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Forsyth Technical Community College is a public institution located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The location of Forsyth Tech is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

183 Undergraduate Degrees

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Forsyth 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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Forsyth Tech.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#156 Most Popular Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Forsyth Tech has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#112 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual
#221 Best Value Colleges for Registered Nursing College Factual
#226 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual

Where Is Forsyth Technical Community College?


Contact details for Forsyth Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston-Salem, NC 27103-5197
Phone: 336-723-0371

How Do I Get Into Forsyth Tech?

You can apply to Forsyth Tech online at:

Forsyth Technical Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Forsyth Technical Community College?

22% Take Out Loans
12.3% 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 Forsyth Tech, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $3,650 a year. That adds up to $14,600 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Forsyth Tech is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Forsyth Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,712 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,587 undergraduate students at Forsyth Tech, with 2,712 being full-time and 4,875 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,712 full-time undergraduates at Forsyth Tech, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 50
Black or African American 600
Hispanic or Latino 440
White 1,400
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 192

Over 24 countries are represented at Forsyth Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Vietnam, and India.

Online Learning at Forsyth Technical Community College

4,816 Took All Classes Online
6,585 Took At Least One Class Online
68.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 6,585 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Forsyth Tech has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Forsyth Tech

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Forsyth Technical Community College was 68.9%. This is the #345 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Forsyth Tech regardless of major.

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%.

Forsyth Technical Community College Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 115 0 115
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 68 68
TOTAL 115 68 183


*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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