Williamsburg Technical College

601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Tel: (843)355-4110
725 students
Public institution
Williamsburg Technical College, a member of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education system, is a public, two year, associate degree, diploma and certificate granting institution with an average semester enrollment of approximately 625 students serving the county of Williamsburg, South Carolina. The mission of Williamsburg Technical College is to offer quality, affordable and accessible educational opportunities and experiences that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills to achieve their goals and to encourage economic development in Williamsburg County.
School Highlights:
Williamsburg Technical College serves 725 students (39.72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Williamsburg Technical College is the only community colleges within Williamsburg County, SC.
The nearest community college is Central Carolina Technical College (37.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
College Williamsburg 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 30 staff
61 staff
Williamsburg Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 725 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 725 students 1,296 students
Williamsburg Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
Williamsburg Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 288 students
810 students
Williamsburg Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 437 students
1,036 students
Williamsburg Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Williamsburg Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
Williamsburg Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Williamsburg Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Williamsburg Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Williamsburg Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.45 0.53
Williamsburg Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,770 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,056 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,770 $5,694
Williamsburg Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,056 $10,252
Williamsburg Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
Williamsburg Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Williamsburg Technical College opened its doors to students during late 1969, representing a new concept in comprehensive education coupled with various supportive services. For the first time in South Carolina, and most particularly Williamsburg County, all the following capabilities and services were available in one concentrated area: technical education, adult education, vocational education for high school students, continuing education for personal enrichment, and the offices of the state Job Service and Vocational Rehabilitation. Williamsburg Technical College is located in Kingstree, South Carolina. Located on 41 acres of land on Highway 377, Williamsburg Technical College is housed in six buildings: an administrative/learning building which contains classrooms, computer laboratories, an industrial laboratory, a physical science laboratory, an auditorium, a student lounge and administrative offices; a technology vocational building containing offices, technical laboratories and classrooms; a learning resources building which houses the Learning Resources Center, classrooms and offices of the Student Services Division; two special activities buildings, one housing temporary office space for welfare–to–work services and the other a greenhouse; and a Special Training Center/Storage Depot. The college offers, to residents of Williamsburg County with varying academic skill levels, the opportunity for postsecondary vocational, technical, and occupational programs leading directly to employment or maintenance of employment in any of the county's manufacturing firms, specializing in textiles, plastics, or metal fabrication. Additionally, Williamsburg Technical College offers postsecondary vocational programs leading directly to employment or maintenance of employment in many of the county's service industries to include cosmetology, nursing, and automotive repair. Associate degree programs are also offered which enable students to gain access through transfer to other postsecondary education. Williamsburg Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,761 per year for in-state students and $9,547 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,789 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 77%. 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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.