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Fox Valley Technical College Overview

Located in Appleton, Wisconsin, Fox Valley Technical College is a public institution. FVTC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Fox Valley Technical College Known For?

2,190 Full-Time Undergraduates
$10,763 Avg Cost After Aid
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the at least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs is the highest one a student can attain at FVTC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Fox Valley Technical College Rankings

FVTC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for FVTC

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 313
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 334
Best Colleges for Diversity 2,397

Where Is Fox Valley Technical College?

Location of Fox Valley Technical College

Contact details for FVTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912-2277
Phone: 920-735-5600
Website: https://www.fvtc.edu

How Do I Get Into FVTC?

You can apply to FVTC online at: https://www.fvtc.edu/programs/apply

Since Fox Valley 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 Fox Valley Technical College?

44% Take Out Loans
13.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of FVTC is $10,763. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for FVTC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,319 $8,463 $12,551 $14,157 $14,459

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

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At FVTC, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $5,521 a year. That adds up to $22,084 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FVTC is 13.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Fox Valley Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,190 Full-Time Undergraduates
40% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,660 undergraduate students at FVTC, with 2,190 being full-time and 9,470 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  FVTC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,190 full-time undergraduates at FVTC, 60% are male and 40% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  FVTC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of FVTC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 77
Black or African American 57
Hispanic or Latino 84
White 1,694
International Students 68
Other Races/Ethnicities 210

Over 48 countries are represented at FVTC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Colombia, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Fox Valley Technical College

1,341 Took All Classes Online
3,095 Took At Least One Class Online
2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,095 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 3rd most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of FVTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fox Valley Technical College was 2.8%. This is the #1,827 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at FVTC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 28%
Business Administration & Management 30%
Business, Management & Marketing 16%
Computer & Information Sciences 5%
Computer Systems Networking 3%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6%
Engineering Technologies 3%
English Language & Literature 38%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 7%
Information Technology 6%
Marketing 8%
Quality Control Technology 43%
Writing Studies 38%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at FVTC 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 FVTC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Quality Control Technology #15
Agricultural Economics & Business #15
Industrial Production Technology #19
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #45
Writing Studies #58
English Language & Literature #99
Marketing #109
Engineering Technologies #136
Accounting #238
Criminal Justice & Corrections #345
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #391

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%.

Fox Valley Technical College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 53 0 0 0
Agricultural Economics & Business 28 0 0 0
Agricultural Mechanization 12 0 0 0
Agricultural Production 7 0 0 0
Air Transportation 11 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 31 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 8 0 0 0
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 7 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 10 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 149 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 16 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 3 0 0 0
Computer Programming 34 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 34 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 103 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 22 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 14 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 39 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 19 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 37 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 24 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 3 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 5 0 0 0
Fire Protection 25 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15 0 0 0
Homeland Security 3 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 14 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 34 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 13 0 0 0
Information Technology 43 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 9 0 0 0
Marketing 21 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 11 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 26 0 0 0
Nursing 87 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 17 0 0 0
Plant Sciences 11 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 37 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 7 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 29 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 57 0 0 0
Writing Studies 8 0 0 0
Total 2,272 0 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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