Finger Lakes Community College

Canandaigua, NY 14424
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Finger Lakes Community College is one of the thirty-seven public 2-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in a rural area, in Canandaigua.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,356 students attend the school. Every year 31% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Finger Lakes Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,522, and fees were $574. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,044 and $574 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students6,356
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 70
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/1977 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$189/credit
In State Students$189/credit
Out of State Students$378/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $8,505 $8,505 $17,010
ADN 70 $13,230 $13,230 $26,460
BSN 125 $23,625 $23,625 $47,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Finger Lakes Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 55% $4,184
Other Federal Grant 4% $545
State Grant & Scholarships 63% $1,948
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $714
Federal Student Loans 51% $4,832
Private Loans 3% $6,690


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,831
$30,001 to $48,000$9,008
$48,001 to $75,000$12,502
$75,001 to $110,000$14,581
Over $110,000$15,145

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Finger Lakes Community College
3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424

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