Finger Lakes Community College

Finger Lakes Community College

Finger Lakes Community College is a college affiliated with the State University of New York system. The college operates three campuses, including its main campus in Canandaigua and two side campuses in Geneva and Newark. FLCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. The college offers all the standard programs in science/ technology, social science, humanities and business.

FLCC has an active student life, as there are a wide variety of student clubs and organizations on campus. Some of them are American Sign Language Club, International Travel Organization and Physical Education Club.

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Finger Lakes Community College
4355 Lake Shore Dr
Canandaigua , NY 14424-8395
General Phone: (585) 394-3500

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Finger Lakes Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts226liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management103business management, accounting technology, marketing, retail
Nursing and Emergency Medicine62registered nursing
Conservation and Resource Management58conservation, natural resources policy, fisheries sciences
Security and Law Enforcement43criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counseling37substance abuse counseling, massage therapy
Family and Social Work37community organization
Computer Science and Engineering28computer programming, information science, computer science, computer support
Music22music, various music studies
Media20communication studies
Photography and Commercial Art20commercial art
Fine Arts17fine arts
Engineering Technician16architectural engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management
Hospitality14hotel management, travel services
Law13legal assistant
Education and Teaching12elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, teacher aide
Landscaping and Horticulture11ornamental horticulture
Science and Laboratory Technician6biology tech
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Animal Science and Care1taxidermy

Number of programs and degrees for Finger Lakes Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years277
Associate's degree74633

Finger Lakes Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Finger Lakes Community College had a total enrollment of 5,351 students (3,702 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 22%
18-19 31%
20-21 14%
22-24 8%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York100%

Finger Lakes Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 41 %

Finger Lakes Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Canandaigua, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Finger Lakes Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,642
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,888
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
Finger Lakes Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 753200)

Finger Lakes Community College Faculty

Finger Lakes Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1015
Non-tenured and not on tenure track32

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year18$73,70016$67,319
Associate professoracademic year11$55,23715$54,114
Assistant professoracademic year18$46,83610$45,869
Instructoracademic year12$40,95512$39,827
All faculty totalacademic year59$55,40253$53,310

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Finger Lakes Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Landscaping And Horticulture
Ornamental Horticulture

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General
Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Finger Lakes Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in hospitality
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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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