Denmark Technical College

  • 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 to Denmark Technical College is University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (22.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Denmark Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Denmark Technical College(SC) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty44 staff55 staff
Denmark Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Denmark Technical College has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Denmark Technical College diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,678 students1,260 students
Denmark Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio38:128:1
Denmark Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,422 students726 students
Denmark Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students256 students534 students
Denmark Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Denmark Technical College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
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 Score0.100.54
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 $6,284. 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 $10,399. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,734$6,284
Denmark Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,158$10,399
Denmark Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%93%
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 $6,284 per year for in-state students and $10,399 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,551 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 62%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.