Forsyth Technical Community College
Winston-Salem, NC 27103-5197

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,890
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Forsyth Technical Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Forsyth Technical Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,688 and in-state students paid $1,906.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$5,402
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$1,906
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$6,688
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of Forsyth Technical Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,086 (which is 6.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Forsyth Technical Community College in 2016-2017, was 96, which is 13% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,686 (which is 2.8% above the national average.)

$4,086
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,686
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
67%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Forsyth Technical Community College has enrolled a total of 7,890 students (3,120 students full-time and 4,770 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,890 students, 1,035 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 977 students for distance studies.

7,890
Total Enrollment
1,035
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 58%

Black/African American: 24%

Hispanic: 10%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Forsyth Technical Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 31% 1,575 417
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 25% 1,266 422
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 290 82
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 5% 234
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 228
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 202 48
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 193 51
Education 4% 183
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 2% 93
Precision Production 2% 84

Graduation & Dropout Rates

12%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Forsyth Technical Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

17%
Still enrolled
44%
Dropout rate
26%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$22,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Forsyth Technical Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,000. Last year, out of the total 1,632 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,387 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,545 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,251 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,000 $26,400
Employment Rate 85% 81%
Total Graduates 1,632 1,545

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Forsyth Technical Community College.

Stanly Community College
50.4 mile away
Wilkes Community College
51.1 mile away