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 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
  • Fox Valley Technical College is the only community colleges within Outagamie County, WI.
  • The nearest community college to Fox Valley Technical College is Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (24.4 miles away).

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 CollegesAssociate of Arts 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 20:1 over five years.
  • The Fox Valley Technical College diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,361 students3,351 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:123:1
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# Full-Time Students2,913 students1,122 students
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# Part-Time Students7,448 students2,229 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Fox Valley Technical College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of WI.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
2%
7%
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% White
78%
77%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
11%
5%
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Diversity Score0.380.40
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College Completion Rate
35%
32%
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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 $3,500 is less than the state average of $4,945. 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 $6,972. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,500$4,945
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,000$6,972
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Tuition Notes2 semesters with 12
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$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 2014-15 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 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Each year 40,000-50,000 people enroll in classes at FVTC
  • Approximately 32,000 people take continuing education courses annually 
  • FVTC serves approximately 8,000 degree-declared students each year 
  • Around 60% of program students attended part-time In 2017-18
  • FVTC trained over 1,000 apprenticeship students
  • 16% of 2017 area high school graduates enrolled at FVTC directly from high school

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