Finger Lakes Community College, located in Canandaigua, New York, is a public, two year, open enrollment institution founded in 1965 and part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System. The school originally operated out of a storefront, though eventually moved to a 250 acre location and currently serves nearly 7,000 students annually. The school also operates campuses in Victor, Geneva and Newark to better meet the needs of residents in its multi-county service area.
Students at Finger Lakes Community College will be able to choose from a variety of programs that allow for academic transfer or prepare individuals for a career through technical or vocational training. Academic transfer is accomplished through the completion of a curriculum that provides the equivalent of the first two years of a four year education. Upon completion students will transfer to a four year institution to continue their education and complete their bachelor's degree. Career programs allow students to receive an education in one of several high demand feels offered by the school with the purpose of seeking employment upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
FLCC is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual interested in enrollment to do so through the completion and submission of an application and payment of fees in a timely manner. Students should have a high school diploma or equivalent or should be at least eighteen years of age. Submission of transcripts and standardized test scores is encouraged, as is meeting with a counselor and participating in orientation. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships awarded based on need which is determined by one's information provided through thee Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $4,200-$5,000
- Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,030
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $170-$200 per unit
- Out-of-State: $340-$400 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||73%||$5,157|
|Receiving Student Loans||55%||$5,249|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Finger Lakes Community College may provide services including:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Child care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in New York.
|Finger Lakes Community College||Ontario County||New York|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 1968)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in New York
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Finger Lakes Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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