Public 2 Year

Central Carolina Technical College

Sumter, South Carolina

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Central Carolina Technical College overview
Location Sumter, South Carolina
Online cctech.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Small City
Central Carolina Technical College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Central Carolina Technical College, located in Sumter, South Carolina, is a public, two-year institution that emphasizes skill-based training and education across various fields. Established in 1962, the college offers a predominantly suburban campus experience closely situated to the state capital, Columbia. While known for its focus on career and technical education, the college also provides a broad range of associate degrees, certificates, and diploma programs, catering to students seeking direct entry into the workforce or transfer opportunities to four-year universities. The institution's academic profile includes popular programs in health sciences, industrial technology, and business, reflecting the region's employment needs. Central Carolina Technical College features an open admissions policy, welcoming a wide range of applicants. On-campus housing is not available, encouraging a commuter atmosphere where students typically reside off-campus.

Central Carolina Technical College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  902 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,412 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $6,354 plus fees of $240.

Central Carolina Technical College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Central Carolina Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$894
Other Fees$240
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,843
Other Expenses Budget$2,107
Total One Year Cost$15,559

South Carolina Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Central Carolina Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$894
Other Fees$240
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,843
Budget for Other Expenses$2,107
Total One Year Cost$16,438

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$28,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Central Carolina Technical College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 31%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 30%
Business 10%
Work and Family Studies 6%
Precision Production Trades 5%

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