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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?

3,989 Full-Time Undergraduates
$16,021 Avg Cost After Aid
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest one a student can attain at Florida Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 10% of the faculty were full-time.

Florida Technical College Rankings

College Factual ranked Florida Technical College as #1,671 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. Florida Technical College also holds the #61 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Florida Technical College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Florida Technical College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges 1,671
Best Colleges for Veterans 1,863
Best Colleges for Diversity 2,468

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
The overall average net price of Florida Technical College is $16,021. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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

3,989 Full-Time Undergraduates
69% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,989 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 21
Black or African American 891
Hispanic or Latino 2,236
White 662
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 179

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 Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 4 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 49 43 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 27 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 41 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4 65 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 58 37 0 0
Total 312 344 0 0

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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