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Wake Technical Community College

Raleigh, NC, USA
2.74 Average Rating

Wake Technical Community College is a 2-year institution that offers technical certifications, associate degrees, and non-credit courses. The school operates multiple campuses around Wake County, North Carolina, making it the largest community college in the state. It is part of the North Carolina Community College System and allows high school students to begin earning college credit while finishing their diploma. Wake Tech has an open admissions policy.

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
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
22,494
Total Number of Undergrads
22,494
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,987
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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.
$2,768
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.
$8,912
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1500

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.
34%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,572
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.
34%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,429
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,090

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.
26%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,286
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.
$7,808
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.
$157
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
49
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Eagles
School Colors
Gold/Navy Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Raleigh
Charlotte
Greensboro
Wilmington
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,000
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What Students Are Saying

2.74 Average Rating
wake technical community is the best community college in north carolina in my opinion.
the programs are great and they are designed to give every student the start they needed in the career field they are pursuing.
i would recommend any one to start their core subjects at wake technical community college because its cheaper and wake tech has an excellent transfer program.
Oneal from Raleigh, NC
the best college that recognizes exceptional academic capability,nurture and rewards it.instructors are friendly and willing to help you achieve your academic/career goals. resources like library and ilc enhanced the conduciveness of the learning environment.
Samuel from Apex, NC
Wake Technical Community College has good teachers and they help a lot if I do not understand a subject.
Wake Tech is a College that has very good resources for all the classes.
Also Wake Tech has a very good security, it make me feel secure.
Diana from Zebulon, NC
The college offers course for all levels of learning. You can refresh your old skills and learn new skills. The degree programs are will allow you to transfer to other skills within the university system.
Knightdale, NC

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