Forsyth Technical Community College

Winston-Salem, NC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,465
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Two-year, medium // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 44.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 14.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 42.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 21.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 13.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 9.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 46.9%
Black: 26.7%
Hispanic: 17.4%
Asian: 1.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 2.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $10,809
In-State tuition: $2,152
Out-of-State tuition: $7,168

Estimated books and supplies: $1,700 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,108 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $32,261 (2017)
Median Family Income: $20,000 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 36.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 18.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $10,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $106 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $4,984
$30k-48k $5,327
$48k-75k $6,202
$75k-110k $8,018
$110k+ $10,745

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $10,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $4,751 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $5,830 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $6,332 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 42.9% (2015)
@3 year 47.1% (2017)
@5 year


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 12.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 16.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $37,031 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $39,672 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 13
Associate's Degree Homeland Security. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Carpenters. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Plumbing and Related Water Supply Services. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 23 $36,204 ($3,017)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 13 $10,840 $112
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 53 $7,916 $97 $38,060 ($3,172) $36,299 ($3,025)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 9
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 1
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 24 $26,801 ($2,233)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 10
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 8 $50,852 ($4,238)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 31 $17,167 $151 $27,290 ($2,274) $30,966 ($2,581)
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 38 $20,915 $212 $33,415 ($2,785) $34,606 ($2,884)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 3
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 11 $32,235 ($2,686)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 14
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 71 $13,588 $106 $52,337 ($4,361) $53,919 ($4,493)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 44 $18,682 $156 $23,495 ($1,958) $26,466 ($2,206)
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 31 $24,750 $206 $24,360 ($2,030) $29,169 ($2,431)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 12
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 123 $19,748 $135 $60,441 ($5,037) $61,625 ($5,135)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 65 $15,550 $101 $45,265 ($3,772) $53,988 ($4,499)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 22 $18,908 $27,923 ($2,327)
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 56 $13,641 $161 $32,677 ($2,723) $42,950 ($3,579)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 3
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Associate's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 2
Associate's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 1
Associate's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 3
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 2
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 34 $17,101 $138 $24,799 ($2,067)
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 16 $22,337 $26,391 ($2,199)
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 9
Associate's Degree Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 7
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 5
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 7
Associate's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Nanotechnology. 4
Associate's Degree Nanotechnology. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 2
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 14 $16,702
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 24
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 451 $9,500 $99 $24,241 ($2,020) $33,291 ($2,774)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Biotechnology. 1
Associate's Degree Biotechnology. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 39 $21,066 $44,510 ($3,709)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 37 $35,268 ($2,939)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 1
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 2
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 10
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 2
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 16 $21,667 ($1,806)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 1
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 37 $9,707 $90
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 30 $16,616 $144 $33,248 ($2,771)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 1
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 4
Associate's Degree Information Science/Studies. 2


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $50,868
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $1,118,059 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $1,111,996 (2022)