Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, SC 29118-8299

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,640
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
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
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Orangeburg Calhoun 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.

Application Fee

$60
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,720 and in-state students paid $4,944.

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

$7,367
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$4,944
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$6,720
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,999 (which is 14.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College in 2016-2017, was 68, which is 21% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,511 (which is 23% below the national average.)

$4,999
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,511
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College has enrolled a total of 2,640 students (1,026 students full-time and 1,614 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,640 students, 274 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 251 students for distance studies.

2,640
Total Enrollment
274
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 55%

White: 40%

Hispanic: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Orangeburg Calhoun 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 33% 992 38
Health Professions And Related Programs 18% 549
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 6% 193
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 129
Transportation And Materials Moving 3% 96
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 73
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 69
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 2% 64
Precision Production 2% 47
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 36

Graduation & Dropout Rates

13%
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 Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

17%
Still enrolled
62%
Dropout rate
9%
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

$21,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,100. Last year, out of the total 1,054 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 875 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,371 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,111 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $21,100 $25,200
Employment Rate 83% 81%
Total Graduates 1,054 1,371

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College.

Denmark Technical College
23.3 mile away
Aiken Technical College
58.3 mile away
Trident Technical College
62.9 mile away
Augusta Technical College
70.7 mile away