Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Wake Technical Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Wake Technical Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$8,607|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$9,410|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$10,305|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$12,966|
Typical room charge for academic year: -
Typical board charge for academic year: -
Combined charge for room and board: -
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
9784 of Wake Technical Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 46 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Wake Technical Community College number 24 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in North Carolina.
Students at Wake Technical Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||96.94%||$5,048|
|$30,001 - $48,000||95.03%||$4,590|
|$48,001 - $75,000||89.84%||$3,114|
|$75,001 - $110,000||39.08%||$848|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in Wake Technical Community College.
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
- Member of National Athletic Association
- Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
Wake Technical Community College graduation rate is below the national average.
15% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Wake Technical Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Wake Technical Community College is 18:1, that means that for every 18 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Percent of international students
Students enrollment in distance education
In Wake Technical Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Wake Technical Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in North Carolina.
The percentage of crimes on Main Campus
The campus located by 9101 Fayetteville Rd address in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Wake Technical Community College with 0.03% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Main Campus is burglary.
The percentage of crimes on Northern Wake Campus
The campus located by 6600 Louisburg Rd address in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Northern Wake Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Wake Technical Community College with 0.02% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Northern Wake Campus are burglary and aggravated assault.
Number of degree programs offered
This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 196 universities in North Carolina state, with one of the highest number of Associate's degree and less than 1-year certificate programs offered.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 101 distance learning programs that are offered in the Wake Technical Community College: 53 are for less than 1-year certificate programs, 36 - for Associate's degree and 12 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the North Carolina state average data to help you compare.
Wake Technical Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 16913 students with 507398 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Wake Technical Community College
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Wake Technical Community College
great school but i did not study hard. my gpa went below couldnt raise it up. so i had to quit this school. other wise its a good school. wish i had the chance of graduating from here. :(Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
This school is owned and operated by the good ol' boys of North Carolina, the institution does not care about the students, soley their profits. It actually does not deserve any stars. My first semester a teacher gave me a 98, only listed positive feedback, when asked why she deducted points she stated she never intended on giving anyone a 100. This has been the consistent tone of most interactions faculty and staff. Many of them are racists, cannot interact with students of color as they do their own, I have observed this throughout my three years here. They do not expect for students to advocate for themselves, which is why many of them behave the way they do. Furthermore, the schools in NC have colluded to make it difficult for students who have ALREADY earned bachelors in fields that are beyond their small scope to earn additional degrees. For example, I was told by John Bakken that the school will not transfer courses that are within an area of study if they are too specific. In other words, because the classes I took are beyond the scope of what Wake Tech is capable of teaching I would have to take entry level classes. But in the beginning showed how much he lacked respect for me by not even having the professional decency to shake my hand when we met, he definitely exudes the energy of someone who does not socialize with people different from himself. These decisions were obviously made to guarantee income from students who want to continue their education. If this is not indicative of snake like behavior, I do not know what is. I realize this is an affordable option for most, but if you can avoid it do not give this institution your money or time.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
4/5 stars for the professors at Wake Tech, they are all so intelligent and helpful! 1/5 stars for the other faculty and staff. Every time I communicate with the staff at Wake Tech, they speak to me in such a disrespectful tone, like I am the dumbest person on earth. They will go to no efforts to help you or answer any of your questions. And they always look so sad, like they hate their job. Never seen anything like it before.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I had the best experience last semester. I am a non-traditional student going back to school after a long duration away from academics. Wake Tech staff are so carring about my needs and struggles. I felt so encouraged to not give up on myself even when learning to use devices and media made it very hard at times. I am starting my second semester next week and am very excited to continue working with this wonderful staff and facility. I know I will have an even greater experience. Thank you all so very much. Sincerely, Sherri LaVerdiereSource of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
It’s okay. The professors are amazing. There’s not many food options on this campus. The thing I’m not happy about is that it can take a student longer than 2 years to transfer. I’m going for an associates degree because once you transfer to an in state or out of state, the credits will transfer. Students will be able to work in the backbone in their major instead of the grunt work courses (GEN ED.) Students looking to go to the Wake Tech should get a tour first before deciding to come here. This is a really great community college! Study for the placement exam or else you will be placed in classes that you don’t need to take. It happened to me! The social life is okay, there is minimal clubs.. If Wake tech had a faster option available, to complete all courses to transfer, I would give it 5 stars!Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 9101 Fayetteville Road
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +9198665000
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: waketech.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
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Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
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