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Wake Technical Community College Overview

Wake Technical Community College is a public institution situated in Raleigh, North Carolina. Wake Technical Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Wake Technical Community College Known For?

7,276 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Wake Technical Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 45% of the faculty were full-time.

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Wake Technical Community College Rankings

Out of the 64 colleges in North Carolina, Wake Technical Community College is ranked at #12.

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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Most Popular Online 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 Wake Technical Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Online Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Online Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Wake Technical Community College?

Location of Wake Technical Community College

Contact details for Wake Technical Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC 27603-5696
Phone: 919-866-5000
Website: www.waketech.edu/

How Do I Get Into Wake Technical Community College?

You can apply to Wake Technical Community College online at: www2.cfnc.org/exclusive.html#/applicationlogin/WakeTCC/Undergrad/WakeTCCApp

As long as you submit the requested materials to Wake Technical Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Wake Technical Community College?

22% Take Out Loans
14.5% Loan Default Rate

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 Wake Technical Community College, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $4,995 a year. That adds up to $19,980 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wake Technical Community College is 14.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Wake Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,611 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,872 undergraduate students at Wake Technical Community College, with 7,611 being full-time and 14,261 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,611 full-time undergraduates at Wake Technical Community College, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Wake Technical Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wake Technical Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 396
Black or African American 1,418
Hispanic or Latino 971
White 3,914
International Students 380
Other Races/Ethnicities 532

Over 90 countries are represented at Wake Technical Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Wake Technical Community College

5,474 Took All Classes Online
10,551 Took At Least One Class Online
6.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 10,551 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 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 Wake Technical Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wake Technical Community College was 6.0%. This is the #1,597 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wake Technical Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 7%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1%
Liberal Arts General Studies 1%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mechanical Engineering Technology #6
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology #7
Industrial Production Technology #15
Design & Applied Arts #33
Information Science #38
Computer Systems Networking #38
Computer Software & Applications #39
Computer Programming #41
Visual & Performing Arts #69
Human Development & Family Studies #84
Human Resource Management #94
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #104
Engineering Technologies #106
Computer Information Systems #118
Accounting #180
Teacher Education Grade Specific #188
Health & Medical Administrative Services #226
Computer & Information Sciences #268
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #342
Liberal Arts General Studies #342
Education #448

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%.

Wake 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 1,484 0 1,484
Business Administration & Management 794 220 6 1,020
Computer Information Systems 643 130 8 781
Design & Applied Arts 514 72 1 587
Accounting 412 60 4 476
Criminal Justice & Corrections 237 72 0 309
Teacher Education Grade Specific 191 54 12 257
Health & Medical Administrative Services 100 125 8 233
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 129 53 8 190
General Engineering 0 135 0 135
Nursing 0 131 0 131
Industrial Production Technology 95 24 0 119
Building Management & Inspection 97 19 0 116
Mechanical Engineering Technology 95 19 0 114
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 74 22 17 113
Precision Metal Working 98 9 6 113
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 100 8 0 108
Culinary Arts 72 32 3 107
Allied Health Professions 12 51 13 76
Mental & Social Health Services 36 27 0 63
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 24 38 62
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 41 12 8 61
Hospitality Management 43 10 0 53
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 37 12 4 53
Human Development & Family Studies 50 0 0 50
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 34 14 0 48
Cosmetology 26 9 7 42
Electronics Engineering Technology 27 11 0 38
Dental Support Services 0 15 23 38
Architectural Engineering Technology 27 8 0 35
Fire Protection 27 7 0 34
Ground Transportation 29 0 1 30
Engineering-Related Technologies 21 6 0 27
Information Technology 2 22 0 24
Plumbing & Water Supply 12 0 10 22
Civil Engineering Technology 17 2 0 19
Agricultural Mechanization 0 8 8 16
Health & Physical Education 6 9 0 15
Human Resource Management 2 12 0 14
Computer Systems Networking 1 13 0 14
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 14 0 0 14
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 13 13
Computer Programming 1 7 0 8
Information Science 0 7 0 7
Computer Software & Applications 0 3 0 3
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
General Education 1 0 0 1
Computer Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 4,117 2,961 198 7,276

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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