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 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 to Florida Keys Community College is College of Business and Technology-Kendall (110.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Florida Keys Community College places 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 / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty52 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Florida Keys Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Florida Keys Community College 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
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:138:1
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# Full-Time Students378 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students655 students655 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-184
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
15%
24%
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% Black
8%
17%
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% White
66%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
7%
-
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Diversity Score0.530.60
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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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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,726$11,973
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,073$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
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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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