Florida Technical College

  • 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 2,977 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Florida Technical College is one of 14 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Florida Technical College is Full Sail University (6.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Florida Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 136 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Florida Technical College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty136 staff37 staff
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Number of Programs Offered3810

Student Body

  • The student population of Florida Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Florida Technical College diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,977 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:138:1
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# Full-Time Students2,977 students487 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
58%
24%
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% Black
17%
17%
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% White
21%
69%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
-
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Diversity Score0.590.60
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College Completion Rate
50%
58%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,200$30,300
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%90%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$12,270$11,875
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
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    Acceptance Rate100%74%
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    Source: 2016 (or 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.

    Nearby Schools

    • The nearest community college to Florida Technical College is Full Sail University (6.3 miles away).
    • College Location Mi. Students
    • Full Sail University
      Private, for profit
      19,285 students | 6.30 Mi3300 University Blvd
      Winter Park FL  32792
      (407)679-0100
      6.3019,285
    • 430 students | 7.20 Mi1865 SR 436
      Winter Park FL  32792
      (407)478-0500
      7.20430
    • 410 students | 9.30 Mi177 Montgomery Road
      Altamonte Springs FL  32714
      (407)831-9816
      9.30410
    • 2,090 students | 10.00 Mi671 Winyah Drive
      Orlando FL  32803
      (407)303-7742
      10.002,090
    • Fortis College-Winter Park
      Private, for profit
      14 students | 10.30 Mi1573 W. Fairbanks Ave Suite #100
      Winter Park FL  32789
      (407)843-3984
      10.3014
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