FLCC Fast Facts
FLCC is situated in the heart of the Finger Lakes region on a 250-acre main campus in Canandaigua, NY. The College is home to more than 50 areas of study. It is enriched with valuable resources, modern facilities, student opportunities, and much more.
Founded & Opened
- Established in 1965
- Opened for non-credit classes in 1967
- Admitted its first freshman class in 1968
Areas of Study
FLCC offers A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. degrees, as well as several certificate programs
- 5,672 full and part-time students enrolled in Fall 2019
- Students from approximately 300 high schools in New York State and 130 from out of state enrolled at FLCC in Fall 2019
- FLCC employs 113 full-time faculty and 173 part-time faculty members and coaches
- 20:1 student to faculty ratio
- 92 percent of 2017 graduates with A.A. and A.S. degrees continued their education or are employed
- 57 percent continued their education full time and 35 percent are employed full time
- 89 percent of 2017 graduates with A.A.S. degrees continued their education or are employed
- 61 percent are employed full time and 28 percent continued their education full time
- Approximately 80 percent of FLCC students receive some form of financial assistance
Standards of Excellence
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
FLCC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267)284-5000. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
The documents describing the accreditation by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing can be reviewed by request at the reserve desk in the Charles J. Meder library.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
The nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Ga. 30326. Phone: (404)975-5000.
New York State Education Department
All courses of instruction at FLCC are registered with the New York State Education Department Office of Higher Education.