Finger Lakes Community College

3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Finger Lakes Community College serves as a dynamic learning resource, empowering our students to succeed and fueling the cultural and economic vitality of the region.

School Highlights

Finger Lakes Community College serves 5,672 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 5,672 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,112
  • Out-state tuition: $6,144
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Finger Lakes Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 204 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Finger Lakes Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
204 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Finger Lakes Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Finger Lakes Community College diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,672 students
1,460 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,459 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,177 students
591 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
449 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,459 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,567 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
353 students
382 students
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% Asian
1%
8%
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% Hispanic
5%
23%
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% Black
4%
17%
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% White
70%
43%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
4%
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% Unknown races
16%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.48
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
34%
30%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,000
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,112 is less than the state average of $5,961. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,144 is less than the state average of $10,369. The out-state tuition has declined by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,112
$5,961
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,144
$10,369
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$13,841
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,200
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
72%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Finger Lakes Community College cost?
Finger Lakes Community College's tuition is approximately $5,112 for In-State students and $6,144 for Out-State students.
What sports does Finger Lakes Community College offer?
Finger Lakes Community College offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Finger Lakes Community College's ranking?
Finger Lakes Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 5,672 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,112
  • Out-state tuition: $6,144
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,961 per year for in-state students and $10,369 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,555 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New York is Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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