Forsyth Technical Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College

Serving both Forsyth and Stokes counties, Forsyth Technical Community College is a 2-year public community college in North Carolina. FTCC is one of the largest colleges in the North Carolina Community College System.

In addition to a main campus, the college comprises an auxiliary west campus along with 6 other locations. Forsyth Tech also holds distance learning classes.

Forsyth Tech offers more than 175 programs of study leading to associates degrees, certificates or diplomas in a wide variety of fields. FTCC's Curriculum Programs include Associate in Applied Science Degrees, College Transfer Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and Programs that are available entirely on-line.

Student publications include the 'Student Academic Planner' and the student newsletter 'Technically Speaking.'

Forsyth Tech offers a number of extracurricular opportunities. Intramural teams participate in coed volleyball and basketball. Students are also offered sports such as golf tournaments, bowling leagues and ice skating opportunities.

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Contacting Forsyth Technical Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Pky
Winston Salem , NC 27103-5197
General Phone: (336) 723-0371

Forsyth Technical Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology126dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, cardiovascular tech, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine121EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts105liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Mechanics and Repair96HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Business and Management89business management, logistics, electronic commerce, accounting, international business
Education and Teaching82early childhood education
Medical Administration61medical office management, medical records tech, medical transcription
Security and Law Enforcement54criminal justice and safety, forensic science, fire protection tech
Engineering Technician48architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, computer hardware tech
Production Trades41machine shop assistant, welding
Computer Science and Engineering39computer and info science, information technology, computer applications programming, information science, computer networking
Law33legal assistant
Medicine31health professions
Science and Laboratory Technician23biology tech
Construction Trades22carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Therapy and Counseling15massage therapy
Landscaping and Horticulture12applied horticulture
Design10interior design, graphic design
Office and Administration10office management
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Media0animation and special effects

Number of programs and degrees for Forsyth Technical Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year25532
Associate's degree62147
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14323

Forsyth Technical Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Forsyth Technical Community College had a total enrollment of 7,276 students (6,133 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 28%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 20%
20-21 15%
22-24 12%
25-29 13%
30-34 9%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Forsyth Technical Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 29 %

Forsyth Technical Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Winston-Salem, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Forsyth Technical Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,414
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,536
Books and supplies $ 904

Financial Aid:
Forsyth Technical Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 531700)

Forsyth Technical Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track71112

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year71$44,797112$43,828
All faculty totalacademic year71$44,797112$43,828

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Forsyth Technical Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Hardware Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate


Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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