City College-Miami

  • 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 Miami Campus of City College is located at 9300 S. Dadeland Boulevard, Suite 200, Miami, FL 33156. The classroom, laboratories, and administrative offices occupy approximately 24,000 square feet of two buildings in the Dadeland Towers office park. There is a large, safe and secure, parking garage adjacent to one of the buildings in the park, and the facility offers a variety of both indoor and outdoor study areas to accommodate student needs. The Miami Campus teaches computer courses in its own state-of-the-industry computer network laboratory which consists of Intel based workstations, color monitors, laser, and color printers. Students in the Medical Assisting program have laboratory training on campus and Private Investigator students train with video camcorders and 35mm cameras.

School Highlights

City College-Miami serves 173 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.

Top Placements

City College-Miami places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
City College-Miami(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty19 staff55 staff
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Student Body

The student population of City College-Miami has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The City College-Miami diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment173 students2,723 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:134:1
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# Full-Time Students145 students789 students
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# Part-Time Students28 students1,934 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
-
3%
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% Hispanic
58%
28%
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% Black
28%
19%
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% White
9%
39%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,300$30,300
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,782 is less than the state average of $15,363. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,782$15,363
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$28,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%86%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • 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, and in December, 1986, was accredited as a free-standing institution by the Accrediting Commission of the Association of Independent Colleges and Schools. 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. 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 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, Miami Branch, is located at 5975 Sunset Drive, South Miami, Florida. This building is a beautiful (8) eight story building, of which City College occupies approximately 10,000 square feet on the first and third floors. This building has a large parking ramp attached to the building and is secured for safety. The classrooms are spacious and well lighted. The equipment is up to date and modern. The Miami Campus teaches computer courses in its own state-of-the-industry computer network laboratory which consists of Intel based workstations, color monitors, laser, and color printers. Students in the Medical Assisting program have laboratory training on campus and Private Investigator students train with video camcorders and 35mm cameras. 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to City College-Miami is Fortis Institute-Miami (2.5 miles away).
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