Student Demographics

Fall 2017 Enrollment Highlights

  • The credit enrollment for fall 2017 was 6,220 students. On average, students took 9 credits.
  • The return rate of students who were enrolled in spring 2016 and returned in fall 2016 is 56%.
  • The percent of full-time students increased to 32.6% (up from 31.9% in fall 2016) while the percent of part-time students dropped to 67.4% (down from 68.1% in fall 2016).
  • Female students make up 56% of the fall 2016 student body. Both the male and female population remained unchanged as compared to last year.
  • Dual enrollment (that is, students concurrently enrolled in high school and at FCC) decreased by 3.9% to 765 students as compared with 795 students in fall 2016. 
  • Overall, 2.9% of the student body (182 students) transferred in to FCC in fall 2017 (20 students transferred from 2-year colleges, and 162 transferred from 4-year colleges).
  • Students of color represent 35.6% of the student body (an increase from 33.6% in fall 2016). The largest share of students of color are African American/Black students (12.7%) followed by Hispanic students (11.7%) and then Asian students (4.8%). White students comprise 64.4% of the student body.
  • Traditional age students (18-21) comprise 42.8% of fall 2017 enrollment and the average age is 24. This same student population increased by 3.5% from 2,571 students in fall 2016 to 2,662 students in fall 2017)
  • There were 1,680 self-identified first generation college students at FCC in fall 2017.
  • 13% of the student body took only online courses in fall 2017.
For more information about FCC student demographics, please visit the Fall 2017 FCC Student Profile.

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