Forsyth Technical Community College Overview
Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Forsyth Technical Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Forsyth Technical Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Forsyth Tech.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 19% of the faculty were full-time.
Forsyth Technical Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Forsyth Tech has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#163||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#272||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Forsyth Tech.
Where Is Forsyth Technical Community College?
Contact details for Forsyth Tech are given below.
|Address:||2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston-Salem, NC 27103-5197|
How Do I Get Into Forsyth Tech?
You can apply to Forsyth Tech online at: https://www.forsythtech.edu/apply-ft/
Can I Afford Forsyth Technical Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Forsyth Tech, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $5,090 a year. That adds up to $20,360 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Forsyth Tech is 21.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Forsyth Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,890 full-time undergraduates at Forsyth Tech, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Forsyth Technical Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||581|
|Hispanic or Latino||457|
Over 24 countries are represented at Forsyth Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Vietnam, and India.
Online Learning at Forsyth Technical Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Forsyth Tech has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 21st most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Forsyth Tech
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Forsyth Technical Community College was 6.3%. This is the #1,582 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Forsyth Tech regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Forsyth Tech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||31%|
|Computer Information Systems||63%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||8%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||35%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Forsyth Tech 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 Forsyth Tech.
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%.
Forsyth Technical Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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