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4 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: Good price for the education you're getting for sure. I would recommend trying to get financial aid if possible I was unable to do so but it wasn't hard for me to finance it does to its affordable price.

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2 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I did not ever qualify for financial aid, but I heard many horror stories from pets that did and never heard from anybody that had a straightforward experience with getting financial aid.

5 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: Tuition is cheap at my school.

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3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I've worked real hard on making it to this point and I don't see the disadvantage of the help I've received or the loans I've hed to take to get me into the position I'm at to finish school at Wake Tech. The future is all the more bright but I am realistic in understanding the costs I will have to pay in the long run. Through perseverance I know everything will get paid in the end and I will be better off with a secure job.

4 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Great job from my experience.

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Wake Tech has been consistently reasonable with its tuition rates, which average $1500 a semester for a full-time student in state and $7500 for a full-time student out of state. In comparison to NC State's $15,000 per semester, students at Wake Tech are able to save a lot of money. Some students dislike Wake Tech's tuition fee policy, however. In the last semester, Wake Tech has increased its rate from $50 per credit hour to $56 per credit hour, marking the second tuition cost increase within two years. Because Wake Tech's price has an upward trend, many students have become frustrated with the system.

All students are eligible to apply for financial aid while attending Wake Tech. Although not all students may receive financial aid, there are also other options, such as applying for grants and/or loans. Wake Tech also offers scholarships to students who display a strong performance on their high school transcript or have extra-curricular activities.

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Tips for Getting Aid
  • Apply early! Early applicants often get the most attention because the financial advisers have more time to evaluate them.
  • Be up front and don't be afraid to release any information about your financial struggles.
  • If you do not qualify for financial aid, ask about a grant or a loan. Your previous academic records may qualify you to receive benefits from one of these programs.
Did You Know?
  • You can get a 100 percent refund for any dropped classes if they are cancelled before the first day of the academic semester. You can also receive a full refund for any and all textbooks purchased.
  • If students need to drop a class before the 10 percent mark of the academic semester, they can still receive a 75 percent refund.

Student Polls

Have you come across any unexpected extra fees associated with going to school here?    Based on 130 responses

  • 58% No, everything was straightforward.
  • 36% There were a few minor fees.
  • 5% Yes, major fees.

Do you think you are getting your money's worth?    Based on 131 responses

  • 87% Yes
  • 13% No
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