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Guilford Technical Community College Overview

Located in Jamestown, North Carolina, Guilford Technical Community College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Jamestown 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 Guilford Technical Community College Known For?

2,599 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Guilford Technical Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 36% of the faculty were full-time.

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Guilford Technical Community College Rankings

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.

Guilford Technical Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#105 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#190 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#407 Most Popular 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 Guilford Technical Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Arts & Media Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#75 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Guilford Technical Community College?

Location of Guilford Technical Community College

Contact details for Guilford Technical Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 601 E. Main Street, Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822
Website: www.gtcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Guilford Technical Community College?

You can apply to Guilford Technical Community College online at: https://www1.cfnc.org/applications/nc_community_college/apply.html?application_id=1499

Since Guilford Technical Community 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 Guilford Technical Community College?

33% Take Out Loans
19.0% Loan Default Rate

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 Guilford Technical Community College, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $5,498 a year. That adds up to $21,992 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Guilford Technical Community College is 19.0%. 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.

Guilford Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,347 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,070 undergraduate students at Guilford Technical Community College, with 4,347 being full-time and 6,723 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Guilford Technical Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,347 full-time undergraduates at Guilford Technical Community College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Guilford Technical Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Guilford Technical Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Guilford Technical Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 220
Black or African American 1,473
Hispanic or Latino 493
White 1,824
International Students 49
Other Races/Ethnicities 288

Over 36 countries are represented at Guilford Technical Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Kenya, and Libya.

Online Learning at Guilford Technical Community College

2,043 Took All Classes Online
4,501 Took At Least One Class Online
2.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,501 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Guilford Technical Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 11th 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 Guilford Technical Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Guilford Technical Community College was 2.6%. This is the #1,846 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Guilford Technical Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 49%
Business, Management & Marketing 36%
Computer & Information Sciences 48%
Computer Information Systems 57%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7%
Design & Applied Arts 52%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 8%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 10%
Liberal Arts General Studies 10%
Visual & Performing Arts 54%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Guilford Technical Community 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 Guilford Technical Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Design & Applied Arts #45
Homeland Security #59
Visual & Performing Arts #91
Computer Information Systems #153
Teacher Education Grade Specific #237
Health & Medical Administrative Services #281
Computer & Information Sciences #343
Criminal Justice & Corrections #349
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #396
Liberal Arts General Studies #455
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #455

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%.

Guilford Technical Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 572 0 572
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 94 64 107 265
Computer Information Systems 177 75 0 252
Business Administration & Management 167 74 4 245
Health & Medical Administrative Services 80 76 29 185
Criminal Justice & Corrections 86 38 0 124
Teacher Education Grade Specific 71 24 3 98
Nursing 0 96 0 96
Design & Applied Arts 40 27 0 67
Dental Support Services 0 26 32 58
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 45 12 57
Mental & Social Health Services 18 38 0 56
Culinary Arts 25 24 7 56
Accounting 32 17 1 50
Precision Metal Working 33 9 8 50
Allied Health Professions 0 19 24 43
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 21 15 6 42
Horticulture 25 12 2 39
Air Transportation 23 15 1 39
Mechanical Engineering Technology 20 10 0 30
Cosmetology 0 2 21 23
Legal Support Services 5 15 0 20
Fire Protection 11 9 0 20
Audiovisual Communications 0 15 0 15
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 5 6 1 12
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 12 12
Hospitality Management 0 11 0 11
Civil Engineering Technology 3 7 0 10
Building Management & Inspection 0 9 0 9
Architectural Engineering Technology 3 4 0 7
General Engineering 0 7 0 7
Computer Programming 3 3 0 6
Carpentry 0 0 5 5
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 4 0 4
Human Resource Management 0 2 0 2
Arts & Media Management 0 2 0 2
Computer Systems Networking 0 1 0 1
Homeland Security 0 1 0 1
Biotechnology 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Real Estate 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0
Leatherworking & Upholstery 0 0 0 0
Physical Science Technicians 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 942 1,382 275 2,599

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.

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