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Why choose FVTC?

Our grads get jobs. Jobs they love. We have a high graduate employment rate of 95%, plus 98% of our grads approve of their FVTC education. Why? Because they’re getting hands-on, current training for the careers of today. 

Real skills for real jobs.


You're an important part of your student's success. To help you prepare students for college today, we've compiled the following links and resources:

Choosing a College

Choosing a college can be exciting and overwhelming. Make sure you have the information you need by considering the questions below, along with FVTC's answers to those questions.

Choosing a Career 

Undecided? We can help you identify how your personality, skills and interests can help bring your future career into focus.

Graduate Employment

On average, 95% of our graduates are employed within 6 months of graduating. Learn more about our research and graduate follow-up.

Paying for College 

Learn more about your payment options, including tuition, financial aid, scholarships, work-study and more.

Campus Life

There’s a lot going on beyond the classroom, including student clubs, athletics, volunteer opportunities and much more. 

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Ways to Visit

Get a first-hand look at our campuses, including group and individualized tours.



K-12 Parent Resources

Looking for ways to help your son or daughter get ready for college? We can help.

Credit Transfer Options

With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two- and four-year colleges. 


Campus Safety

We work hard to create a safe, welcoming campus community. You can feel comfortable and secure while you’re in class; we’re proud of the low crime statistics on our campuses.


The Tech Village, just two blocks away from the FVTC Appleton campus, offers apartment-style student living. Share a comfortable, fully furnished four-bedroom two-bath suite with four other students. 

Academic Calendar

Our academic calendar runs on a trimester basis. Refer to the current calendar for important details and deadlines.

Explore Learning Opportunities

Want to learn more about our programs of study? Explore our 200+ associate degree, technical diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs.  

Did You Know? 

Fox Valley Technical College program and Adult Basic Education students can use Appleton Valley Transit bus service free with a valid FVTC Student ID card, anytime or anywhere that Valley Transit routes run. FVTC Student IDs are available at no charge in the Student Life Center. In Oshkosh, students can ride any Go Transit bus by showing their current FVTC photo ID card.

High school scholarships

Attention High School Seniors: 

Free Money For College 

Scholarships available just for you. Apply today! 

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