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Study at Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College is the technical (community) college for the Appleton, Wisconsin area. FVTC is a member of the 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System. It was established in 1967. The college was awarded the Continuous Quality Improvement Network's Pacesetter Award for Excellence in Education, 2002. The main campus of FVTC is located in Appleton and the second campus is in Oshkosh. Fox Valley Tech also has smaller regional centres located in Clintonville, Chilton, Neenah, Waupaca, and Wautoma. FVTC offers over 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs in various fields of study. The athletic teams of FVTC are known as Foxes.

Profile of Fox Valley Technical CollegeThe main campus of Fox Valley Technical College is in Appleton, WI (a medium-sized suburb). The school is a public school. Fox Valley Technical College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to nursing and emergency medicine.

Fox Valley Technical College Selectivity

Fox Valley Technical College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Fox Valley Technical College had 7, 624 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school.

Fox Valley Technical College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine753nursing assistant, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Security and Law Enforcement181criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, criminal justice and administration
Transportation161truck and bus driver, commercial pilot and flight crew
Business and Management140marketing, accounting, operations management, business administration, banking, accounting technology, human resources, financial services marketing
Computer Science and Engineering110computer networking, computer programming, webmastering, systems analyst
Medical Support and Technology104medical coding, dental assistant, medical assistant, dental hygienist
Mechanics and Repair78automobile mechanics, heavy equipment maintenance, vehicle maintenance, autobody repair, avionics maintenance, small engine mechanics
office and Administration70general office occupations, administrative assistant
Engineering Technician66manufacturing tech, electronics tech, electromechanical tech, mechanical drafting, industrial tech, instrumentation tech, hydraulics tech
Construction Trades60electrician, carpentry
Production Trades49welding, machine shop assistant, cabinetmaking
Design38interior design
Cooking and Culinary Arts35restaurant and catering management, food prep and kitchen assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy28occupational therapist assistant
Media24printing press operation, graphic communications, printing equipment operation
Agricultural Science and Management21agricultural supply, agricultural mechanization, agricultural production
Conservation and Resource Management20conservation
Landscaping and Horticulture20horticultural business
Hospitality17hospitality management
Medical administration16medical transcription
Education and Teaching16early childhood Education
Liberal Arts7sign language translation, technical and business writing
Therapy and Counselling6substance abuse Counselling
Contact: Fox Valley Technical CollegeFox Valley Technical College

1825 N Bluemound Dr

Appleton, WI 54912-2277

General Phone: (920) 735-5600


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