Fox Valley Technical College

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Fox Valley Technical College Photo #1 - Fox Valley Technical College Appleton Campus
  • Fox Valley Technical College offers services from a variety of campus locations, regional centers and training sites. Many online learning options are also available, plus blended options which combine online learning with hands-on instruction. The college also provides customized business solutions that help employers ensure their workforce is ready and can gain a competitive edge in the market.

School Highlights

Fox Valley Technical College serves 10,361 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Fox Valley Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,222 teachers has grown by 134% over five years.
Fox Valley Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty1,222 staff167 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fox Valley Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Fox Valley Technical College diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,361 students2,809 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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# Full-Time Students2,913 students820 students
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# Part-Time Students7,448 students1,989 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
3%
7%
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% Black
2%
9%
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% White
78%
68%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score0.380.52
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College Completion Rate
54%
42%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,900$33,700
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,800 is less than the state average of $4,954. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,000 is less than the state average of $6,979. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,800$4,954
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,000$6,979
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Tuition Notes2 semesters with 12
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,375
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Each year 40,000-50,000 people enroll in classes at FVTC
  • Approximately 20,000 people take continuing education courses annually 
  • FVTC serves approximately 8,000 degree-declared students each year 
  • Around 60% of program students attended part-time
  • FVTC trains over 1,000 apprenticeship students annually
  • 16% of area high school graduates enrolled at FVTC directly from high school

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Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fox Valley Technical College is Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (24.1 miles away).
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  • 11,505 students | 24.10 Mi2740 W Mason St
    Green Bay WI  54307
    (920) 498-5400
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  • Rasmussen College-Wisconsin
    Private for-profit
    653 students | 25.20 Mi904 South Taylor Street, Suite 100
    Green Bay WI  54303
    (920) 593-8400
    25.20653
  • 4,470 students | 34.40 Mi235 N National Avenue
    Fond du Lac WI  54936
    (920) 929-2483
    34.404,470
  • 2,963 students | 42.80 Mi1290 North Avenue
    Cleveland WI  53015
    (920) 693-00000000
    42.802,963
  • 2,690 students | 65.90 Mi500 32nd St N
    Wisconsin Rapids WI  54494
    (715) 422-5300
    65.902,690
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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,954 per year for in-state students and $6,979 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,826 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.