A college degree is not just a piece of paper. It shows you took the next step and gained new skills. Skills that can help you advance in your career and make a difference in our world.
You’re not alone. There are others just like you who took the risk and changed their life and their family's life for the better. And we’re here to help.
Your success is why we’re here. It’s worth it. You’re worth it.
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The average age of a Fox Valley Tech student is about 30. There will be younger students, but there will also be older students. This mix mirrors the working world and provides an ideal learning environment. Plus class sizes are smaller here, which means you’re getting more individualized instruction.
There are a variety of class options at Fox Valley Tech, including on-campus, online, part-time, day, evening, weekend and accelerated options. Plus, while our main campus is located in Appleton, we also offer many classes at our Oshkosh campuses and regional centers in Chilton, Clintonville, Waupaca and Wautoma. You can learn when, where and how you want. Learn more about FVTC's flexible learning options.
If child care is a concern, there is a day care center at the Appleton campus that is open to students and staff, and is licensed for 96 children, ages six weeks through five years, year-round.
Math, writing, science… the struggle is real, we get it. We will do everything in our power to help you succeed. Through our Teaching & Learning Center, individual tutoring and study groups are available to help you improve whatever skills you need help with, all free of charge. We also offer free workshops and classes throughout the semester to help you with things like study skills, test-taking and time management.
Looking to get your GED or brush up on skills before starting a program? We can help you with that too, through our Adult Education classes.
“Earn a degree because your kids deserve a parent they are proud of. When people say you can’t, do it and keep working, never stop!” - Ana M., Criminal Justice
There are no guarantees in life. But with a degree from Fox Valley Tech, the odds of finding a job are definitely in your favor. 93% of our graduates are employed within six months of graduating, and 74 of our programs have 100% job employment.
What’s more, education is something that can never be taken from you; you will carry that knowledge and experience with you wherever you go, for the rest of your life. You will have taken a risk and succeeded.
So is it worth it? Absolutely.