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 Forsyth Technical Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College - Winston Salem, NC

2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

General information:(336)723-0371
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:No
Student population:10,546( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:14 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $1,478 $1,524 $1,654 -8%
Out-of-state $7,814 $7,860 $6,982 13%
Books and supplies $938 $967 $780 24%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,266 $7,266 $5,236 28%
Other $2,697 $2,697 $5,905 -119%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,697 $2,697 $5,905 -54%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,416 $2,491 $2,434 0%
Off Campus $12,379 $12,454 $13,575 -8%
Off Campus with Family $5,113 $5,188 $8,339 -38%
On Campus $8,752 $8,827 $7,762 14%
Off Campus $18,715 $18,790 $18,903 0%
Off Campus with Family $11,449 $11,524 $13,667 -15%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $1,596
In-state fees $58
Out-of-state tuition $6,924
Out-of-state fees $58
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 585 60% --
Grant or scholarship aid 567 59% $2,972,111 $5,242
Federal grants 522 54% $2,713,081 $5,197
Pell grants 522 54% $2,580,612 $4,944
Other federal grants 188 19% $132,469 $705
State/local government grant or scholarships 236 24% $235,199 $997
Institutional grants or scholarships 30 3% $23,831 $794
Student loan aid 0 0% $0 Not applicable
Federal student loans 0 0% Implied zero Not applicable
Other student loans 0 0% Implied zero Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 4,244 43% $18,096,565 $4,264
Pell grants 3,907 39% $15,774,777 $4,038
Federal student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $1,178 $1,583 $4,328
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $3,140 $3,528 $2,804
$30,001 - $48,000 $4,602 $3,603 $4,738
$48,001 - $75,000 $4,163 $5,038 $6,833
$75,001 - $110,000 $3,674 Not applicable $8,360
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 10,546
Undergraduate enrollment 10,546
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 696
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 37 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

No varsity sports data reported for this institution.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1968 Accredited


American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

08/01/2003 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

08/01/2003 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

08/01/1973 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

04/01/1990 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

11/28/1970 - 06/13/2011Accredited


Illegal weapons possession221
Drug law violations36 3
Liquor law violations100
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 010
Aggravated assault 744
Burglary 112
Motor vehicle theft 101
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Associate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General59-
Landscaping and Groundskeeping-1-
Category total510-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Banking and Financial Support Services-2-
Business Administration and Management, General1448-
International Business/Trade/Commerce11-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management9101
Office Management and Supervision7113
Real Estate000
Category total31885
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects16-
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician--0
Category total160
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming/Programmer, General1101
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications4100
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance25-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration04-
Information Science/Studies13-
Information Technology360
Category total11381
Construction Trades Colleges
Plumbing Technology/Plumber3-10
Category total14-26
Education Colleges
Early Childhood Education and Teaching53250
Education, General0--
Elementary Education and Teaching160
Category total54310
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician19-
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician-7-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician29-
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians,1741
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician0--
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician310-
Category total23461
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Adult Development and Aging010
Category total010
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other1408
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist130
Dental Assisting/Assistant--13
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist-11-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-8-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-6-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--58
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI-82
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage20213
Medical Office Management/Administration88374
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist-5-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist--11
Medical/Clinical Assistant-15-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other39265
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist-5-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant-21
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-20-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-98-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist-18-
Category total162264115
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science0--
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies136-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management-4-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician-14-
Forensic Science and Technology-15-
Category total169-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal23205
Category total23205
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies-21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other-24-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-187-
Category total-2131
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician82-16
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-231
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician4012
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/21-13
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other1--
Category total1082342
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science-0-
Category total-0-
Precision Production Colleges
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant0-8
Welding Technology/Welder6-11
Category total6-19
Science Technologies Technicians Colleges
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician-13-
Category total-13-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Graphic Design-80
Interior Design-5-
Category total-130
Grand total439835215