Fox Valley Technical College Overview
Fox Valley Technical College is a public institution situated in Appleton, Wisconsin. Appleton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Fox Valley Technical College Known For?
- The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at FVTC.
- In 2019-2020, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Fox Valley Technical College Rankings
FVTC landed the #151 spot in our 2023 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,018 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 41 colleges in Wisconsin, it is ranked at #7.
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.
FVTC has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#62||Best Associate Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#67||Best 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 FVTC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards FVTC has earned from around the web.
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|#13||Best Business Support & Assistant Services Schools||College Factual|
|#16||Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools||College Factual|
|#30||Best Computer Science Schools||Computer Science Degree|
Where Is Fox Valley Technical College?
Contact details for FVTC are given below.
|Address:||1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912-2277|
How Do I Get Into FVTC?
You can apply to FVTC online at: https://www.fvtc.edu/apply
Can I Afford Fox Valley Technical 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 FVTC, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $5,070 a year. That adds up to $20,280 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at FVTC is 7.2%. 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.
Fox Valley Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,825 full-time undergraduates at FVTC, 54% are male and 46% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fox Valley Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||41|
|Hispanic or Latino||83|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at FVTC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of FVTC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fox Valley Technical College was 33.0%. This is the #837 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|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||17%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||13%|
|Finance & Financial Management||60%|
|General Sales & Marketing||33%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||55%|
|Industrial Production Technology||17%|
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|
|Management Information Systems||#15|
|Industrial Production Technology||#16|
|Quality Control Technology||#19|
|Legal Support Services||#60|
|English Language & Literature||#67|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#108|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#266|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#289|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#345|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#349|
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 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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