Williamsburg Technical College

  • 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 832 students (20% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 116% over five years.
Williamsburg Technical College(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty78 staff142 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Williamsburg Technical College has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Williamsburg Technical College diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment832 students1,682 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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# Full-Time Students169 students739 students
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# Part-Time Students663 students943 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Hispanic
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7%
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% Black
72%
25%
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% White
26%
53%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.410.64
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College Completion Rate
20%
20%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,400$28,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,876 is less than the state average of $5,692. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,260 is less than the state average of $10,568. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,876$5,692
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,260$10,568
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Williamsburg Technical College is Central Carolina Technical College (38.3 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,692 per year for in-state students and $10,568 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,258 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Midlands Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.