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?
- The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at FVTC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Fox Valley Technical College Rankings
FVTC is ranked #328 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
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 been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#53||Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#62||Best Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#145||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.
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/programs/apply
Can I Afford Fox Valley Technical College?
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
Of the 2,157 full-time undergraduates at FVTC, 60% are male and 40% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fox Valley Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||42|
|Hispanic or Latino||78|
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 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.
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|
|English Language & Literature||#99|
|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 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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