Florida Keys Community College

Florida Keys Community College

Florida Keys Community College, also referred to as FKCC, was established in the fall of 1965. This community college is located in Key West, Florida. The main campus is in Stock Island, while classes are also offered in centers in Key Largo, and Marathon, Florida.

Florida Keys Community College awards associate's degrees in arts, applied science, and science, along with bachelor's and master's degrees in science and management. In addition, there are several certificate programs of study. FKCC is well known for its programs in ceramics, marine technology, and diving business. It operates the School of Diving and Underwater Technology through which degrees in diving are offered.

Students of FKCC can avail financial assistance to complete their education. A number of federal, state, institutional, and private loans and grants are provided. Additionally, the college supports various clubs and organizations such as the Cyber League Computer Club, Sigma Alpha Pi, Mud Pi's Ceramics Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, Scuba Club, Literary Club, and Swim Club.

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Contacting Florida Keys Community College

Florida Keys Community College
5901 College Rd
Key West , FL 33040
General Phone: (305) 296-9081

Florida Keys Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts89liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine89EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement54corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police
Business and Management15business management, entrepreneurship, MIS
Computer Science and Engineering10computer applications programming, systems analyst
Engineering Technician3mechanical engineering related tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2parks and recreation management
Conservation and Resource Management2fisheries sciences
Medical Support and Technology1mental health services tech
Law0legal assistant
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art

Number of programs and degrees for Florida Keys Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree16211
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years234
Award of less than 1 academic year804

Florida Keys Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Florida Keys Community College had a total enrollment of 1,012 students (752 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 7%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 19%
20-21 15%
22-24 11%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 8%
65+ 1%

Florida Keys Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 40 %

Florida Keys Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Key West, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Florida Keys Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,458
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,734
Books and supplies $ 2,743

Financial Aid:
Florida Keys Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 148500)

Florida Keys Community College Faculty

Florida Keys Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track35
Non-tenured and not on tenure track13

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$57,3242*
Associate professoracademic year1*2*
Assistant professoracademic year1*2*
No academic rankacademic year1*3$51,126
All faculty totalacademic year8$54,2329$51,188

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

Florida Keys Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst

Conservation And Resource Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management

Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets Florida Keys Community College Apart:

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Top 7%Florida Keys Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 10%Florida Keys Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 12%Florida Keys Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 14%Florida Keys Community College Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 14%Florida Keys Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% students 40 years or older
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Top 18%Florida Keys Community College % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
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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