Finger Lakes Community College: Narrative Description

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4355 Lakeshore Dr.
Canandaigua, NY 14424-8395
Tel: (585)394-3500
Fax: (585)394-5005
E-mail: [email protected]
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 300-acre small town campus with easy access to Rochester. Total enrollment: 4,884. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 3,805 applied, 71% were admitted. Students come from 6 states and territories, 3 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 32% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at the Rochester Area Colleges. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, therapeutic massage and integrative health care programs. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/31. Preference given to state residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2750 full-time, $108 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5500 full-time, $216 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $230 full-time, $15 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 45 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 3% of eligible men and 4% of eligible women are members. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Charles Meder Library with 73,305 books, 464 serials, and an OPAC. 425 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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