Fayetteville Technical Community College

Tel: (910)678-8400
11,324 students
Public institution
The purpose of Fayetteville Technical Community College is to provide low cost vocational/technical, general education, college transfer, and continuing education programs which meet the needs and desires of its students and community. To improve the educational base of society, FTCC encourages lifelong learning and strives to prepare students for further educational experiences.
School Highlights:
Fayetteville Technical Community College serves 11,324 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Fayetteville Technical Community College is the only community colleges within Cumberland County, NC.
The nearest community college is Robeson Community College (27.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 439 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Fayetteville Technical Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 439 staff
59 staff
Fayetteville Technical Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 11,324 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,324 students
1,266 students
Fayetteville Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
21:1
Fayetteville Technical Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,387 students
810 students
Fayetteville Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,937 students
1,017 students
Fayetteville Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fayetteville Technical Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Fayetteville Technical Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
9%
7%
Fayetteville Technical Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
42%
12%
Fayetteville Technical Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
37%
57%
Fayetteville Technical Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Fayetteville Technical Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Fayetteville Technical Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Fayetteville Technical Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.62 0.53
Fayetteville Technical Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,378 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,522 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,378 $5,742
Fayetteville Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,522 $10,260
Fayetteville Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
89%
Fayetteville Technical Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Fayetteville Technical Community College, as a comprehensive community college, adheres to an "Open Door" admissions policy. High school graduates, persons achieving a North Carolina General Education Development equivalency certificate (GED), and adults who desire post high school education may be admitted to courses which are appropriate to their educational potential. The Curriculum Programs have 123 Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates that are designed to meet the needs of students, business, and industry. From two-year degrees in Associate in Arts and Associate in Science, that are guaranteed to transfer to the four year state universities and other private institutions, to certificates in technical and vocational areas that provide the needed training or certification for employment or improving job skills, Fayetteville Technical Community College has the right educational programs for you. Curricular programs reflect the changing technical, commercial, industrial, and health needs of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and surrounding areas. Various curricula offer certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. As a learning-centered college, FTCC offers courses and programs at times and places convenient to prospective students. Courses are also available for high school graduates who need additional academic preparation before attempting college work. FTCC provides instruction in the basic life skills needed to contribute effectively to society. Continuing Education programs are designed to meet specific needs in basic educational competencies, high school completion, upgrading occupational skills, and other avocational or practical skills required for the rapidly changing technological advances in the community. Fayetteville Technical Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Distance Education: Many college courses are available to the student through several delivery systems other than to the traditional face to face classes. These include courses offered via the Internet, College by Cassette, Television Courses, and courses that combine several methods of instruction. For more information about Distance Education options go to: www.faytechcc.edu/DL/dl_index.htm Military: FTCC provides numerous courses at Fort Bragg, which are offered in eight-week sessions designed to meet the needs of our military and civilian community that prefer accelerated scheduling. The Army University Access Online (AUAO) program is a program offered by the US Army for soldiers stationed at selected bases. FTCC is one of the colleges that support this program. For more information about the AUAO program go to: eArmyU.com High School Students: For current high school students who want to get a head start on college, FTCC has a strong collaboration agreement with the Cumberland County School System. FTCC provides college transfer, technical, and vocational courses to high school students both on the FTCC campus and at several high school campuses in the system. For more information about these class offerings go to: www.faytechcc.edu/HOS/HCC/

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,193 per year for in-state students and $8,050 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,460 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 67%. 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.