Florida Technical College: Review & Facts

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Florida Technical College is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 4,575 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1982 and is one of the 21 colleges located in Orlando, Florida.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
Fair
At Florida Technical College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Florida Technical College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Cosmetology, Medical, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
32%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Florida Technical College is very low at 32% (way below Florida average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
38 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Florida Technical College is good: 78%.

Student to faculty ratio at Florida Technical College is quite disappointing - 38:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
According to government data, 600 applications were submitted and 600 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

Florida Technical College will consider accepting credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
No
The undergraduate application fee at Florida Technical College is $125.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Florida Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (407) 447-7300 or check Florida Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Florida Technical College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at FTC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Florida Technical College.

Based on the college crime information, Florida Technical College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Florida Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Florida Technical College, 12900 Challenger Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32826, USA
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