Williamsburg Technical College

601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556-4197
  • 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 38%.
  • Williamsburg Technical College is the only community colleges within Williamsburg County, SC.
  • The nearest community college to Williamsburg Technical College is Central Carolina Technical College (37.0 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Williamsburg 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 Faculty28 staff55 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Williamsburg Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Williamsburg Technical College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment717 students1,260 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
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# Full-Time Students216 students726 students
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# Part-Time Students501 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
71%
27%
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% White
27%
62%
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Diversity Score0.420.54
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College Completion Rate
12%
12%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,400$28,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,876 is less than the state average of $6,284. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,260 is less than the state average of $10,399. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,876$6,284
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,260$10,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or 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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