Forsyth Technical Community College: Review & Facts

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Forsyth Technical Community College is a large two-year, public school with 8,400 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1960 and is one of the 11 colleges located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
98
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Forsyth Technical Community College.

Forsyth Technical Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 98 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Management, Nursing, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
60%
Fair
It is worthwhile 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 good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Forsyth Technical Community College is relatively low at 60% (close to North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Forsyth Technical Community College is very low: 18%.

Student to faculty ratio at Forsyth Technical Community College is good: 10:1. Learn more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,700
Low
Average tuition costs are low, $6,500 per year. The additional fees at Forsyth Technical Community College beyond tuition are around $200; which makes it a total of $6,700 a year.

Read the details about Forsyth Technical Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Forsyth Technical Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (336) 723-0371 or check Forsyth Technical Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Forsyth Technical Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Forsyth Technical Community College, 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at Forsyth Technical Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Forsyth Technical Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Forsyth Technical Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Forsyth Technical Community College, 2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197, USA
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