Fulton-Montgomery Community College

  • The mission of Fulton-Montgomery Community College is to be responsive to the changing needs of our society by providing quality accessible transfer and career opportunities, by building relationships with community partners, by disseminating new technologies, by supporting economic development and by fostering cultural and intellectual enrichment.

School Highlights

Fulton-Montgomery Community College serves 2,451 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Top Rankings

Fulton-Montgomery Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fulton-Montgomery Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty81 staff88 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fulton-Montgomery Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The Fulton-Montgomery Community College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,451 students1,492 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:125:1
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# Full-Time Students1,139 students823 students
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# Part-Time Students1,312 students669 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
288353
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
11%
23%
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% Black
6%
19%
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% White
62%
41%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score0.580.73
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College Completion Rate
35%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,400$35,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,168 is less than the state average of $5,858. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,816 is less than the state average of $10,539. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,168$5,858
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,816$10,539
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,769$12,935
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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

  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College is located on 195 acres in the foothills of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains between Albany and Utica, NY. FMCC is dedicated to providing students with a quality education in an environment that nurtures success. With over 45 degree and certificate programs, the college offers small classes, individualized attention, and many diverse programs. Centered around a picturesque campus quad, campus facilities include a Student Union Building, The Evans Library, Communications and Media Arts Building, a Physical Education Building, which houses a state-of-the art Wellness Center, a Classroom Building and an Administration Building. The addition of the NASA-funded Spatial Information Technology Center allows students to study in the disciplines of geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and cartography. As a College of the State University of New York, Fulton-Montgomery Community College offers students an excellent two-year education at a very affordable price. The college offers many different academic certificate and degree programs. Fulton-Montgomery Community College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. All of its programs are registered with the New York State Department of Education and are approved for the training of veterans under the various public laws.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fulton-Montgomery Community College is SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (24.2 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,858 per year for in-state students and $10,539 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,365 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York 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 New York is Plaza College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.