Finger Lakes Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,722
3.01% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,981
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,649
39.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
31.4%
361 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 2019, 756 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Finger Lakes Community College. 60.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (634 degrees), 12.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (51 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Finger Lakes Community College is $4,722, which is $-3,102 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Finger Lakes Community College is $4,722, which is $-3,102 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,981.

In 2019, 34% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,722
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Finger Lakes Community College was $4,722. The cost of tuition at Finger Lakes Community College is $-3,102 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,981
2019 Value
8.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Finger Lakes Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,981. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Finger Lakes Community College grew by 8.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,127
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Finger Lakes Community College was of $9,127 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.32% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
25%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Finger Lakes Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.86% with respect to 2018, when 35% 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.
11.1%
2017 Default Rate
169
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Finger Lakes Community College was 11.1%, which represents 169 out of the 1516 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 5,649 students. The full-time enrollment at Finger Lakes Community College is 2,243 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,406. This means that 39.7% 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 69.2% White, 5.88% Hispanic or Latino, 4.69% Black or African American, 2.07% Two or More Races, 1.19% Asian, 0.372% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Finger Lakes Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.9%), followed by White Male (34.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Finger Lakes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,649 students. The full-time enrollment at Finger Lakes Community College is 2,243 and the part-time enrollment is 3,406. This means that 39.7% of students enrolled at Finger Lakes Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2019 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 53%. 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
    3,911
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    332
  3. Black or African American
    265

The enrolled student population at Finger Lakes Community College is 69.2% White, 5.88% Hispanic or Latino, 4.69% Black or African American, 2.07% Two or More Races, 1.19% Asian, 0.372% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 934 students (16.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 152 more women than men received degrees from Finger Lakes Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Finger Lakes Community College is white (634 degrees awarded). There were 12.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (51 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 (61 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), and Agriculture (32 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 (153,037 people), Other managers (74,753 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (35,260 people), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (30,996 people), and Social & community service managers (26,801 people).

The most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Natural Resources & Conservation (61 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), Agriculture (32 degrees), Science Technologies (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Chief executives & legislators, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Dentists, and Pharmacists

The most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Natural Resources & Conservation (61 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), Agriculture (32 degrees), Science Technologies (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (40 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 (110,947 people), Individual & family services (98,779 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (76,894 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (71,245 people), and Administration of human resource programs (53,807 people).

The most specialized majors at Finger Lakes Community College are Natural Resources & Conservation (61 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), Agriculture (32 degrees), Science Technologies (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (40 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss 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

302
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
454
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 302 degrees were awarded to men at Finger Lakes Community College, which is 0.665 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (454).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Finger Lakes Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.423 times less than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 104 degrees were awarded to women at Finger Lakes Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 2.36 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 20% 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, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Finger Lakes Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 8.59% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    634 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Finger Lakes Community College is white (634 degrees awarded). There were 12.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (51 degrees).

6.75% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    377 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    257 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Finger Lakes Community College is white female (377 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (257 degrees).

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Operations

Finger Lakes Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Finger Lakes Community College had a total salary expenditure of $55.2M. Finger Lakes Community College employs 38 Professors, 28 Assistant professors, and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Finger Lakes Community College are Male Professors (21), Female Professors(17), and Female Assistant professors (15).

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 69 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.9M
2019 Endowment
14.2%
growth from 2018

Finger Lakes Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Finger Lakes Community College grew 14.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.4M 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. $601k - State
  3. $123k - Local

As of 2019, Finger Lakes Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $601k from state grants and contracts, and $123k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.5M
2019 Salaries
4.02%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Finger Lakes Community College paid a median of $24.5M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($55.2M) and a 4.02% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.957% growth from 2017 and a 5.85% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.37M
Instructional Salaries
113
Number of Employees

In 2019, Finger Lakes Community College paid a total of $7.37M to 113 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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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
69 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Finger Lakes Community College were Professor with 38 employees; Assistant professor with 28 employees; and Assistant professor with 24 employees.

In 2019, 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 69 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; and Service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Finger Lakes Community College was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Professor with 17 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 15 employees.

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

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