Williamsburg Technical College

601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556-4197
Tel: (843)355-4110
717 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 717 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
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 28 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
College Williamsburg Technical College (SC) 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
Total Faculty 28 staff 44 staff

Student Body

The student population of 717 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 717 students 1,090 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 26:1 28:1
# Full-Time Students 216 students 708 students
# Part-Time Students 501 students 524 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
1%
3%
% Black
71%
27%
% White
27%
63%
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. 0.42 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,660 is less than the state average of $4,676. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,840 is less than the state average of $9,420. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,660 $4,676
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,840 $9,420
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 94%
Source: 2014 (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 $4,589 per year for in-state students and $8,916 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 69%. 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Virginia College-Greenville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.