Denmark Technical College

1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
Denmark, SC 29042
Tel: (803)793-5100
  • 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 1,678 students (85% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Denmark Technical College is the only community colleges within Bamberg County, SC.
  • The nearest community college is University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (22.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Denmark 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 Public
Total Faculty 44 staff 44 staff
Denmark Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,678 has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,678 students 1,232 students
Denmark Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1 28:1
Denmark Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,422 students 708 students
Denmark Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 256 students 524 students
Denmark Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Denmark Technical College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
260 260
Denmark Technical College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Black
Denmark Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Denmark Technical College White (2007-2016)
Denmark Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.10 0.54
Denmark Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Denmark Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $19,700 $28,900
Denmark Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,734 is less than the state average of $6,687. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,158 is less than the state average of $10,638. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,734 $6,687
Denmark Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,158 $10,638
Denmark Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 94%
Denmark Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $5,500 $14,979
Denmark Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 $5,500
Denmark Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,687 per year for in-state students and $10,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,829 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.