City College-Fort Lauderdale

  • 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 575 students (59% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • City College-Fort Lauderdale is one of 9 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to City College-Fort Lauderdale is Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale (3.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
City College-Fort Lauderdale(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty37 staff37 staff
City College-Fort Lauderdale Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of City College-Fort Lauderdale has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The City College-Fort Lauderdale diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment575 students1,142 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:138:1
City College-Fort Lauderdale Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students338 students487 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students237 students655 students
City College-Fort Lauderdale Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
City College-Fort Lauderdale Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
City College-Fort Lauderdale Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
City College-Fort Lauderdale Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
City College-Fort Lauderdale Black (2007-2016)
% White
City College-Fort Lauderdale White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
City College-Fort Lauderdale More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
City College-Fort Lauderdale Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.60
City College-Fort Lauderdale Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,300$30,300
City College-Fort Lauderdale Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,782 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,782$15,054
City College-Fort Lauderdale In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%91%
City College-Fort Lauderdale % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$26,800$11,875
City College-Fort Lauderdale Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,452$6,334
City College-Fort Lauderdale Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%86%
City College-Fort Lauderdale Percent Admitted (2007-2012)
Source: 2016 (or 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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