Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin

Ranked #1 Best Community College in Wisconsin and #4 Best Community College in America, Fox Valley Technical College is located in Appleton, Wisconsin. FVTC has an extremely high approval rating, with 98% satisfaction among students studying at FVTC.

+ International Support

Fox Valley Technical College offers multiple internationally minded offices and programs. This includes the Global Education and Services Department, Intensive English Office, International Student Advising Office, Global Studies Program, Global Business Program, Diversity and Inclusion Department as well as the International Student Exchange Club.

The Global Education activities coordinator organizes weekly activities/trips/special events throughout the year for international students. Activities include pumpkin carving, Sundae Bar, Friendsgiving, YMCA trips, baseball games, cereal bars, BBQs, and trips to baseball games, Wisconsin Dells water park, and Mall of America, as well as day trips to Chicago, Madison, Minneapolis, local trips to concerts, police/fire station, baseball games, hockey games, Christmas lights shows and many more. Moreover, several volunteer opportunities are organized throughout the year with Special Olympics, Feeding America, Celebrate Diversity Picnic, Walk 4 Autism and Loaves and Fishes (feeding community).

+ Dorms

Tech Village is just just two blocks from Fox Valley Technical College and will give you the opportunity to meet international students from around the globe as well as students from the local area. The Tech Village offers apartment-style student living. Share a comfortable, fully furnished four-bedroom two-bath suite with four other students. Community amenities will include high-speed Internet, walking path and a variety of settings for learning, creating and connecting.

Tech Village Student Living

+ Degrees ranked FVTC the #1 Best Community College in Wisconsin and #4 Best Community College in America. 79 of FVTC’s degree and diploma programs have 100% graduate employment and 98% of students are satisfied with their education at FVTC. Explore degrees and certificates .

+ Athletics and Clubs

The City of Appleton offers community clubs and sports groups for people of all levels: Rugby, Soccer, Golf, Volleyball, Football, Baseball, Softball, Pickle Ball, Dodge Ball, Frisbee Golf and many more. With over 45 different clubs it’s easy to find others who enjoy the same hobby or career interest.

+University Transfer

Starting at FVTC makes completing a bachelor’s degree affordable, accessible and convenient. Students have many options to transfer credits upon graduation.
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“I loved my year with my host family and at FVTC. I learned much more than only English. I met people all over the world that I will never forget. We talked about our different cultures and languages. The instructors are awesome, and they really want to help us. It was the best experience in my life so far.”

– Clara, Switzerland

“We had many academic trips, making the class interesting and different. We went to Chicago 2 times, we went camping once, and we went to farms, downtown of Appleton. The college give us, international students, lot of support, felt like a family, which always will be there for you when you needed.”

– Cezar, Brazil

Intercultural Exchange Programs

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