Forsyth Technical Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,920

0.735% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,166

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

22%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

7,756

39.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

17.1%

120 Graduates

About

Forsyth Technical Community College is a higher education institution located in Forsyth County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Forsyth Technical Community College were .

In 2017, 1,550 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Forsyth Technical Community College. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (993 degrees), 2.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (342 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Forsyth Technical Community College is $1,920, which is $-5,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Forsyth Technical Community College is $1,920, which is $-5,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,166.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,920

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Forsyth Technical Community College was $1,920. The cost of tuition at Forsyth Technical Community College is $-5,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,166

2017 Value

14.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Forsyth Technical Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,166. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Forsyth Technical Community College grew by 14.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,239

Room and Board

$1,025

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Forsyth Technical Community College was of $4,239 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,025. The cost of room and board decreased by 32.7% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

18%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Forsyth Technical Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 31.3% with respect to 2016, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

22%

2016 Default Rate

273

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Forsyth Technical Community College was 22%, which represents 273 out of the 1241 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Forsyth Technical Community College has a total enrollment of 7,756 students. The full-time enrollment at Forsyth Technical Community College is 3,054 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,702. This means that 39.4% of students enrolled at Forsyth Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Forsyth Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.5% White, 22.9% Black or African American, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.93% Two or More Races, 2.04% Asian, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Forsyth Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (27.2%) and Black or African American Female (12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Forsyth Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,756 students. The full-time enrollment at Forsyth Technical Community College is 3,054 and the part-time enrollment is 4,702. This means that 39.4% of students enrolled at Forsyth Technical Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Forsyth Technical Community College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Forsyth Technical Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,384

  2. Black or African American

    1,779

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    901

The enrolled student population at Forsyth Technical Community College is 56.5% White, 22.9% Black or African American, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.93% Two or More Races, 2.04% Asian, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 191 students (2.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 382 more women than men received degrees from Forsyth Technical Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Forsyth Technical Community College are white (993 degrees awarded). There were 2.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (342 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Forsyth Technical Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Forsyth Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (37 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Forsyth Technical Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (69,896 people), Other managers (53,612 people), Software developers (26,010 people), Chief executives & legislators (18,354 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (16,982 people).

The most specialized majors at Forsyth Technical Community College are Communication Technologies (37 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (399 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (60 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Forsyth Technical Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Forsyth Technical Community College are Communication Technologies (37 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (399 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (60 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Forsyth Technical Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (112,276 people), Computer Systems Design (59,790 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (39,333 people), Construction (37,699 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (33,044 people).

The most specialized majors at Forsyth Technical Community College are Communication Technologies (37 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (399 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (60 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Forsyth Technical Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Forsyth Technical Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 584

  2. 966

In 2017, 584 degrees were awarded to men at Forsyth Technical Community College, which is 0.605 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (966).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 142 degrees were awarded to men at Forsyth Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.673 times less than the 211 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 211 degrees were awarded to women at Forsyth Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.49 times more than the 142 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

12%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 2% of students graduating from Forsyth Technical Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Forsyth Technical Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.833% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    993 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    342 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Forsyth Technical Community College is white (993 degrees awarded). There were 2.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (342 degrees).

1.42% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    580 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    413 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    259 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Forsyth Technical Community College is white female (580 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (413 degrees).

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Operations

Forsyth Technical Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.17M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $47.6k (4.09%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Forsyth Technical Community College had a total salary expenditure of $81M. Forsyth Technical Community College employs 226 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Forsyth Technical Community College are Female Instructors (128), Male Instructors(98), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Forsyth Technical Community College are: Management, with 115 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 109 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.17M

2017 Endowment

5.94%

decline from 2016

Forsyth Technical Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.17M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Forsyth Technical Community College declined 5.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.49M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Forsyth Technical Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$39M

2017 Salaries

1.43%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Forsyth Technical Community College paid a median of $39M in salaries, which represents 48.2% of their overall expenditure ($81M) and a 1.43% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.663% decline from 2015 and a 0.305% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11M

Instructional Salaries

226

Number of Employees

In 2017, Forsyth Technical Community College paid a total of $11M to 226 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

226 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

115 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Forsyth Technical Community College were Instructor with 226 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Forsyth Technical Community College were Management with 115 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 109 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Forsyth Technical Community College was Female Instructor with 128 employees, Male Instructor with 98 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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