Finger Lakes Community College

3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua,
NY, 14424-8395
Tel: (585)394-3500
6,435 students
Public institution

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Finger Lakes Community College’s mission is to provide a quality education within a student-centered, college environment devoted to promoting long-term student success.
School Highlights:
Finger Lakes Community College serves 6,435 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Finger Lakes Community College is the only community colleges within Ontario County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Henrietta (23.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Finger Lakes Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,435 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,435 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
3,605 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,830 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
% Asian 1%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 4%
% Black 3%
% White 92%
% Two or more races 1%
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. 0.15

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,068 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,722 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,068 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,722 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

FLCC's campus of more than 250 acres is located adjacent to the scenic and recreationally-rich Canandaigua community, in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region. The College has off-campus centers in Geneva, Newark, and Victor. The modern, multi-level campus includes science and computer laboratories, a simulated nursing hospital station, drafting rooms, technology-enhanced classrooms, a 900 square-foot television studio and control room, a recording studio, greenhouse, music rehearsal hall, gymnasium, and a library complex. Additionally, the College offers extensive computer resources for student learning. Other special FLCC features include landscaped and natural hiking trails, outdoor classrooms, athletic fields, a modern Child Care Center, the Muller Conservation Field Station located at the southern end of Honeoye Lake, and the Constellation Brands - Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (MAC). Fifty-five percent of FLCC students graduate with A.S. or A.A. transfer degrees prepared for further study at four-year institutions. Others graduate with A.A.S. degrees or certificates prepared to obtain employment in their field of study. Finger Lakes Community College offers Honors courses, January Plan, distance learning classroom and SUNY Learning Network Courses, and Internships. The College also holds Joint Admissions Agreements and Transfer Agreements with public and private four-year colleges and universities that allow graduates to transfer their credits in pursuit of bachelor's degrees, while receiving full junior status. All courses of instruction at Finger Lakes Community College are registered with the Office of Higher Education of the State Education Department. Finger Lakes Community College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of College and Schools.

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