Forsyth Technical Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Winston-Salem, NC 27103

(336) 734-7253

Fax: (336) 734-7291

Contact: Jewel Cherry

Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Winston-Salem, NC 27103

(336) 723-0371

Total undergrads: 9,144

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,355

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,002


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to health program based on school record and test scores. Health information session attendance required. SAT or ACT used for admission to health and developmental programs and for placement in other programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Graphic Design A
Interior Design A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biophysics A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Executive Assistant A,C
International Business A
Logistics/Materials Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Real Estate C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Technology A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician C
Plumbing C


Early Childhood Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Special Education A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Computer Engineering A
Computer Hardware A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Massage Therapy A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A
Diesel Mechanics C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Mechanics & Repair – General C

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Welding Technology C

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Forensic Technologies A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Forsyth Technical Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (336) 723-0371
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston-Salem, NC 27103-5197
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,695
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,819 (50% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,004
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,612
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 72%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,407

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Forsyth Technical Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Forsyth Technical Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 98
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 36
Construction Trades 6
Education 52
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 67
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 1218
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 55
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 84
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Precision Production 32
Visual and Performing Arts 22
Grand total 6765

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Forsyth Technical Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,004
Out-of-state $6,612
Books and supplies $1,700

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 447 72%
Grant or scholarship aid 369 59% $5,407
Student loan aid 435 70% $5,076

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,982 65% $3,467
Federal student loans 5,738 75% $6,304

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Forsyth Technical Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Forsyth Technical Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Forsyth Technical Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 7,695
Undergraduate enrollment 7,695
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Forsyth Technical Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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