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  • 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 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 26%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 10,361 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,800
  • Out-state tuition: $5,000
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 22%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Fox Valley Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools 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 Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,222 staff
419 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
250
250

Student Body

The student population of Fox Valley Technical College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Fox Valley Technical College diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,361 students
2,648 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,913 students
924 students
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# Part-Time Students
7,448 students
1,906 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Fox Valley Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
568 students
293 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,913 students
924 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
7,448 students
1,906 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
187 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
4%
4%
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% Hispanic
3%
8%
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% Black
2%
7%
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% White
78%
74%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
n/a
% Unknown races
11%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score
0.39
0.44
This chart display the diversity score of Fox Valley Technical College and the community college average diversity score of WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.31%
2.04%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Fox Valley Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,900
$33,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Fox Valley Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of WI by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,800 is less than the state average of $4,173. 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 $6,317. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,800
$4,173
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,000
$6,317
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Fox Valley Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Tuition Notes
2 semesters with 12
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
73%
78%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Fox Valley Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$10,567
$11,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fox Valley Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fox Valley Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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
Profile last updated: 07/12/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fox Valley Technical College cost?

Fox Valley Technical College's tuition is approximately $3,800 for In-State students and $5,000 for Out-State students.

What is Fox Valley Technical College's ranking?

Fox Valley Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Wisconsin for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 10,361 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,800
  • Out-state tuition: $5,000
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 22%
  • Source: Verified school update

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For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,173 per year for in-state students and $6,317 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,728 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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