FINANCIAL AID RATE77%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO11:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE38
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,599
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Forsyth Technical Community College
Also known as Forsyth Tech
1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, NC
Forsyth Technical Community College, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was founded in 1960 and is one of the largest colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, which governs and funds community colleges located throughout the state. The school maintains an annual enrollment of nearly 10,000 students annually. The school serves the counties of Stokes and Forsyth, and maintains campuses in Winston-Salem, Kernersville, King, Walnut Cove and Westfield, with eight locations overall. The school offers high quality, low cost education for residents in low income areas.
Forsyth Technical Community College offers educational opportunities in the form of career training and transfer programs, offered either through campus or as distance learning options. Career training programs provide education and skill development in one of many high demand fields or industries with the purposes of long term employment after graduation. These programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a degree or certificate upon completion. Academic transfer programs allow students to pursue a four year education at low cost by completing a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a bachelor's degree program at the community college. Once the program is completed students will apply for transfer to a four year institution to complete their education and earn their bachelor's degree.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
As an open enrollment institution, individuals interested in enrolling at Forsythe Technical Community College must submit a completed application, pay all associated fees, be at least eighteen years of age or have completed high school or equivalent, and provide transcripts and test scores if available. Some students may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Students are also encouraged to meet with a counselor to discuss enrollment options, as well as participate in orientation to familiarize them with the campus they will be enrolled at.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Aid is awarded based on need which is determined by the school through the use of information provided by the student in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Once the extent of need is determined the school will see which programs the student qualifies for and construct an aid packet that allows the student affordable access to education. Aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year and forms should be submitted early to ensure funds are disbursed in a timely manner.
Clubs and Organizations
Forsyth Technical Community College is home to a large number of clubs and organizations that allow for new experiences, personal enrichment, and personal growth. Participation ids voluntary but encouraged, as students are able to explore new ideas and meet interesting individuals with whom to socialize with. Clubs an organization allow for college experiences outside of the classroom, and offer valuable experience in the form of teamwork, leadership and self expression, among others. A complete list of clubs and organizations may be obtained online or on campus. Not all clubs are available at all campuses.
Clubs and Organization at FTCC include:
- Chessknowlogy Club
- The Geology Club
- The International Club
- The Motor Sports Club
- Philosophical Society
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants Forsyth Tech accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range estimates:
- State Residents: $1,800-$2,200
- Out-of-State: $6,400-$7,718
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $76-$91 per unit
- Out-of-State: $270-$320 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||77%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||75%||$4,255|
|Receiving Student Loans||69%||$5,090|
Academics & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Forsyth Technical Community College may provide services to students like:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Day care
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Radiology Technician Program
- Radiation Therapist Program
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Forsyth Technical Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Forsyth Technical Community College.
- Davidson County Community College in New Bern, NC (15 miles away)
- Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro, NC (20 miles away)
- Rowan - Cabarrus Community College in Wentworth, NC (30 miles away)
- Surry Community College in Wake Forest, NC (33 miles away)
- Rockingham Community College in Lumberton, NC (36 miles away)
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