Fox Valley Technical College
Fox Valley Technical College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a suburb, in Appleton.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 11,660 students attend the school. Every year 54% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Fox Valley Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,966, and fees were $531. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,949 and $531 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb|
|Number of Students11,660|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||6||89|
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
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$132/credit|
|In State Students||$132/credit|
|Out of State Students||$198/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 63% of Fox Valley Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||2%||$1,000|
|State Grant & Scholarships||32%||$1,339|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||18%||$1,572|
|Federal Student Loans||39%||$4,662|
$10,918Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,840|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,541|
|$48,001 to $75,000$12,795|
|$75,001 to $110,000$14,249|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.