Florida Career College-Miami

  • FLORIDA CAREER COLLEGE has been specializing in career training since 1982. Florida Career College continually maintains and develops programs and courses according to industry needs. The department identifies the skills needed for today's job market by working closely with the computer and software manufacturers, professional associations and employers.
School Highlights
  • Florida Career College-Miami serves 6,227 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Florida Career College-Miami is one of 18 community colleges within Miami-dade County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Florida Career College-Miami is College of Business and Technology-Flagler (2.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Florida Career College-Miami(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty106 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Florida Career College-Miami has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Florida Career College-Miami diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,227 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio59:138:1
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# Full-Time Students6,227 students487 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
33%
24%
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% Black
47%
17%
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% White
15%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
-
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Diversity Score0.650.60
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College Completion Rate (Year 2007)
63%
37%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,184 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,184$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid57%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded as Florida Programming and Educational Center, Inc., the College's first classes began in September 1982 in Miami, Florida. In 1990, the School started using the name Florida Computer and Business School. Through the years, the school has grown and expanded with additional courses and programs to match student skills with the needs of the computer industry and business sectors. Florida Career College currently owns and operates five campuses. The main campus is located in Miami, Florida with four branch campuses located in Pembroke Pines, Florida, West Palm Beach, Florida, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida and Hialeah, Florida. All campuses are conveniently located near expressways, shopping malls, and restaurants. Florida Career College offers large, comfortable classrooms, computer labs with PC and Mac computers, Medical Labs, bookstore and a resource center. The resource center provides students and faculty with reference materials, including books, videos and periodicals to supplement textbooks and lectures. Also, each campus houses school offices for student services, financial services, and career center. The Miami campus is located at 1321 SW 107 Avenue, Suite 201B, Miami, Florida. The 28,000-square-foot facility is conveniently located across the street from Florida International University (F.I.U.) South Campus. Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas and Associate of Science degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education.

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