Florida Keys Community College, located in Key West, Florida, is the southernmost post secondary institution in the continental United States. Sometime referred to as Key West Community College, the school serves the residents of the Florida Keys. The school is home to the Tennessee Williams Fine Art Center, and is named for the famous playwright who lived in Key West.
The Florida Keys are home to the only living barrier reef in the northern hemisphere and the school offer maritime programs that reflect the unique location of the school. In 2011 Lagoon Landing was opened to students of FKCC. Lagoon Landing is a 100 bed residence hall located on campus and priced affordably for students.
Florida Keys Community College offers a variety of programs. Aside from the transfer programs to 4 year institutions, FKCC offers vocational and career programs, including specialized marine technology programs designed to fit the needs of the Key West community.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students wishing to enroll at FKCC must complete and submit the admissions application (online or hardcopy) along with all relevant documents and fees. Financial aid is available to eligible students and is administered through the college's financial aid office.
Students wishing to apply for financial aid should complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and fall within the financial aid guidelines listed on the school's website.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 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 estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,500-$3,000
- Out-of-State: $9,900-$11,920
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $440-$530 per credit 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||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$4,562|
|Receiving Student Loans||24%||$4,982|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Florida Keys Community College may provide services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Florida, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Florida Keys Community College||Monroe County||Florida|
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 Florida Keys 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,...)