Public 2 Year

Florence Darlington Technical College

Florence, South Carolina

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Florence Darlington Technical College overview
Location Florence, South Carolina
Online fdtc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Florence Darlington Technical College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Florence-Darlington Technical College, located in Florence, South Carolina, is a public two-year institution established in 1963. The college's main campus contributes to the suburban feel of the region, situated roughly 80 miles east of the state capital, Columbia. Florence-Darlington Technical College offers a range of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs, with a particular emphasis on technical and vocational education tailored to support regional workforce development. Among its academic offerings, the college is recognized for programs in health sciences, business, engineering technology, and computer technology. While Florence-Darlington Technical College maintains an open admissions policy, it emphasizes a tailored educational approach through various student support services. The college does not offer on-campus housing facilities, encouraging students to integrate within the local community. As an institution focused primarily on academics and workforce training, Florence-Darlington Technical College does not have an emphasis on intercollegiate athletics.

Florence Darlington Technical College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,112 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,828 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $4,704 plus fees of $196.

Florence Darlington 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.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

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In District Costs for Florence Darlington Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,248
Other Fees$196
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,138
Other Expenses Budget$3,312
Total One Year Cost$15,334

South Carolina Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Florence Darlington Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,248
Other Fees$196
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,138
Budget for Other Expenses$3,312
Total One Year Cost$15,598

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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 Florence Darlington Technical College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 15%
Precision Production Trades 11%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218025 IPEDS survey data for Florence Darlington Technical College.

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