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Located in Jamestown, North Carolina, Guilford Technical Community College is a public institution. Jamestown is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

259 Undergraduate Degrees

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Guilford Technical Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Guilford Technical Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Most Popular Online Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Guilford Technical Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Guilford Technical Community College?

Location of Guilford Technical Community College

Contact details for Guilford Technical Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 601 E. Main Street, Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822
Website: www.gtcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Guilford Technical Community College?

You can apply to Guilford Technical Community College online at: https://www1.cfnc.org/applications/nc_community_college/apply.html?application_id=1499

Guilford Technical Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Guilford Technical Community College?

33% Take Out Loans
19.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Guilford Technical Community College, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $5,498 a year. That adds up to $21,992 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Guilford Technical Community College is 19.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Guilford Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,347 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,070 undergraduate students at Guilford Technical Community College, with 4,347 being full-time and 6,723 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Guilford Technical Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,347 full-time undergraduates at Guilford Technical Community College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Guilford Technical Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Guilford Technical Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Guilford Technical Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 220
Black or African American 1,473
Hispanic or Latino 493
White 1,824
International Students 49
Other Races/Ethnicities 288

Over 36 countries are represented at Guilford Technical Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Kenya, and Libya.

Online Learning at Guilford Technical Community College

2,043 Took All Classes Online
4,501 Took At Least One Class Online
2.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,501 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Guilford Technical Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 7th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Guilford Technical Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Guilford Technical Community College was 2.6%. This is the #1,401 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Guilford Technical Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Guilford Technical Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 57%
Information Technology 57%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Guilford Technical Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Guilford Technical Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology #69
Computer Information Systems #153

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Guilford Technical Community College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Information Technology 177 75 252
General Computer Programming 3 3 6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 0 1 1
General Information Science 0 0 0
Computer & IS Security 0 0 0
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 0 0 0
TOTAL 180 79 259

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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