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OCtech Demographics & Diversity

Orangeburg, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at OCtech are mainly Black with a significant White population. The school has high racial diversity. 59% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 41%
Black 53%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 101% more female students than male students enrolled at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, OCtech has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 794
Women 1,593

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

OCtech serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,806 per year

73% 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 29.6%
Part time Undergrads 51.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218487 IPEDS survey data for Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College.