Guilford Technical Community College

Tel: (336)334-4822
13,697 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 13,697 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Guilford Technical Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Guilford County County, NC.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-High Point (4.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 354 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Guilford Technical Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates 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 354 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 13,697 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,697 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
6,907 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 6,790 students
1,024 students
Guilford Technical Community College sch enrollment Guilford Technical Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
% Black
43%
12%
% White
41%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Guilford Technical Community College sch ethnicity Guilford Technical Community 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. 0.54 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,462 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,606 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,462 $5,940
Guilford Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,606 $10,047
Guilford Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
89%
Source: 2013 (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.

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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.