Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton,
WI, 54912-2277
Tel: (920)735-5600
9,582 students
Public institution

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The mission of Fox Valley Technical College is to help individuals reach their potential by providing cost-effective education and training which meets their objectives for employment, continuing higher education, and personal enrichment. We seek to build and maintain a diverse and effective work force that supports the economic growth and stability of our communities.
School Highlights:
Fox Valley Technical College serves 9,582 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Fox Valley Technical College is the only community colleges within Outagamie County, WI.
The nearest community college is Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (24.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Fox Valley Technical College 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

Student Body

The student population of 9,582 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,582 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
3,367 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 6,215 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
% Asian 3%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 3%
% Black 1%
% White 91%
% Two or more 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. 0.17

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,978 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,732 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,978 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,732 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Fox Valley Technical College Offers over 75 associate degree and technical diploma programs, 110 short-term certificates and related instruction to 21 apprentice trades. The college also 12 unique programs not offered at other WI technical colleges— Agriculture/Outdoor Power Equipment, Aircraft Electronics, Diesel Equipment Mechanic, Horticulture Technician, Human Resources, Natural Resources Technician, Package & Label Printing, Package & Label Printing Technician, Quality Management, Residential Building Construction. Main Appleton campus is 514,000 sq. ft. Key satellite buildings are D. J. Bordini Center at 79,000 sq. ft. & Transportation Center at 80,000 sq. ft. Other campuses includes Oshkosh Riverside campus is 67,000 sq. ft.; S. J. Spanbauer Center is 68,000 sq. ft. The college also Offers instruction/services in five regional centers (Chilton, Clintonville, Neenah, Waupaca and Wautoma) and more than 50 other outreach locations. Fox Valley Technical College serves 5 county area--Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca, Waushara, Calumet. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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