Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, Wisconsin


Knowledge That Works

Fox Valley Technical College has been the college of choice in this community for over 100 years. You get high-tech occupational training for the workplace of today, whether you’re preparing for a new career or sharpening your job skills. With over 200 programs to choose from, you can put your career on the fast track.

Whether you are just beginning your higher education journey after high school, changing careers, or looking to enhance your skills, we will be with you every step of the way. Our strong history of providing relevant training for the region’s workforce exemplifies the staying power and importance of technical education to our communities. Our students receive individualized attention from talented and experienced faculty who prepare them for rewarding careers in today’s skills-based economy.

Even in a tough economy, our most recent job placement follow-up studies show that 89% of our alumni are employed within six months of graduation. The earning potential of our graduates is at an all-time high. These studies also reveal that FVTC graduates have experienced a 33% increase in salary within five years of graduation. If the workforce isn’t the next step after graduation, then a four-year degree is a viable option thanks to several credit transfer options here in the region and beyond.

Housing Options

Fox Valley Technical College does not offer on-campus housing options. The International Student Services Office provides assistance for international students looking for housing while studying at FVTC. There are three housing options available to you:

1. Hotel Accommodations (extended stay)

2. Host Family

3. Apartment

So why choose FVTC?

Our grads get jobs. Jobs they love. High graduate employment rates average about 90%, and 97% of our grads approve of their FVTC education. Why? Because they’re getting hands-on, current training for the careers of today.

Study at Fox Valley Technical College

There are 256 programmes to choose from at Fox Valley Technical College. The categories you can find these programme options are:

  • Agriculture, Horticulture & Natural Resources (30 programmes); 
  • Aviation (4 programmes); 
  • Business, Management & Finance (35 programmes); 
  • Construction (15 programmes); 
  • Culinary & Hospitality (3 programmes); 
  • Engineering & Electronic Related Technologies (32 programmes)
  • Health Science (17 programmes)
  • Human Services (8 programmes)
  • Information Technology (16 programmes)
  • Manufacturing (24 programmes)
  • Marketing, Sales & Service (12 programmes)
  • Printing Technologies (7 programmes)
  • Public Safety (27 programmes)
  • Transportation (23 programmes)
  • General, Global & Individualized Studies (12 programmes)

Tuition & Fees

US$   5,500 Tuition

US$ 10,000 Housing/Meals

US$   1,000 Books/Supplies

US$      600 Health Insurance

US$      350 Orientation Course

US$        50 Admissions Fee

US$ 17,500 total per year

Student Life Center

Get involved in student life activities at Fox Valley Tech. There are tons of fun opportunities to build your confidence, leadership and teamwork skills at both Appleton and Oshkosh campuses. The Student Life Center, located on the Appleton Campus, offers a variety of services to help you connect with other students and make your FVTC experience more enjoyable. You can play pool, ping pong or foosball, watch TV or a movie on the big screen, purchase discount passes for movies or other attractions, or just hang out with your friends. You can also buy stamps, make photocopies, purchase your FVTC Student ID and rent lockers.

College Facilities

Main Appleton campus is 574,000 sq. ft. Key satellite buildings are D. J. Bordini Center at 79,000 sq. ft. & J. J. Keller Transportation Center at 80,000 sq. ft.

Oshkosh Riverside campus is 67,000 sq. ft.; S. J. Spanbauer Aviation and Industrial Center is 68,000 sq. ft.

Offers instruction/services in four regional centers (Chilton, Clintonville, Waupaca and Wautoma) and more than 50 other outreach locations