666 reviews
  1. Raleigh, NC
  2. 2 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    NG
  5. Student Experience
    B
  6. Location
    B
Wake Technical Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Scores Range
Data not available
ACT Scores Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$9,129/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,607/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,410/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,305/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,966/ year
  • $110k+
    $13,572/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.85 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.75 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.74 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,612Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
36%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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After Wake Technical Community College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
20%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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Wake Technical Community College Reviews

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Before I became severly ill with Multiple Sclerosis and prior to attending Wake Tech Community college, I attended two four year universities. Compared to those two four year universities, Wake Tech has superceeded their quality as far as having a much better quality in curriculum and helpful academic counceling! For example, I had to medically withdraw from a Cultural Anthropology class I took at N.C. State and I took the same class at Wake Tech this past semester. Although it was taught creatively at N.C. State, at Wake Tech I learned a plethora of necessary information that was not taught before. Moreover, I have found the classes at Wake Tech more extensive in their material and definitely more challenging which is great for students (like myself) whom will be transferring to a four year university. The majority of the professors are great instructors and truly care about you learning the material and passing the course. The variety of courses are conducive to what can transfer. Registering early and on time is vital! Although classes are offered on five of its campuses, due to smaller class sizes they fill up quick and availability is low! Overall, Wake Tech is a great school and I give them a two thumbs up.
I'm completing my fourth semester at Wake Tech North Campus. The Campus is new, clean, and growing. Most of the professors that taught me were helpful, well informed, and great at what they do. However, I have had several issues with Advisers. I met with three different advisers, and the first two seemed to be ill-informed about credits desired by universities. Until my last meeting with an Adviser, I was confused by exactly what credits do I need to earn and if they had to correspond with the credits required by the university etc. However, I have already seen an improvement. My most recent adviser meeting went smoothly and she provided me resources to call for any questions she was not able to answer. Most of the staff at Wake Tech are supportive and encouraging of their students. I did not expect Wake Tech courses to challenge me as much as AP classes in High School did, I am glad to be challenged and encouraged by the professors.
I believe Wake Tech is a great college. They offer many programs of study and also classes for personal interest. If you are planning on going to a community college and then transferring, Wake Tech is the one for you. It's inexpensive, the professors know what they are doing, and you will meet a wide variety of people with diverse backgrounds!