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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,576 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
36.1% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
283 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Wake Technical Community College is $2,432, which is $790 less than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $8,576, which is 352% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,640 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,771.

In 2016, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Wake Technical Community College has a total enrollment of 21,747 students. The full-time enrollment at Wake Technical Community College is 7,846 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,901. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Wake Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wake Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49% White, 23.5% Black or African American, 9.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.25% Two or More Races, 3% Asian, 0.48% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wake Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (10.2%), followed by White Female (8.07%) and Black or African American Female (4.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 367 more women than men graduated from Wake Technical Community College. The majority of students graduating from Wake Technical Community College are White. These 2,504 graduates mean that there were 3.04 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 823 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Wake Technical Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,157 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 114 graduates and General Business Administration & Management with 108 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Wake Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Construction, with 92 graduates, followed by Liberal Arts & Humanities with 1,175 graduates and Visual & Performing Arts with 325 graduates.


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Wake Technical Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.99M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13,890 (0.35%), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Wake Technical Community College had a total expenditure of $158M. Of that $158M, they spent $80.9M on salaries and $21M on benefits.

Wake Technical Community College employs 548 No academic ranks, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Wake Technical Community College are Female No academic ranks (329), Male No academic ranks (219), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wake Technical Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 233 employees, Management, with 173 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 98 employees.



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