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Central Carolina Technical College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Central Carolina Technical College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Central Carolina Technical College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Central Carolina Technical College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Central Carolina was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Central Carolina?

Acceptance Rate

Central Carolina Technical College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Central Carolina Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Central Carolina Technical College is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Central Carolina Technical College is 49%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  49 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Carolina Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Central Carolina Technical College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100
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Central Carolina Technical College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,550 undergraduates at Central Carolina with 1,305 being full-time and 2,245 being part-time.

Central Carolina Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 19.50 out of 100, Central Carolina is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  19.50 out of 100
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How Much Does Central Carolina Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Carolina is $5,191. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Central Carolina

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,102 $4,677 $6,051 $7,478 $8,508

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Central Carolina, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Central Carolina, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $4,054 a year. That adds up to $16,216 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Carolina is 18.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Central Carolina Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Central Carolina make about $25,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 37% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Central Carolina Technical College

Located in Sumter, South Carolina, Central Carolina Technical College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Central Carolina Technical College

Contact details for Central Carolina are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, SC 29150-2499
Phone: 803-778-1961
Website: www.cctech.edu

Central Carolina Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Carolina Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Central Carolina

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 2,284 students took at least one online class at Central Carolina Technical College. This is a decrease from the 2,389 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,284 596
2016-2017 2,389 598
2015-2016 2,052 454
2014-2015 1,196 369
2013-2014 1,300 461

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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