Wake Technical Community College: Ranking & Review

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Wake Technical Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)22,49410,24812,246

10,158 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5,531 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Wake Technical Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Wake Technical Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Wake Technical Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$2,432$8,576
Fees for full-time undergraduates$336$336
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$76$268

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1,5041,504
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1,2611,261
Health Professions and Related Programs669669
Visual and Performing Arts598598
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services391391
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields322322
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians286286
Construction Trades211211
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service199199
Personal and Culinary Services187187
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences7070
Precision Production5858
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2626
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1414
Architecture and Related Services77
Transportation and Materials Moving44
Natural Resources and Conservation33
Legal Professions and Studies11
Grand Total6,0756,075

A total of 6,075 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wake Technical Community College.

Graduation rate16%15%17%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,622
Instructional FTE693
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.waketech.edu
Address9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27603-5696
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population440,000