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Fall Semester Begins with Brand New Campus


  Fall Semester Begins with Brand New Campus

RALEIGH, N.C. (August 16, 2018) - Wake Tech began a new academic year on Thursday, August 16, with a brand new campus! The RTP Campus is Wake Tech’s sixth campus and ninth Wake County site. More than 1,100 students have already enrolled!

The RTP Campus will focus on advanced, highly-technical programs and bring customized workforce training to corporations throughout Wake County. The campus will also make degree programs and professional credentialing much more accessible to those in the western part of the county. Specialized technical programs include Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, and IT Storage and Virtualization, plus high-demand degrees such as Business Administration and Supply Chain Management. The campus also offers college/university transfer options and Career and College Promise (CCP) for high school students. It is the home of Corporate and Business Solutions, offering customized training for employers in and around Research Triangle Park.

Students heading to classes at RTP and other Wake Tech campuses spent the first day meeting new friends, finding classes, and asking questions about advising and financial aid.

Overall enrollment for the fall semester at Wake Tech has reached nearly 23,000. Wake Tech expands programs, adds faculty, and constructs new facilities when possible to accommodate community demand for education and training. The college also builds capacity by adding online course offerings. With more than 74,000 students, Wake Tech is the largest community college in North Carolina.