Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

3250 Saint Matthews Rd, Orangeburg
SC, 29118-8299
Tel: (803)536-0311
2,870 students
Public institution
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is an associate degree-awarding two-year public institution. As an open admissions institution, we serve students with diverse backgrounds and ability levels from a primarily rural region, enrolling approximately 2,900 – 3,300 credit students and 3,000 non-credit students annually. Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College values the quality and effectiveness of our programs, promoting ethical standards in all aspects of the College’s operation.
School Highlights:
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College serves 2,870 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is the only community colleges within Orangeburg County, SC.
The nearest community college is Denmark Technical College (23.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,870 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,870 students
1,303 students
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,275 students
834 students
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,595 students
1,040 students
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College sch enrollment Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Asian (2010-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Hispanic (2009-2012)
% Black
45%
11%
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
53%
66%
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College sch ethnicity Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College sta ethnicity
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. 0.52 0.44
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,309 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,133 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,309 $5,890
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,133 $10,050
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The history of technical education in Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties began many years before Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College officially opened in 1968. In April 2003, OCtech cut the ribbon on its new Student and Community Life Center. Located here are Student Services, Continuing Education, Planning, Development and Research offices, and the president's office. This building also features a Cyber Cafe, The Tourville Learning Lab, and meeting rooms, all of which are open to the public. Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is presently completing extensive renovations to both the Gressette and the Williams buildings to update and to improve facilities. The college offers Associate Degree Programs in Arts, Science, Business, Computer Technology, Engineering Technology, Health Science, Industrial Technology, Occupational Technology and Public Service. Diploma programs are offered in Automated Office, Medical Office Assisting, Early Childhood Development and Practical Nursing. The college also offers various Certificate programs. Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,744 per year for in-state students and $9,275 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 68%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.