Forsyth Technical Community College

NC, USA
2.82 Average Rating

One of the largest 2-year community colleges in the state of North Carolina, Forsyth Technical Community College serves students in Winston-Salem and its surrounding area.  Forsyth Tech’s Student Success Center employs a number of personal and career counselors as well as academic advisors to guide students through their community college experience. For students looking to become teachers, the Center for Transformative Learning offers classes and programs that enhance educational skills and strategies. In his 2011 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama cited Forsyth Tech as an exemplar of educational reform serving a low-income community.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
Out-Of-State Students
1%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
7,779
Total Number of Undergrads
7,779
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$4,980
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$2,004
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$6,612
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1700

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
51%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,255
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
51%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,064
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$250

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
69%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,090
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$6,332
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$109

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$30,000

What Students Are Saying

2.82 Average Rating
great teachers/school in general, except their office workers could use a refresher on how to enter grades correctly! my transcript reads 2 c's where i had a's (in pe and algebra) and it cannot be fixed at all now.
Brittany from Winston-Salem, NC

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