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Florence-Darlington Technical College Demographics & Diversity

Florence, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Florence-Darlington Technical College are predominantly Black with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

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.

Racial demographics of Florence Darlington Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 50%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 6%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 90% more female students than male students enrolled at Florence Darlington Technical College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Florence-Darlington Technical College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Florence Darlington Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Florence Darlington Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,443
Women 2,739

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Florence-Darlington Technical College serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Florence Darlington Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,584 per year

64% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 36.4%
Part time Undergrads 53.1%

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