)762-3622
2,784 students
Public institution
The mission of Fulton-Montgomery Community College is to be responsive to the changing needs of our society by providing quality accessible transfer and career opportunities, by building relationships with community partners, by disseminating new technologies, by supporting economic development and by fostering cultural and intellectual enrichment.
School Highlights:
Fulton-Montgomery Community College serves 2,784 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 1%.
Fulton-Montgomery Community College is the only community colleges within Montgomery County, NY.
The nearest community college is Schenectady County Community College (20.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
College Fulton-Montgomery 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 84 staff
61 staff
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,784 has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 118% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,784 students 1,296 students
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
21:1
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,724 students
814 students
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,060 students
1,040 students
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
11%
21%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
15%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
71%
51%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
5%
1%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Fulton-Montgomery 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. 0.48 0.68
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,108 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,706 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,108 $5,660
Fulton-Montgomery Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,706 $10,250
Fulton-Montgomery Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 294 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
89%
Fulton-Montgomery Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College is located on 195 acres in the foothills of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains between Albany and Utica, NY. FMCC is dedicated to providing students with a quality education in an environment that nurtures success. With over 45 degree and certificate programs, the college offers small classes, individualized attention, and many diverse programs. Centered around a picturesque campus quad, campus facilities include a Student Union Building, The Evans Library, Communications and Media Arts Building, a Physical Education Building, which houses a state-of-the art Wellness Center, a Classroom Building and an Administration Building. The addition of the NASA-funded Spatial Information Technology Center allows students to study in the disciplines of geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and cartography. As a College of the State University of New York, Fulton-Montgomery Community College offers students an excellent two-year education at a very affordable price. The college offers many different academic certificate and degree programs. Fulton-Montgomery Community College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. All of its programs are registered with the New York State Department of Education and are approved for the training of veterans under the various public laws.

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For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,301 per year for in-state students and $10,103 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,953 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 65%. 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. 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.