Florence-Darlington Technical College
Florence, SC 29501-0548

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,003
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Florence-Darlington Technical College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Florence-Darlington Technical College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,096 and in-state students paid $4,272.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$3,401
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$4,272
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$6,096
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Florence-Darlington Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 69% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,108 (which is 16.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Florence-Darlington Technical College in 2016-2017, was 246, which is 30% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,400 (which is 3.4% below the national average.)

$5,108
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,400
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
92%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Florence-Darlington Technical College has enrolled a total of 6,003 students (2,374 students full-time and 3,629 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,003 students, 302 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,822 students for distance studies.

6,003
Total Enrollment
302
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 44%

Black/African American: 43%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Florence-Darlington Technical College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 25% 707
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 17% 499 99
Precision Production 10% 275
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 8% 216
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 184 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 5% 139 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 93
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 92
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 68
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 46 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

12%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Florence-Darlington Technical College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

12%
Still enrolled
54%
Dropout rate
21%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$20,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Florence-Darlington Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,800. Last year, out of the total 1,836 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,561 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,009 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,667 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,800 $24,900
Employment Rate 85% 83%
Total Graduates 1,836 2,009

Campus Location

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