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Florida Technical College is a private for-profit institution located in Orlando, Florida. Orlando is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

4,094 Full-Time Undergraduates
$13,500 Avg In-State Tuition

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Florida Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Florida Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Florida Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Culinary Arts Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Most Popular Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#138 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Florida Technical College?

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Contact details for Florida Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 12900 Challenger Parkway, Orlando, FL 32826
Phone: 407-447-7300
Website: www.ftccollege.edu

Can I Afford Florida Technical College?

$13,500 In-State Tuition
80% Take Out Loans
8.3% Loan Default Rate

In State Out of State
Tuition $13,500 $13,500
Fees $525 $525
Books and Supplies $500 $500

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Florida Technical College, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $6,224 a year. That adds up to $24,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Florida Technical College is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Florida Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,094 Full-Time Undergraduates
69% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,094 full-time undergraduates at Florida Technical College, 31% are male and 69% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 865
Hispanic or Latino 2,473
White 586
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 145

Over 3 countries are represented at Florida Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Belize, Pakistan, and Bahamas.

Online Learning at Florida Technical College

1,665 Took All Classes Online
3,052 Took At Least One Class Online
30,283.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,052 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Florida Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 7th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Florida Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Florida Technical College was 30,283.6%. This is the #2 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Florida Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Florida Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4%
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 6%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Florida Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Florida Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #1
Medical/Clinical Assistant #1
Medical/Health Management & Clinical Assistant/Specialist #1
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder #1
Health & Medical Administrative Services #2

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%.

Florida Technical College Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 4 475 0 479
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 58 318 0 376
Other Electrical/Electronics Maintenance & Repair Technology 153 0 0 0 153
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 88 0 88
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 68 0 68
General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts 0 0 55 0 55
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 0 0 39 0 39
Medical/Health Management & Clinical Assistant/Specialist 0 0 0 37 37
Barbering/Barber 0 0 32 0 32
Welding Technology/Welder 29 0 0 0 29
Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist 0 0 23 0 23
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 2 0 0 0 2
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 0 0 0 0 0
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0 0
Hair Styling/Stylist & Hair Design 0 0 0 0 0
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 184 62 1,098 37 1,381

References

*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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