Florida Career College-Miami

1321 SW 107 Ave Ste 201B
Miami, FL 33174
Tel: (954)400-2000
4,092 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 4,092 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equalto than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Florida Career College-Miami is one of 24 community colleges within Miami-Dade County, FL.
The nearest community college is College of Business and Technology-Flagler (2.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 189 teachers has grown by 110% over five years.
Florida Career College-Miami Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 189 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,092 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,092 students
1,282 students
Florida Career College-Miami Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
4,092 students
810 students
Florida Career College-Miami Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
30%
7%
Florida Career College-Miami Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
46%
12%
Florida Career College-Miami Black (2006-2013)
% White
13%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Florida Career College-Miami More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
10%
3%
Florida Career College-Miami Unknown (2006-2013)
Florida Career College-Miami 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. 0.65 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,184 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,184 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,184 $5,742
Florida Career College-Miami In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,184 $10,294
Florida Career College-Miami Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
89%
Florida Career College-Miami % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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