Guilford Technical Community College

Tel: (336)334-4822
  • Guilford Technical Community College provides access to lifelong learning opportunities for personal growth, workforce productivity, and community service. We serve all the diverse segments of Guilford County's population, delivering quality educational programs and services, through partnerships with business, community groups, and other educational institutions.
School Highlights
  • Guilford Technical Community College serves 12,430 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Guilford Technical Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Guilford County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-High Point (4.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 341 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
Guilford Technical Community College (NC) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 341 staff 122 staff
Guilford Technical Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 12,430 has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,430 students 2,273 students
Guilford Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 20:1
Guilford Technical Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 5,783 students 967 students
Guilford Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 6,647 students 1,306 students
Guilford Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Guilford Technical Community College Enrollment Breakdown NC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Guilford Technical Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
2%
Guilford Technical Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
5%
5%
Guilford Technical Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
35%
21%
Guilford Technical Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
52%
63%
Guilford Technical Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Guilford Technical Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Guilford Technical Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Guilford Technical Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.60 0.55
Guilford Technical Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
12%
16%
Guilford Technical Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $30,500 $27,500
Guilford Technical Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,489 is less than the state average of $3,902. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,633 is less than the state average of $9,562. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,489 $3,902
Guilford Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,633 $9,562
Guilford Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79% 79%
Guilford Technical Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $18,450 $10,500
Guilford Technical Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 $6,092
Guilford Technical Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • GTCC is an accredited two-year community college. It opened in 1958 with 50 students and two classes as the Guilford Industrial Education Center on the site of the Guilford County Tuberculosis Sanatorium, which operated from 1924 to 1955. Guilford Industrial Education Center's Board of Trustees was established on September 3, 1963. In 1965, when the school became Guilford Technical Institute (GTI), four members were added to the Board of Trustees. That same year, GTI was given authority to grant associate degrees. Campus locations can be found in Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, the Aviation Center at the Piedmont Triad International Airport, and the Small Business Center. GTCC offers certificates, one-year and two-year career-related programs, a two-year college transfer program, personal enrichment courses, a variety of adult education opportunities and training for business and industry. GTCC has given students a great start. Its affordable tuition, small class sizes, highly qualified faculty, personal attention, great job placement rate, convenient class times and locations, beautiful campuses, and wide variety of student services, combine to make the Guilford Tech experience one that works for students. Guilford Technical Community College is also accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,902 per year for in-state students and $9,562 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,051 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.