Finger Lakes Community College

  • 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 5,944 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Finger Lakes Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 204 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Finger Lakes Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High NontraditionalBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty204 staff88 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Finger Lakes Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The Finger Lakes Community College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 93% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,944 students1,492 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:125:1
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# Full-Time Students2,377 students823 students
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# Part-Time Students3,567 students669 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
353353
% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
5%
23%
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% Black
4%
19%
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% White
69%
41%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
16%
6%
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Diversity Score0.490.73
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College Completion Rate
31%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$35,200
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,456 is less than the state average of $5,858. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,478 is less than the state average of $10,539. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,456$5,858
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,478$10,539
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,935
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Finger Lakes Community College is Bryant & Stratton College-Henrietta (23.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 222 students | 23.60 Mi1225 Jefferson Rd
    Rochester NY  14623
    (585) 292-5627
    23.60222
  • 12,273 students | 24.50 Mi1000 E Henrietta Rd
    Rochester NY  14623
    (585) 292-2000
    24.5012,273
  • 223 students | 34.50 Mi854 Long Pond Road
    Rochester NY  14612
    (585) 720-0660
    34.50223
  • 3,775 students | 35.80 Mi197 Franklin Street
    Auburn NY  13021
    (315) 255-1743
    35.803,775
  • 5,530 students | 50.70 MiOne College Rd
    Batavia NY  14020
    (585) 343-0055
    50.705,530
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