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 6,793 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Finger Lakes Community College is the only community colleges within Ontario County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Finger Lakes Community College is Bryant & Stratton College-Henrietta (23.5 miles away).

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.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty204 staff81 staff
This chart display total faculty of Finger Lakes Community College and community college average number of faculty in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Student Body

  • The student population of Finger Lakes Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Finger Lakes Community College diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,793 students1,701 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Finger Lakes Community College and community college average number of enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio33:128:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Finger Lakes Community College and community college average student staff ratio of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Full-Time Students3,318 students1,163 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Finger Lakes Community College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students3,475 students538 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Finger Lakes Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Asian
-
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Finger Lakes Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Hispanic
3%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Finger Lakes Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Finger Lakes Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
86%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Finger Lakes Community College and the percentage of White community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Finger Lakes Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
7%
4%
Diversity Score0.250.69
This chart display the diversity score of Finger Lakes Community College and the community college average diversity score of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
27%
27%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Finger Lakes Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$35,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Finger Lakes Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NY by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,456 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,478 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,456$5,512
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Finger Lakes Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,478$10,202
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Finger Lakes Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Finger Lakes Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,006
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Finger Lakes Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,868$5,549
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Finger Lakes Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 431 students | 23.50 Mi1225 Jefferson Rd
    Rochester NY  14623
    (585)292-5627
    23.50431
  • 15,335 students | 24.70 Mi1000 E Henrietta Rd
    Rochester NY  14623
    (585)292-2000
    24.7015,335
  • Everest Institute-Rochester
    Private, for profit
    545 students | 28.50 Mi1630 Portland Ave
    Rochester NY  14621
    (585)266-0430
    28.50545
  • 421 students | 31.40 Mi854 Long Pond Road
    Rochester NY  14612
    (585)720-0660
    31.40421
  • 4,633 students | 35.80 Mi197 Franklin St
    Auburn NY  13021
    (315)255-1743
    35.804,633
Recent Articles
Many students enroll in community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year school. Of those who do, many succeed, and yet traditional colleges and universities continue to overlook them. Read on to learn more about why more community college students don’t transfer schools and to receive some tips for making the transfer yourself.
Community college is the only option for many students who either can’t afford a traditional four-year university or who need a more flexible school environment. Just because community college is different, however, doesn’t mean that its students matter any less. The Aspen Prize exists to encourage community colleges to do more for their students and to continually strive for improvement.
Living with roommates is part of an authentic college experience, but is it an option for community college students? Read on to learn about housing options in community college and to learn how to survive the year with roommates.
Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.