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Central Carolina Technical College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Central Carolina Technical College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Central Carolina Technical College Ranked?

2022 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 91 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other multi/interdisciplinary studies.

Overall Quality

Central Carolina landed the #2,102 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 50 colleges in South Carolina, Central Carolina is ranked at #41.

See all of the rankings for Central Carolina Technical College.

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 14 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 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

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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 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Central Carolina Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,885 undergraduates at Central Carolina with 904 being full-time and 1,981 being part-time.

How Much Does Central Carolina Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Carolina is $5,004. 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 +
$4,742 $4,578 $5,707 $8,942 $8,696

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Central Carolina, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $3,983 a year. That adds up to $15,932 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Carolina is 17.9%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Central Carolina with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $25,100 in their early years. 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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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 learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,732 students took at least one online class at Central Carolina Technical College. This is an increase from the 1,568 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,732 753
2018-2019 1,568 552
2017-2018 2,284 596
2016-2017 2,389 598
2015-2016 2,052 454

Learn more about online learning at Central Carolina Technical College.

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.

References

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