Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, WI 54912

Located in Appleton, Wisconsin, Fox Valley Technical College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Wisconsin Technical College System that operates 10 campuses in Eau Claire, Appleton, Cleveland, Madison, Milwaukee, Fond du Lac, Rhinelander, Wausau, Green Bay, Fennimore.

Fox Valley Technical College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Fox Valley Technical College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,911 and fees $525. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,866 and $525 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. BSN
  4. ADN

    The Fox Valley Technical College ADN Program prepares students to offer direct care in a range of healthcare settings. The program is fully approved by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.

    The Fox Valley Nursing program requires a total of 70 credits for graduation out of which 38 need to be credits earned in nursing courses while the remaining 32 credits consist of general education and elective credits.

    Students can complete general education classes and theoretical classes at the Fox Valley campuses. Clinical experience will be offered by the school’s faculty at a range of health care facilities in the community.

    Students in the nursing program will be required to allocate 21 to 26 hours every week for in class instruction, laboratory sessions and clinical practice.

    Requirements for Admission:

    • Applicants are expected to attend a mandatory information session
    • Official high school transcripts or GED equivalency certificate
    • Skills Assessment
    • Applicants admitted to the ADN program will be required to meet the following requirements:
      • Current CNA license
      • Accuplacer Scores
      • Clinical Documentation Policy
      • Complete General Education Requirements

    Students who successful complete the requirements of the program will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Licensure exam. The State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing can impose a restriction on the license of candidates who fail a criminal background check.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 502
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 80
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 86

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Fox Valley Technical College

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
24.19 miles away
Moraine Park Technical College
34.44 miles away
Lakeshore Technical College
42.8 miles away
Mid-State Technical College
65.83 miles away
Northcentral Technical College
75.91 miles away
Waukesha County Technical College
84.35 miles away
Milwaukee Area Technical College
89.71 miles away
Nicolet Area Technical College
103.03 miles away
West Shore Community College
106.78 miles away
Gateway Technical College
119.82 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1980 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,165
30k to 48k$9,303
48k to 75k$12,142
75k to 110k$13,776
Over 110k$14,175
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $130.00 $195.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Long Term Care Nursing Scholarships for Wisconsin Residents

The purpose of this scholarship is to promote long term care nursing.  Eligibility Criteria  The applicant must be a Wisconsin resident. The applicant must have [...]

Ione & Vincent Berg Family Scholarship

Applicant must be a Fox Valley Technical College student enrolled in the culinary arts program or hotel restaurant management program who has maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA and has financial need.

David & Eleanor Gasser Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue post-secondary education. Preference given to those entering the fields of fire science, EMT, nursing and [...]

Judy Bender Scholarship for Nursing

Applicant must be a non-traditional student enrolled in a nursing program at Fox Valley Technical College who is currently taking core nursing classes.

John D. and Virginia Riesch Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens. They must be full-time students enrolled in a medical school or nursing degree program at an accredited Wisconsin college or university. Rising undergraduate [...]

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing
Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N Bluemound Dr
Appleton, WI 54912

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