Forsyth Technical Community College provides students with exceptional technical education and training as well as college transfer, adult basic education, and continuing and corporate education programs to develop a globally competitive workforce. The college responds to student, employer and community needs with innovative, flexible programs and service delivery.
|200+ Curriculum Programs
- 68 Associate in Applied Science Degrees
- 21 College Transfer Degrees; Associate in Arts, Fine Arts, Science or General Education
- 38 Diplomas
- 74 Certificates
- 21 Programs available entirely online
(Fall 2011 - Summer 2012)
Number of Credit Students Served: 13,907
Number of Graduates: 1,324 (833 Associate Degrees, 188 Diplomas and 313 Certificates totaling 1,444 credentials)
Number of Economic & Workforce Development Students Served:
- Asian or Pacific Islander...1.5%
- Black, Non-Hispanic...32.6%
- White, Non-Hispanic...56.5%
- Average age: 28
- Female: 61%, Male: 39%
- Employed, at least part-time: 52%
- From Forsyth County: 69%, From Stokes County: 8%, Other: 23%
- Students enrolled full-time: 47%
- Students enrolled part-time: 53%
- Students receiving financial aid: 59%
- Duplicated: 70,548
- Unduplicated: 24,578
- 52% enrollment growth between fall 2006 and fall 2011
- Largest Health Technology program of any community college in North Carolina
- Richard Childress Race Car Technology Program oldest and largest Race Car Technology program of any community college in North Carolina
- Leading institution in the North Carolina Motorsports Training Initiative
- Only degreed community college Nanotechnology Program in North Carolina
- 9th lowest net price for attendance of all 2-year public colleges in the U.S. (U. S. Department of Education ranking)
- Recognition of North Carolina Community College System Exceptional Institutional Performance rating for 2009-2010 and 2010-2011
|Economic & Workforce Development
- Business and Industry Training
- Computer Technology
- Customized and Corporate Training
- Distance Learning Opportunities – Online Classes
- Educational Career Center/Joblink
- Health, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Service Operations
- International Center
- Industrial Technology
- JobsNOW Occupational Training
- Literacy Education and ESL
- Personal Enrichment
- Professional Development
- Small Business Center – Entrepreneurial Training & Counseling Services
- Vocational and Technical Programs
(Please send correspondence for all locations to Main Campus for distribution.)
- Main Campus – 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 (14 Buildings): 508,463 sq. feet
- West Campus – 1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem, NC: 78,490 sq. feet
- Forsyth Tech Stokes County Center – 1165 Dodgetown Road, Walnut Cove, NC: 18,500 sq. feet
- International Center of Forsyth Tech – Forsyth County Public Library, 660 West 5th Street, Winston-Salem, NC: 2,200 sq. feet
- Northwest Forsyth Center – 3111 Big Oaks Drive, King, NC: 58,311 sq. feet
- Renovated Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools Administration Offices/Career Center – 1605 Miller Street, Winston-Salem, NC: 90,000 sq. feet (Opening 2013) and 214,00 sq. feet (Opening in 2015)
- Small Business Center – Chamber Building, 601 West 4th Street, Winston-Salem, NC: 3,644 sq. feet
- Grady P. Swisher Center – 1251 Dudley Products Boulevard, Kernersville, NC: 40,436 sq. feet
- Transportation Technology Center – 4253 North Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC: 122,500 sq. feet
- Mazie S. Woodruff Center – 4905 Lansing Drive, Winston-Salem, NC: 40,436 sq. feet
- Total Space: 1,159,398 sq. feet
- Library Collection of more than 46,000 books, 25,000 e-books, 176 periodical subscriptions, and more than 18,000 online periodical resources.
- Learning Center features tutoring services, academic testing make-up, and computer labs.
- Mechtild Montgomery Language Lab contains 20 computers for access to Rosetta Stone software. The lab is available to all staff, students and alumni.
- Cooperative (Co-op) Education program allows Forsyth Tech students to integrate classroom study with supervised, work-related learning in an actual work environment. Businesses, government, and public and private agencies host qualified workers, allowing them to benefit not only from the student worker's contribution to overall productivity, but by having early access to students who will be entering the workforce.
- Distance Learning Courses deliver instructional content to learners across distance and time through the use of technology. Various program courses are delivered by interactive televideo, interactive Web conference, online or hybrid (partially via the internet and partially on campus.)
(July 2010-June 2011)
- Total Budget: $100,213,950
- Full-time employees: 526
- Part-time employees: 1,016
- Blynn Holocaust Collection
- Richard Childress Race Car Technology Program
- Joyce E. Glass Associate Degree Nursing Program
- Robert F. Joyce School of Justice
- Len B. Preslar, Jr. School of Allied Health
- Paul M. Wiles School of Nursing
- Dorothy L. Lougee Nursing Assistant Program provides support to certified nursing assistant students. The program was endowed by the generosity of V. B. Lougee.
- James A. Rousseau II Minority Male Mentoring Program provides academic, social and motivational support to minority male students. The program also seeks to provide practical knowledge of budgeting, investing, savings and other life management skills.
- Montgomery Tucker Fund awards grants from the fund to faculty to further their education/professional development. Inspired by the dedication of Forsyth Tech's faculty members, Mrs. Mary Tucker endowed the Montgomery Tucker Faculty Development Fund.
- Shugart Women's Center at Forsyth Tech promotes the educational, personal and professional development of women attending Forsyth Tech by providing advocacy, referrals, information and resources to assist in achieving postive outcomes.
- Thomas H. Davis iTEC Center provides computer training for employees at local companies and teachers in Forsyth and Stokes Counties as well as surrounding counties. It also provides computer training for students and parents.
- William Henry Moser Family Paralegal Program has a dedicated classroom renovated to use state-of-the-art computers and technology needed in this profession. The program was endowed by the generosity of William and Hilda Moser.
||September 14, 2012
|Hours of Operation
||Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except during the summer)
2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103-5197
Linea en Español: 336.734.7742
Available data as of September 14, 2012:
Forsyth Technical Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Forsyth Technical Community College.
The Commission can be contacted to file a third-party comment during the time of the College’s decennial review or to file a complaint if there is evidence appearing to support the College’s non-compliance with a requirement or standard. All other inquiries about the College should be addressed directly to the College. 98012/9-12