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Florida Technical College Overview

Located in Orlando, Florida, Florida Technical College is a private for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Orlando makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Florida Technical College Known For?

1,610 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Florida Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 10% of the faculty were full-time.

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Florida Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Florida Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#31 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Florida Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Culinary Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Florida Technical College?

Location of Florida Technical College

Contact details for Florida Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 12900 Challenger Parkway, Orlando, FL 32826
Phone: 407-447-7300
Website: www.ftccollege.edu

Since Florida Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Florida Technical College?

80% Take Out Loans
8.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Florida Technical College, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $6,224 a year. That adds up to $24,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Florida Technical College is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Florida Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,094 Full-Time Undergraduates
69% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,094 full-time undergraduates at Florida Technical College, 31% are male and 69% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Florida Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Florida Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Florida Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 865
Hispanic or Latino 2,473
White 586
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 145

Over 3 countries are represented at Florida Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Belize, Pakistan, and Bahamas.

Online Learning at Florida Technical College

1,665 Took All Classes Online
3,052 Took At Least One Class Online
30,283.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,052 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Florida Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 33rd most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Florida Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Florida Technical College was 30,283.6%. This is the #3 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Florida Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Florida Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 52%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Florida Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Florida Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Software & Applications #1
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #1
General Business/Commerce #1
Marketing #1
Computer Systems Networking #1
Computer Information Systems #1
Criminal Justice & Corrections #2
Computer & Information Sciences #2
Health Professions #2
Business Administration & Management #2
Health & Medical Administrative Services #2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #3
Business, Management & Marketing #3

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Florida Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 4 475 0 479
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 58 318 37 413
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 153 0 0 0 153
Cosmetology 0 0 123 0 123
Culinary Arts 0 0 94 0 94
Business Administration & Management 0 49 0 43 92
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 88 0 88
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 4 0 65 69
Computer Systems Networking 0 41 0 0 41
Precision Metal Working 29 0 0 0 29
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 27 27
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2 0 0 0 2
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 184 156 1,098 172 1,610

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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