Denmark Technical College

1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
Denmark, SC 29042
Tel: (803)793-5100
1,838 students
Public institution

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Denmark Technical College is a public, comprehensive, Historically Black, two-year technical college located in rural Bamberg County. The College annually serves approximately 2,000 credit and continuing education students, a mix of traditional, nontraditional, full-time and part-time. Denmark Technical College is the only technical college in the State of South Carolina with on-campus housing. As a member of the South Carolina Technical College System, Denmark Technical College's mission is related to the educational mission of the State of South Carolina and the Technical College System.
School Highlights:
Denmark Technical College serves 1,838 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Denmark Technical College is the only community colleges within Bamberg County, SC.
The nearest community college is University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (22.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Denmark Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 39 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,838 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,838 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 47:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
1,415 students
810 students
Denmark Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 423 students
1,017 students
Denmark Technical College Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
97%
12%
% White
2%
57%
Denmark Technical College White (2006-2013)
Denmark Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.08 0.53
Denmark Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,662 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,014 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,662 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,014 $10,294
Total Dormitory Capacity 432 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Denmark Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Denmark Technical College was established in 1947. Since 1948, the College has experienced significant growth and now takes pride in the fact that it has become a comprehensive two-year college which offers a broad range of programs and services. The College is located in Denmark, South Carolina, a small city of approximately 5,000 citizens. The campus stands on 53 beautifully landscaped acres of land conveniently located about 50 miles south of Columbia, 85 miles northeast of Charleston, and 50 miles east of Augusta, Georgia. Degree Programs offered includes Computer Technology, Criminal Justice Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology, General Business, General Technology, Human Services and Office Systems Technology. Diploma Programs offered includes Automated Office, Barbering, Cosmetology and Pharmacy Technician. Certificate Programs are offered in Accounting, Basic Tailoring/Alterations, Building Construction Fundamentals, Computer Servicing and Repair, Criminal Justice, Customer Service, Early Childhood Development, Food Services, General Automotive Technology, Industrial Processing Technology, Laptop Computer Presentations, Legal Research Assistant, Machine Tool, Medical Record Coder, Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technology, Nail Technology, Nurse Aide, Plumbing, Pre-Medical, Professional Secretary, Shorthand, Welding and Word Processing. Denmark Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Certificates, Diplomas,and Associate Degrees.

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South Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.