Florida Keys Community College

5901 College Rd
Key West, FL 33040-0000
Tel: (305)296-9081
  • Florida Keys Community College is a comprehensive community college responding to the diverse and changing needs of Monroe County. The college offers quality education and activities that are innovative, accessible and affordable in the areas of university transfer, workforce development, college preparatory, continuing education, distance learning and cultural enrichment. The college provides a student-centered atmosphere conducive to scholarly inquiry, critical thinking, and personal growth.
School Highlights
  • Florida Keys Community College serves 1,033 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Florida Keys Community College is the only community colleges within Monroe County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is College of Business and Technology-Kendall (110.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Florida Keys Community College(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty52 staff37 staff
Florida Keys Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,033 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,033 students1,142 students
Florida Keys Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:138:1
Florida Keys Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students378 students487 students
Florida Keys Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students655 students655 students
Florida Keys Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Florida Keys Community College Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
100184
Florida Keys Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
-
2%
Florida Keys Community College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
15%
24%
Florida Keys Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
8%
17%
Florida Keys Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
66%
69%
Florida Keys Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Florida Keys Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Florida Keys Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
7%
-
Florida Keys Community College Unknown (2007-2016)
Florida Keys Community College Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.60
Florida Keys Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
32%
59%
Florida Keys Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$30,800
Florida Keys Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,276 is less than the state average of $6,464. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,726 is less than the state average of $11,973. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,276$6,464
Florida Keys Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$10,726$11,973
Florida Keys Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%91%
Florida Keys Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,073$12,750
Florida Keys Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
Florida Keys Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Florida Keys Community College is a comprehensive community college responding to the diverse and changing needs of Monroe County. The college offers quality education and activities that are innovative, accessible and affordable in the areas of university transfer, workforce development, college preparatory, continuing education, distance learning and cultural enrichment. The college provides a student-centered atmosphere conducive to scholarly inquiry, critical thinking, and personal growth. Florida Keys Community College serves Monroe County, a 220-mile long region comprised of 1,034 square miles, consisting, in large part, of a string of small islands stretching from the tip of the mainland peninsula to the island city of Key West and beyond. Forty-six of more than 1,500 small islands are connected by a two- lane highway that traverses 43 bridges and numerous narrow stretches of landfill. FKCC is the southernmost college in the continental United States and is located minutes from downtown Key West and 90 miles from Cuba. The main campus in Key West is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean while the Middle and Upper Keys Centers, located in Marathon and Key Largo, are positioned on 4-5 acre properties in joint-use facilities with the local high schools. Florida Keys Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.