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Durham Technical Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Durham Technical Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. 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 Durham Technical Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Durham Technical Community College was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Durham Technical Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Durham Technical Community College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Durham Technical Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Durham Technical Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Durham Technical Community 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Durham Technical Community College is 26%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  26 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Durham Technical Community 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 Durham Technical Community College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Durham Technical Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,665 undergraduates at Durham Technical Community College with 1,454 being full-time and 4,211 being part-time.

Durham Technical Community College 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.

Durham Technical Community College scored 54.14 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  54.14 out of 100
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How Much Does Durham Technical Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Durham Technical Community College is $6,921. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Durham Technical Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Durham Technical Community College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $5,117 a year. That adds up to $20,468 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Durham Technical Community College is 18.1%. 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 Durham Technical Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Durham Technical Community College make about $28,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 28% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Durham Technical Community College

Durham Technical Community College is a public institution situated in Durham, North Carolina. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for Durham Technical Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1637 Lawson Street, Durham, NC 27703-5023
Phone: 919-536-7200
Website: www.durhamtech.edu

Durham Technical Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Durham Technical Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 2,357 students took at least one online class at Durham Technical Community College. This is an increase from the 2,110 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,357 761
2016-2017 2,110 677
2015-2016 1,777 595
2014-2015 1,765 536
2013-2014 2,286 492

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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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