About Wake Technical Community College

Founded in 1958, Wake Technical Community College. is a college. Located in North Carolina, which is a city setting in North Carolina, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 21,747 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Wake Technical Community College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 18:1. There are 561 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Wake Technical Community College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
SAT Range
ACT Range

Admissions at are considered , with ,5% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.

STUDENT LIFE

We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Wake Technical Community College.

6%
“We”re apathetic”
52%
“We know about current events and vote”
38%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
4%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
12%
“We save it for the classroom”
38%
“Sometimes, but not often”
44%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
6%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
2%
“I only go out in groups”
22%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
76%
“I feel extremely safe”
61%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
31%
“We bought the gear”
8%
“We live for the big game”
16%
“It”s not really our thing”
24%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
50%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
10%
“We”re a very artistic group”
0%
“Haven”t met them”
0%
“Available in class”
70%
“They keep regular office hours”
30%
“They”re always available”
80%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
18%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
2%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
22%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
66%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
12%
“We only party on weekends”
0%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
22%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
59%
“There might be people who do”
16%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
2%
“There”s a huge drug scene”
6%
“We”re apathetic”
52%
“We know about current events and vote”
38%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
4%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
12%
“We save it for the classroom”
38%
“Sometimes, but not often”
44%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
6%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
2%
“I only go out in groups”
22%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
76%
“I feel extremely safe”
61%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
31%
“We bought the gear”
8%
“We live for the big game”
16%
“It”s not really our thing”
24%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
50%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
10%
“We”re a very artistic group”
0%
“Haven”t met them”
0%
“Available in class”
70%
“They keep regular office hours”
30%
“They”re always available”
80%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
18%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
2%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
22%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
66%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
12%
“We only party on weekends”
0%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
22%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
59%
“There might be people who do”
16%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
2%
“There”s a huge drug scene”

Wake Technical Community College REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    37 Students rated on-campus housing 1.7 stars. 8 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    37 Students rated off-campus housing 3.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    50 Students rated campus food 3.3 stars. 16 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    53 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    54 Students rated class size 4.4 stars. 57 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    54 Students rated school activities 3 stars. 9 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    54 Students rated local services 3.3 stars. 17 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    53 Students rated academics 4.3 stars. 49 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of Wake Technical Community College?

65 Students rated Wake Technical Community College

Samantha - 05/20/2021

It was alright, but it was difficult to navigate when you first arrive. A lot of the advisors will tell you different things and lead you in a direction you weren't planning to go. I was attending the wrong classes for two whole semesters before I went back and was finally informed about my other options. Their library is nice I enjoyed that facility. I didn't really use other facilities. They do okay in the disability department but, you need to come super prepared because they don't always give you all the information you need at the beginning. I also had an issue with the first person I had assisting me in the disability department. Overall it's alright academically, but anything else you need assistance with they seem to be lacking in that department.

chisom - 02/05/2021

In my opinion wake tech is a free judgment zone for all ages. There are tons of resources and it is less expensive than a four year college. The teachers are willing to work with you and they are very invested in your success and academic improvement.

Victoria - 07/30/2020

I went to Wake Tech for an EMT-Basic course. The course itself was at night on the Health Sciences campus near WakeMed. The facilities were pretty decent and plenty of space for EMT lab work and practice. The course did pretty well at teaching the basics of being an EMT (shout-out to Ralph, you were great!) and I learned a lot. I also tried taking a few courses at Wake Tech rather than having to pay more/take harder classes at a different college BUT, Wake Tech dropped 2 of the summer courses without notifying me, so I didn't end up doing that. That part was a nightmare, but the EMT program is well-run and definitely worth the money.

lulu

It has many resources for students when it comes to tutoring help with people trained students in that field There are many different locations for me all the locations are within 30 mins from me and the teacher are easily accessible through email anytime

Wake Technical Community College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Wake Technical Community College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Wake Technical Community College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    Dear highschool self, You are not a freak, not broken, not damaged. You have Asperger's Syndrome and, while you don't think like other people and you see the world differently than they do, embrace that. Being an Aspie need not be a disadvanage. It is up to you to choose your path in life. College may get hard, and you will experience bumps in the road that others won't understand, but you also have a gift for finding patterns and for out-of-the-box thinking that let's you find solutions no one else can. Also, you don't have to be alone. There are people out there that will appreciate your differences and see the wonder of what you are. They are rare, like precious diamonds, but they exist and are worth finding. They can help you understand the world and succeed in college and all of your other endeavors. Be proud, younger self. Be brave. Take chances and dare to fail. Fear and confusion will be your worst enemy, but they only have the power that you give them.

