Guilford Technical Community College

Guilford Technical Community College

Guilford Technical Community College is a community college situated in Guilford County, North Carolina. This 2-year accredited university, with more than 40,000 students, offer various adult literacy programs, personal enhancement courses, college transfer programs and certificates to its students.

The university started in 1958 with just about 50 students. GTCC is a part of North Carolina Community College System and has campus locations in:

  • Jamestown
  • Greensboro
  • High Point
  • The Aviation Center (at the Piedmont Triad International Airport)
  • The Small Business Center

GTCC's sports teams are known as the Titans. The university presently offers facilities for men's basketball and baseball and women's volleyball.

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Contacting Guilford Technical Community College

Guilford Technical Community College
601 High Point Rd
Jamestown , NC 27282
General Phone: (336) 334-4822

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts159liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Medical Support and Technology143dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, surgical tech, mental health services tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine112EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Administration91health unit coordinator, medical office management, medical transcription
Mechanics and Repair87HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, avionics maintenance, vehicle maintenance
Education and Teaching86education, early childhood education, education courses
Business and Management84business management, logistics, accounting technology, human resources
Security and Law Enforcement77criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Computer Science and Engineering61information technology, computer programming, information science, systems analyst, computer networking, network management
Engineering Technician47architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, telecommunications tech, electromechanical tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech, surveying tech
Photography and Commercial Art46commercial art
Construction Trades29carpentry, electrician, property management, plumbing
Therapy and Counseling27physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Cooking and Culinary Arts26chef training
Media26recording arts tech
Beauty and Cosmetology24cosmetology
Law23legal assistant
Production Trades20upholsterer, machine shop assistant, welding
Office and Administration12office management
Agricultural Science and Management7agricultural machine operation
Hospitality7hotel management
Landscaping and Horticulture4turf management
Science and Laboratory Technician1biology tech, chemical tech
Transportation0commercial pilot and flight crew

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree73253
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years43246
Award of less than 1 academic year353

Guilford Technical Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Guilford Technical Community College had a total enrollment of 10,571 students (8,889 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 51%
Black 37%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 23%
20-21 17%
22-24 15%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina99%

Guilford Technical Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 40 %

Guilford Technical Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Jamestown, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,506
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,628
Books and supplies $ 1,020

Financial Aid:
Guilford Technical Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 483800)

Guilford Technical Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track142134

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year142$52,985134$52,107
All faculty totalacademic year142$52,985134$52,107

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

Guilford Technical Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Logistics and Materials Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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

Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

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

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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What Sets Guilford Technical Community College Apart:

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

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