Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, WI 54912
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students11,660
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

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
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 68
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 6 89
Certificate 68 388
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 96.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 97.2%

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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
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$132/credit
In State Students$132/credit
Out of State Students$198/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $5,940 $5,940 $8,910
ADN 70 $9,240 $9,240 $13,860
BSN 125 $16,500 $16,500 $24,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

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
Pell Grant 30% $3,760
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,000
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $1,339
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,572
Federal Student Loans 39% $4,662
Private Loans 4% $11,165


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
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
Over $110,000$14,635

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N Bluemound Dr
Appleton, WI 54912

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