Guilford Technical Community College

  • 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 10,520 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Guilford Technical Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 341 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Guilford Technical Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty341 staff144 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Guilford Technical Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The Guilford Technical Community College diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,520 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:118:1
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# Full-Time Students4,316 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students6,204 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
5%
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
10%
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% Black
38%
22%
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% White
40%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.680.63
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College Completion Rate
19%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,500$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,489 is less than the state average of $2,528. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,633 is more than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,489$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,633$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,750$11,173
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,895
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Guilford Technical Community College is Davidson County Community College (12.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,654 students | 12.50 Mi297 DCCC Road
    Thomasville, NC 27360
    (336) 249-8186
    12.503,654
  • 7,779 students | 20.20 Mi2100 Silas Creek Pky
    Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    (336) 723-0371
    20.207,779
  • 2,784 students | 23.00 Mi629 Industrial Park Ave
    Asheboro, NC 27205
    (336) 633-0200
    23.002,784
  • 1,685 students | 28.40 Mi215 Wrenn Memorial Road
    Wentworth, NC 27375
    (336) 342-4261
    28.401,685
  • 4,248 students | 31.70 Mi1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham, NC 27253
    (336) 578-2002
    31.704,248
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $25,071 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.