Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College Photo #1 - Fox Valley Technical College Appleton Campus
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 20:1 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).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 522 teachers has declined by 13% 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 Faculty522 staff167 staff
Fox Valley Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fox Valley Technical College has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same 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 grown by 123% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,361 students3,351 students
Fox Valley Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
Fox Valley Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,913 students1,122 students
Fox Valley Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students7,448 students2,229 students
Fox Valley Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Fox Valley Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Fox Valley Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Fox Valley Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Fox Valley Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Fox Valley Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fox Valley Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Fox Valley Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.40
Fox Valley Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Fox Valley Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,900$34,300
Fox Valley Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Fox Valley Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,000$6,972
Fox Valley Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition Notes2 semesters with 12
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%81%
Fox Valley Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$11,951
Fox Valley Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Fox Valley Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered1 sports
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Each year 40,000-50,000 people enroll in classes at FVTC
  • Approximately 30,000 people take continuing education courses annually
  • FVTC serves approximately 10,000 degree-declared students each year
  • Around 60% of program students attend part-time- In 2014-15, FVTC trained over 1,000 apprenticeship students
  • 14% of 2014 area high school graduates enrolled at FVTC directly from high school

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,945 per year for in-state students and $6,972 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 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.