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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. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Durham Technical Community College Ranked?

2023 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 12 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is medical/clinical assistant.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Durham Technical Community College as #1,517 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list.

Durham Technical Community College also holds the #48 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.

See all of the rankings for Durham Technical Community College.

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 an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 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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Durham Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,672 undergraduates at Durham Technical Community College with 866 being full-time and 3,806 being part-time.

How Much Does Durham Technical Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Durham Technical Community College is $4,184. 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 Durham Technical Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,260 $4,299 $6,687 $6,468 $9,730

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 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,661 a year. That adds up to $18,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Durham Technical Community College is 12.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Durham Technical Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Durham Technical Community College make around $30,239 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 29% 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 2019-2020, 4,601 students took at least one online class at Durham Technical Community College. This is an increase from the 2,631 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 4,601 4,447
2018-2019 2,631 1,059
2017-2018 2,357 761
2016-2017 2,110 677
2015-2016 1,777 595

Learn more about online learning at Durham Technical Community 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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