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Wake Technical Community College is a public institution situated in Raleigh, North Carolina. Wake Technical Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

837 Undergraduate Degrees

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Wake 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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#14 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 Wake Technical Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Online Information Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Wake Technical Community College?

Location of Wake Technical Community College

Contact details for Wake Technical Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC 27603-5696
Phone: 919-866-5000
Website: www.waketech.edu/

How Do I Get Into Wake Technical Community College?

You can apply to Wake Technical Community College online at: www2.cfnc.org/exclusive.html#/applicationlogin/WakeTCC/Undergrad/WakeTCCApp

As long as you submit the requested materials to Wake Technical Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Wake Technical Community College?

22% Take Out Loans
14.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Wake Technical Community College, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $4,995 a year. That adds up to $19,980 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wake Technical Community College is 14.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Wake Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,362 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22,003 undergraduate students at Wake Technical Community College, with 7,362 being full-time and 14,641 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,362 full-time undergraduates at Wake Technical Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Wake Technical Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wake Technical Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 396
Black or African American 1,325
Hispanic or Latino 989
White 3,789
International Students 334
Other Races/Ethnicities 529

Over 90 countries are represented at Wake Technical Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Wake Technical Community College

5,474 Took All Classes Online
10,551 Took At Least One Class Online
6.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 10,551 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 2nd 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 Wake Technical Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wake Technical Community College was 6.0%. This is the #1,180 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wake Technical Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Wake 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 7%
Information Technology 7%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Wake 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 Wake Technical Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration #7
General Computer Programming #30
Computer Systems Networking #38
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications #38
Information Science #38
General Information Science #38
Computer Software & Applications #39
Computer Programming #41
Information Technology #51
Computer Information Systems #118

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%.

Wake Technical Community College Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Information Technology 643 130 8 781
Computer & IS Security 2 22 0 24
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 13 0 14
General Computer Programming 1 7 0 8
General Information Science 0 7 0 7
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 0 3 0 3
TOTAL 647 182 8 837

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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