Fayetteville Technical Community College

  • FTCC offers over 250 programs of study leading to the award of associate degree, certificate, or diploma. For flexibility, many programs are available 100 percent online. With so much variety to offer, FTCC truly offers something for everyone. Our faculty members care about your success and are highly skilled in their areas of expertise. Beyond the classroom, FTCC offers extensive support services, such as the Student Learning Center, the Paul H. Thompson Library, counseling services, services specifically in support of our military and veteran students, and social activities through student clubs and organizations. I encourage you to stay focused on your goals, work hard, and take advantage of these free services designed to make your journey at Fayetteville Tech both enjoyable and successful.
School Highlights
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College serves 11,534 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College is the only community colleges within Cumberland County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Fayetteville Technical Community College is Robeson Community College (27.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Fayetteville Technical Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 798 teachers has grown by 76% over five years.
Fayetteville Technical Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty798 staff139 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fayetteville Technical Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The Fayetteville Technical Community College diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment11,534 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:119:1
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# Full-Time Students4,509 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students7,025 students1,361 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
12%
6%
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% Black
37%
21%
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% White
36%
62%
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% Two or more races
5%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
Diversity Score0.700.56
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College Completion Rate
6%
16%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,544 is less than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,688 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,544$3,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,688$9,514
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Tuition NotesUpdated annually
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,107$6,000
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Acceptance Rate100%69%

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Golf, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Softball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.41 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Accounting Club, Advertising Design Club, Architectural Technology Club, Assocation of Nursing Students I, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Association of Nursing Students II, Association of Students for Social Justice Club, Cosmetology Club, Criminal Justice Association, Cyber Security Club, Fine Arts Club, Forensic Science Club, FTCC Alumni Association, FTCC Game Club, Future Culinarians of America, Game Developers Club, Health and Fitness Science, Horticulture Club, Information Systems Security Association, Mountain Bike Club, National Society of Leadership and Success, National Technical Honor Society, Paralegal Club, Parents for HIgher Education, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Physical Therapist Assistant Club, Practical Nursing Education Association, Psychology Club, Radiography Club, Respiratory Care Club, Science Club, Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society, SkillsUSA, Society of American Military Engineers, Speech Language Pathology Club, Student American Dental Hygienists Association, Student Government Association (SGA), Student Mentoring Club, Student Veterans of America, Surgical Technology Clu
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The purpose of Fayetteville Technical Community College is to provide affordable vocational-technical, business and industry, general education, college transfer, and continuing education programs, which meet the needs and desires of its diverse students and economic development needs for the community. To improve the educational base of society, FTCC encourages life-long learning and strives to prepare students for further workforce and educational experiences. FTCC identifies the educational needs of applicants and assists students in satisfying these needs at a minimal expense. Each adult who applies will be admitted to a program appropriate to his/her abilities and interests. The College is in partnership with the public school system through Career and College Promise and other programs. Further, agreements with four-year colleges and universities support the educational continuum from high school through the baccalaureate degree. 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 students in a variety of delivery modes. 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.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,911 per year for in-state students and $9,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,515 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.