Florida Technical College

12900 Challenger Parkway, Orlando
FL, 32826
Tel: (407)447-7300
3,328 students
Private for-profit

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Florida Technical College is one big family. The school is full of like-minded individuals working toward the common goal of increased career potential and brighter futures. FTC was founded in 1982 to provide post-secondary training in specialized business fields. We offer both Associate Degree and Diploma Programs in today's fastest growing occupations. Florida Technical College programs are exciting and dynamic, evolving over the years to meet the needs of students and the job marketplace. Centrally located, Orlando campus is within minutes of both downtown Orlando and Winter Park. Restaurants, shopping centers, and ample housing accommodations are within easy access of the campus.
School Highlights:
Florida Technical College serves 3,328 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Florida Technical College is one of 16 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
The nearest community college is Full Sail University (6.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Florida 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 Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,328 teachers has grown by 233% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,328 students
1,287 students
Florida Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,328 students
832 students
Florida Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Florida Technical College sch enrollment Florida Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Florida Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
42%
7%
Florida Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
18%
12%
Florida Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
35%
66%
Florida Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Florida Technical College More (2010-2012)
Florida Technical College sch ethnicity Florida Technical College sta ethnicity
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. 0.67 0.45
Florida Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Florida Technical College offers both associate degree programs and diploma programs. And you can earn your degree in as little as 18 months. The keys to our successful educational programs include experienced instructors; modern facilities and equipment; extensive hands-on training; career services and professional preparation seminars; and a supportive classroom learning environment. Florida Technical College is a Junior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associates of Science degrees and academic diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Orlando campus is in a new location at 12689 Challenger Parkway in a 28,000 square-foot building containing classrooms, computer labs, learning resource center, administrative offices and a new medical lab. The school is situated on the east side of Orlando, off Alafaya Trail, just minutes from the East-West Expressway.

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