Finger Lakes Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,522

3.53% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,095

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

6,356

40.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

31.2%

397 Graduates

About

Finger Lakes Community College is a higher education institution located in Ontario County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Finger Lakes Community College were .

In 2017, 905 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Finger Lakes Community College. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (740 degrees), 11.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (65 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Finger Lakes Community College is $4,522, which is $-2,892 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Finger Lakes Community College is $4,522, which is $-2,892 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,095.

In 2017, 33% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,522

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Finger Lakes Community College was $4,522. The cost of tuition at Finger Lakes Community College is $-2,892 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,095

2017 Value

2.57%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Finger Lakes Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,095. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Finger Lakes Community College grew by 2.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,377

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Finger Lakes Community College was of $9,377 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 1.12% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

27%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

33% of undergraduate students at Finger Lakes Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 13.2% with respect to 2016, when 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

12.9%

2016 Default Rate

213

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Finger Lakes Community College was 12.9%, which represents 213 out of the 1654 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Finger Lakes Community College has a total enrollment of 6,356 students. The full-time enrollment at Finger Lakes Community College is 2,554 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,802. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Finger Lakes Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Finger Lakes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.6% White, 5.48% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Black or African American, 2.61% Two or More Races, 0.928% Asian, 0.346% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0944% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Finger Lakes Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.8%), followed by White Male (35.2%) and Black or African American Female (3.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Finger Lakes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,356 students. The full-time enrollment at Finger Lakes Community College is 2,554 and the part-time enrollment is 3,802. This means that 40.2% of students enrolled at Finger Lakes Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Finger Lakes Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Finger Lakes Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,490

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    348

  3. Black or African American

    284

The enrolled student population at Finger Lakes Community College is 70.6% White, 5.48% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Black or African American, 2.61% Two or More Races, 0.928% Asian, 0.346% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0944% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 980 students (15.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 159 more women than men received degrees from Finger Lakes Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Finger Lakes Community College are white (740 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (65 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Finger Lakes Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Finger Lakes Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (62 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), and Science Technologies (6 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Social workers, all other (155,517 people), Other managers (65,651 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (49,250 people), Postsecondary teachers (30,313 people), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (24,885 people).

The most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Natural Resources & Conservation (62 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Agriculture (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Dentists, Physicians, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Natural Resources & Conservation (62 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Agriculture (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (115,053 people), Individual & family services (88,276 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (77,849 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (74,753 people), and Outpatient care centers (53,164 people).

The most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Natural Resources & Conservation (62 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Agriculture (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Finger Lakes Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Finger Lakes Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 373

  2. 532

In 2017, 373 degrees were awarded to men at Finger Lakes Community College, which is 0.701 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (532).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 77 degrees were awarded to men at Finger Lakes Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.433 times less than the 178 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 178 degrees were awarded to women at Finger Lakes Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 2.31 times more than the 77 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

27%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% of students graduating from Finger Lakes Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (38.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Finger Lakes Community College is Female and White (38.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.8% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    740 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    65 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Finger Lakes Community College is white (740 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (65 degrees).

7.18% of degree recipients (65 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    443 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    297 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Finger Lakes Community College is white female (443 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (297 degrees).

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Operations

Finger Lakes Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Finger Lakes Community College had a total salary expenditure of $53.5M. Finger Lakes Community College employs 38 Professors, 32 Assistant professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at Finger Lakes Community College are Male Professors (21), Female Professors(17), and Male Assistant professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Finger Lakes Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 66 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, and Service with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.5M

2017 Endowment

11.7%

growth from 2016

Finger Lakes Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Finger Lakes Community College grew 11.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.16M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $3.46M - State

  3. $152k - Local

As of 2017, Finger Lakes Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.46M from state grants and contracts, and $152k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.4M

2017 Salaries

5.85%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Finger Lakes Community College paid a median of $23.4M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($53.5M) and a 5.85% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.4% decline from 2015 and a 1.96% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.34M

Instructional Salaries

117

Number of Employees

In 2017, Finger Lakes Community College paid a total of $7.34M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.16M (26%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

38 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

66 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Finger Lakes Community College were Professor with 38 employees; Assistant professor with 32 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Finger Lakes Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; and Service with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Finger Lakes Community College was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Professor with 17 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Finger Lakes Community College.

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