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  3. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    My school is very small but it also has that as its advantage; the teachers are able to focus on the indvidual student while the student can speak with the teacher more easily.

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  4. Describe the students at your school.

    There are students from all walks of life and they all seem to get along well.

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  5. What's unique about your campus?

    Wake Tech is a very good school. They have very knowledgable staff and will work with you one on one if you need additional help. The transfer program which I am taking, allows you to be very flexible and take the courses that benefit you the most and will help you get into the university of your choice. Wake Tech offers courses in most fields of work. The school offers tons of technical training which gives you hands on experience. Wake Tech would make a great school for any and all ages, at any professional level.

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  6. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    My community college is different from other schools because it is cheaper, it's within a reasonable distance from my house, the classes are great, and they have services to help struggling students, and most of all I can transfer my credits to any college in the state of North Carolina!

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  7. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Wake Tech is well known for it's game design and engineering programs, as well as it's medical technician certifications.

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  8. What kind of person should attend this school?

    The person capable of succeeding is the kind of person who should attend this school. Wake Technical Community College is focused on providing students, regardless of age, race, or any other socioeconomic identifier, the means to attain their academic goals. For me personally, Wake Tech has enabled me to save money on my decade-long journey to finally acquiring my Bachelors degree. The same can be said for many other individuals that I have come into contact with while at Wake Tech. The type of person who strives to succeed is the one who should attend this school.

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  9. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing about my school at this point in time is that I can't be there every day! I attended a community college fresh out of high school, and I was not ready to learn. I didn't want it or think I needed it. I was smart, and I had the world available to me at the time. I wanted to explore, get out of my small home town, get a taste of the realy world. Now that I've done that I know that school is, now, the right place for me to be.

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  10. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    If you are going to be a college freshman, go onto ratemyprofessor.com. You won't regret it.

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  11. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    The worst thing about his school is the image that it gives off to the general public. Most view Wake Tech as a school where "losers" or "failures" go when they have no other options. This is not even close to true because many people, including myself, go to a school like Wake Tech for financial reasons.

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  12. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    Wake Tech really is for all types of people!

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  13. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    I brag about the amount of degrees and certificate programs that are available through the college that I attend.

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  14. What is your overall opinion of this school?

    I think that Wake Tech is a good school, a little sketchy and night so be careful.

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  15. Describe a typical weekend.

    A typical weekend consists of doing homework and hanging out with friends & family.

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  16. Describe the dorms.

    Wake Tech does't have dorms.

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  17. Tell us about your professors.

    The professors are super, nice, awesome, helpful, encouraging, and amazing.

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  18. What are the academics like at your school?

    The classes are challenging, but amazing. The professors always have office hours, where they can give extra assistance to their students. Every class will challenge each student and a student will come out of the class well prepared in that subject.

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  19. What are the most popular classes offered?

    Psychology, sociology, and British Literature are the most popular.

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  20. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    I really was not as involved as I wish I had been. The Christian/Religious groups were fun, I would bounce around and volunteer with them.

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  21. What do students complain about most?

    Parking is horrendous, unless you get to school earlier than 8am.

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Student Body

Students

55%

female

45%

male

21,747

Total Undergrad Enrollment

N/A

Total Grad Students

2%

Out-Of-State

98%

In-State

N/A

International

Organizations

N/A

Student Organizations

N/A

Fraternities

N/A

Sororities

Housing

No

On-Campus Housing

N/A

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
3%
% Black or African-American
23%
% Hispanic/Latino
10%
% White or Caucasian
49%

TUITION & AID

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

60% of students attending Wake Technical Community College receive some sort of financial aid. 40% were awarded federal grants. While 29% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

Cost Out of State

$8,912

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,500

Books and Supplies

$9,531

Room and Board

19,943

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$7,994
$30 - $48K
$8,454
$48 - $75K
$9,797
$75 - $110K
$12,254
$110K & UP
$13,125

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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