Florida Keys Community College

  • 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 862 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Rankings

Florida Keys Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Florida Keys Community College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty52 staff55 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Florida Keys Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The Florida Keys Community College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment862 students2,723 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:134:1
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# Full-Time Students371 students789 students
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# Part-Time Students491 students1,934 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-174
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
26%
28%
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% Black
9%
19%
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% White
54%
39%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.73
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College Completion Rate
32%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$30,300
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,276 is less than the state average of $4,475. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,726 is less than the state average of $11,066. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,276$4,475
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,726$11,066
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,500
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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

  • 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Florida Keys Community College is College of Business and Technology-Miami Campus (110.7 miles away).
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  • Fortis Institute-Miami
    Private, for profit
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    Miami, FL 33173
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  • City College-Miami
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    Miami, FL 33156
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The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Florida is Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.