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Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC)

1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI

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Established in 1912, the Fox Valley Technical College has a humble beginning as a city vocational school that serves the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, Menasha and Oshkosh in Wisconsin. It was only in 1972 when the first FVTC campus was opened in Bluemound Drive in Grand Chute. Currently, there are more than 200 hundred courses offered in FVTC from agriculture,  aviation, business, information technology, healthcare, electronics, human services, manufacturing and public safety. Aside from teaching college students, FVTC is also active in providing refresher training courses to local employers in Wisconsin.

While the courses offered in FVTC are enough to draw in a lot of students, it is perhaps the tuition fee of the school that makes it appealing to students.  For this Academic Year (2013), Wisconsin residents are required to pay only $138 per credit while out-of-state pay $199 per credit. However, additional costs are still not included such as student insurance, books and application fees.

With its more than a hundred years of service, the Fox Valley Technical College does not falter in providing high quality education as well as training to students and skilled workforce in the local market scene.

Lastly, those who want to transfer to another university to take a four-year course can easily transfer to any of the following schools below as long as the student has met the general transfer requirements:

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,900-$4,600
    • Out-of-State: $5,800-$6,934
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $130-$150 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $190-$230 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid68%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships49%$4,639
Receiving Student Loans49%$4,962
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Fox Valley Technical College may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1977)
  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1977)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1972)
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Programs Offered

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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Fox Valley Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

    Engineering Technology

    English Language and Literature

    Health and Clinical Professions

    Interdisciplinary Studies

      Legal Professions and Studies

      Mechanic and Repair Technology

      Natural Resources and Conservation

      Personal and Culinary Services

      Precision Production

      Science Technology

      Security and Protective Services

      Transportation and Materials Moving

      Visual and Performing Arts

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      FINANCIAL AID RATE
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      STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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      DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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      FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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