Guilford Technical Community College

Tel: (336)334-4822
12,430 students
Public institution
Guilford Technical Community College provides access to lifelong learning opportunities for personal growth, workforce productivity, and community service. We serve all the diverse segments of Guilford County's population, delivering quality educational programs and services, through partnerships with business, community groups, and other educational institutions.
School Highlights
Guilford Technical Community College serves 12,430 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Guilford Technical Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Guilford County, NC.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-High Point (4.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 341 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Guilford Technical Community College (NC) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 341 staff
122 staff

Student Body

The student population of 12,430 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,430 students 2,069 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
# Full-Time Students 5,783 students
967 students
# Part-Time Students 6,647 students
1,306 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.60 0.55

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,382 is more than the state average of $2,281. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,526 is more than the state average of $8,425. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,382 $2,281
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,526 $8,425
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • GTCC is an accredited two-year community college. It opened in 1958 with 50 students and two classes as the Guilford Industrial Education Center on the site of the Guilford County Tuberculosis Sanatorium, which operated from 1924 to 1955. Guilford Industrial Education Center's Board of Trustees was established on September 3, 1963. In 1965, when the school became Guilford Technical Institute (GTI), four members were added to the Board of Trustees. That same year, GTI was given authority to grant associate degrees. Campus locations can be found in Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, the Aviation Center at the Piedmont Triad International Airport, and the Small Business Center. GTCC offers certificates, one-year and two-year career-related programs, a two-year college transfer program, personal enrichment courses, a variety of adult education opportunities and training for business and industry. GTCC has given students a great start. Its affordable tuition, small class sizes, highly qualified faculty, personal attention, great job placement rate, convenient class times and locations, beautiful campuses, and wide variety of student services, combine to make the Guilford Tech experience one that works for students. Guilford Technical Community College is also accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
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    High Point NC 27265
  • 4,102 students | 17.30 Mi297 Davidson Community College Rd
    Thomasville NC 27360
  • 9,148 students | 20.30 Mi2100 Silas Creek Pky
    Winston Salem NC 27103
  • 2,771 students | 23.00 Mi629 Industrial Pk Ave
    Asheboro NC 27205
  • 1,597 students | 27.60 MiHwy 65w County Home Rd
    Wentworth NC 27375
Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,281 per year for in-state students and $8,425 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,944 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.