City College-Fort Lauderdale

2000 W. Commerical Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
FL, 33309
Tel: (954)492-5353
689 students
Private not-for-profit

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City College provides students with services in financial aid, tutoring, career advising, and job placement. At City College, we are committed to your success and believe in your potential to grow academically, personally, and professionally. Education is the key to success. The mission of City College is to educate and train students in their chosen major for employment in specific career fields. The College awards Diplomas, Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degrees based on the student's successful completion of required coursework.
School Highlights:
City College-Fort Lauderdale serves 689 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
City College-Fort Lauderdale is one of 12 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
The nearest community college is Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
City College-Fort Lauderdale Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 689 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 53:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
689 students
1,287 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
349 students
832 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 340 students
1,021 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
City College-Fort Lauderdale sch enrollment City College-Fort Lauderdale sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
26%
7%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
57%
12%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Black (2006-2012)
% White
13%
66%
City College-Fort Lauderdale White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
City College-Fort Lauderdale More (2009-2012)
City College-Fort Lauderdale sch ethnicity City College-Fort Lauderdale sta ethnicity
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 0.45
City College-Fort Lauderdale Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,020 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,020 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,020 $5,890
City College-Fort Lauderdale In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,020 $10,050
City College-Fort Lauderdale Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

City College is a not for profit private college currently operating 3 campuses in Florida. City College's campuses are located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville and Miami. City College was originally established as Draughon's College of Business, a branch of Draughon's Junior College of Business founded in 1896, in Paducah, Kentucky. In 1986, the College changed its name to CareerCom College of Business. In 1987, the College was purchased by Career City College, Inc., and became known as Career City College. In May, 1988, Career City College, Inc. established a branch campus in Gainesville, Florida. The College revised its name to City College in January, 1994. In June, 1997, City College expanded its educational facilities to include a branch in South Miami, Florida. The College is located at 2000 W. Commercial Boulevard. The classrooms, labs, and administrative offices occupy 28,500 square feet of an air-conditioned building. Parking is available to students. Classrooms are intentionally designed to limit the number of students per room so that maximum personal attention can be given to each student. Fort Lauderdale is world-renowned for the beauty in its beaches and in its people. Its varied business sites, along with those in Miami, offer the student numerous opportunities in the working world. City College offers a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration, as well as Associate of Science degrees programs in Accounting, Broadcasting, Management, Computer Applications, Hospitality, Private Investigation, Electronics, Computer Engineering, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration, Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic, and Legal Assistant/Paralegal. City College is a Senior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Diplomas, Associate of Science and the Bachelor of Science degrees.

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