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Fayetteville Technical Community College located in Fayetteville, is the fourth largest community college in North Carolina. FTCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is one of the 58 institutions that form the North Carolina Community College System. The school has the largest continuing education program in North Carolina. Fay Tech is adjacent to Fort Bragg and provides educational services to military servicemen. The school's goal is to provide a solid educational foundation that produces a qualified and competitive workforce and as a result is constantly reviewing programs and facilities to ensure that it is providing the most modern and relevant services possible.
FTCC offers over 113 certificate, diploma and degree programs alongside continuing education courses and transfer programs to 4 year institutions. The goal of FTCC is to provide students of all ages and backgrounds a quality education. Career training programs provide students the training and skills necessary to enter the workforce as qualified professionals in their particular area of study. Programs provide practical and classroom education, allowing for the first hand experience alongside more traditional teaching. Students will earn a certificate, diploma or degree which demonstrates competency in the area of study, and programs take between one and two years to complete.
Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the freshman and sophomore years at low monetary cost, followed by transfer to a four year institution to complete a bachelor's degree. Students must apply to a college or university to after completing their first two years and requirements for transfer will vary by school. It is recommended that students meet with a counselor prior to the start of their education to plan their curriculum to best meet the requirements of their desired school or schools.
Programs offered include:
The school also offers military and continuing education courses for interested individuals. Individuals stationed at Fort Brag may take classes through the Fort Brag Center located on the base. FTCC was one of sixteen colleges to be asked as part of the online military education program now known as the GoArmyEd program. FTCC also offers traditional and online courses for military personnel. Continuing education courses are available to individuals interested in updating their knowledge and/or skill set, need a certain amount of credit hours to renew a license or certification, or simply wish to study a topic of interest.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Interested students can apply to FTCC online. Applicants must provide all transcripts and/or GED test scores, take a placement test or provide ACT/SAT test scores and meet with a counselor to choose a program of study. As an open enrollment institution, any students who meet the minimum requirements for admission will be admitted once a application for admission is submitted.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA), the resulting student aid report (SAR) from which will be used to identify financial need, aid program eligibility, and monetary awards. Students may be asked to provide further financial information prior to the disbursement of funds. Aid must be applied for prior to the start of each academic year.
Clubs and Organizations
FTCC provides a number of clubs and organizations to interest students and broaden their interests through participation and discussion. Clubs and Organizations cover a variety of topics, often in social, cultural, academic or extracurricular areas of interest. Students are encouraged to join one or more clubs, as they promote new ideas and develop existing interests in a social environment of peers. Students may also form their own club or organization if one does not exist to meet a given interest or topic.
Clubs and organizations at FTCC include:
- Accounting Club
- Advertising Design Club
- Horticulture Club
- Veterans Club
- FTCC Game Club
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $2,300-$2,800
- Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,140
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $72-$86 per unit
- Out-of-State: $260-$320 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||82%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||70%||$5,443|
|Receiving Student Loans||46%||$5,045|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Fayetteville Technical Community College may provide student services including:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in North Carolina, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|FTCC||Cumberland County||North Carolina|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program (more info)
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1973)
- Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1971)
- Funeral Service Education Program
- Accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation (since 1975)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1970)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in North Carolina
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1976)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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